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Title: New Whole-House Solutions Case Study: Evaluating Through-Wall Air Transfer Fans, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

In this project, Building America team IBACOS performed field testing in a new construction unoccupied test house in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to evaluate heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) distribution systems during heating, cooling, and midseason conditions. The team evaluated a market-available through-wall air transfer fan system that provides air to the bedrooms.The relative ability of this system was considered with respect to relevant Air Conditioning Contractors of America and ASHRAE standards for house temperature uniformity and stability.
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USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Building Technologies Office (EE-5B) (Building America)
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United States
residential; Residential Buildings; IBACOS; Building America; field test results; room-to-room uniformity; mini-split; single point; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; new construction unoccupied test house; ACCA Manual RS; ASHRAE Standard 55; occupant comfort; space conditioning; 50% Building America Benchmark; cold climate