skip to main content

Title: Technology Solutions Case Study: Sealed Air-Return Plenum Retrofit

In this project, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory researchers greatly improved indoor air quality and HVAC performance by replacing an old, leaky air handler with a new air handler with an air-sealed return plenum with filter; they also sealed the ducts, and added a fresh air intake.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1220883
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-89691
6585
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:
PNNL; HVAC; air handler; plenum; indoor air quality; retrofit; Building America; residential building