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Chilled Beams and UFAD: An Energy-Efficient Team

Chilled Beams and UFAD: An Energy-Efficient Team

Combining in-floor chilled beams and underfloor air distribution offers a premium perimeter comfort solution

The quest to improve the energy efficiency of building HVAC systems has led to the increased adoption of chilled beams as a design strategy for controlling perimeter zones, and sometimes interior zones, of buildings. With an active chilled beam, water pipes carry chilled and hot water to a coil mounted within the device, which then cools or heats the air delivered to a space. The energy efficiency and high capacity of water cooling and heating, coupled with the ability to condition perimeter

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