Air Filter-Associated Fan Energy Consumption in Variable Air Volume Systems
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Three methods have been developed to determine the filter-associated fan energy consumption. These methods are the hourly method, the segment method, and the BIN method. The hourly method calculates the hourly filter-associated fan power. The segment method estimates the lifespan filter-associated fan energy without conducting-detailed AHU system simulation. The BIN method estimates the annual filter-associated fan energy without detailed filter installing date and detailed hourly AHU system simulation. These methods provide tools for detailed filter-associated fan energy simulation, the life-cycle cost analysis of energy efficient filters, and other engineering analysis purposes.
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Liu, M., Claridge, D. E., & Deng, S.