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AIR MAKE-UP [1 record]

Record 1 2003-04-16

English

Subject field(s)
  • Heating
  • Air Conditioning and Heating
  • Building Ventilation
DEF

New, or fresh, air brought into a building to replace losses due to exfiltration and exhausts, such as those from ventilation and chemical hoods.

CONT

In ventilating systems that exhaust air to the outdoors, provision shall be made for the admission of a supply of make-up air in sufficient quantity so that the efficiency of the exhaust system is not adversely affected.

Key term(s)
  • air make-up

French

Domaine(s)
  • Chauffage
  • Conditionnement de l'air et chauffage
  • Ventilation (Construction)
DEF

Quantité d'air extérieur introduit dans une enceinte.

CONT

Du générateur [d'air chaud] partent les gaines de distribution de l'air chaud aux bouches de soufflage. Les gaines de reprise et d'air neuf d'appoint y retournent.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Calefacción
  • Acondicionamiento de aire y calefacción
  • Ventilación (Construcción)
DEF

Aire que requieren algunos sistemas de calefacción por combustión para aislar el generador de aire caliente de las fluctuaciones externas de presión y para mantener un tiro constante en la chimenea.

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