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Post date: April 28, 2021

By Dan Int-Hout

The 1962 Air Diffusion Council Test Code 1062 required that room airspeed measurements be taken with an Anemotherm Air Meter. This was a battery-powered analog highly shielded hot wire anemometer, made by Reeves Hoffman, a sister company to Anemostat, located in Scranton Pa. It was the required instrument in the ADC 1062 test code, which was ”the bible” for air outlet measurements.  It was also the most popular and most readily available instrument for many years. It was, however, not without issues.

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Post date: April 26, 2021

By: Matthew Crump, PE

The Houston, Seattle, and Washington DC markets largely specify systems that utilize series fan-powered terminal units in all zones. Dallas and Portland, OR, specify parallel fan-powered units on the exterior with single duct units in the interior. The equipment and configuration of selected terminal units appear to be a matter of style. There are many reasons why different areas could have different design standards. Regardless, analyzing why you would select one style over the other could provide some value...

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