Duct Thermal Performance Models for Large Commercial Buildings

Publication Type

Report

Authors

LBNL Report Number

LBNL-53410

Abstract

Despite the potential for significant energy savings by reducing duct leakage or other thermal losses from duct systems in large commercial buildings, California Title 24 has no provisions to credit energy-efficient duct systems in these buildings. A substantial reason is the lack of readily available simulation tools to demonstrate the energy- saving benefits associated with efficient duct systems in large commercial buildings.

Year of Publication

2003