Air Distribution Retrofit Strategies for Affordable Housing

@inproceedings{Dentz2014AirDR,
  title={Air Distribution Retrofit Strategies for Affordable Housing},
  author={Jordan Dentz and Francis Conlin and P. Holloway and David Podorson and Kapil Varshney},
  year={2014}
}
In multifamily and attached buildings, traditional duct sealing methods are often impractical or costly and disruptive because of the difficulty in accessing leakage sites. In this project, two retrofit duct sealing techniques -- manually-applied sealants and injecting a spray sealant, were implemented in several low-rise multi-unit buildings. An analysis on the cost and performance of the two methods are presented. Each method was used in twenty housing units: approximately half of each group… CONTINUE READING

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