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Title: Building America Top Innovations 2014 Profile: HVAC Cabinet Air Leakage Test Method

This 2014 Top Innovation profile describes Building America-funded research by teams and national laboratories that resulted in the development of an ASHRAE standard and a standardized testing method for testing the air leakage of HVAC air handlers and furnace cabinets and has spurred equipment manufacturers to tighten the cabinets they use for residential HVAC systems.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1220390
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-106303
6990
Research Org:
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Building Technologies Office (EE-5B) (Building America)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
U.S. Department of Energy; Building America; top innovation; LBNL; BSC; residential; construction; energy efficient; standards; HVAC; air leakage; furnace cabinet; air handler