Rooftop VAV Systems

Application Manuals

Order Number: SYS-APM007-EN
Format: Manual
Price: $16.00
Publish Date: 2009

Discusses proper design and application of packaged rooftop, variable air volume (VAV) systems.  

Topics include:

  • Basic system operation
  • Benefits and drawbacks of a packaged rooftop VAV system
  • In-depth coverage of the components that make up the system (packaged rooftop unit, VAV terminal units, air distribution system, hot water heating system)
  • Solutions to address common design challenges (thermal zoning, ventilation, humidity control, energy efficiency, acoustics)
  • Several system variations (cold air distribution, single-zone VAV, air-to-air energy recovery)
  • Common unit-level and system-level control functions
  • System optimization strategies