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Title: Technology Solutions Case Study: New Insights for Improving the Designs of Flexible Duct Junction Boxes

In this project, IBACOS explored the relationships between pressure and physical configurations of flexible duct junction boxes by using computational fluid dynamics simulations to predict individual box parameters and total system pressure, thereby ensuring improved HVAC performance.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1220937
Report Number(s):
DOE/GO-102014-4298
6676
Research Org:
IBACOS
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:
residential; Residential Buildings; IBACOS; Building America; CFD; computational fluid dynamics; ducted mini split systems; ACCA Manual D; ACCA Manual D Group 11 fittings; ducts; duct fittings; duct fitting design; small-diameter ducts; wire-helix duct; junction boxes; box plenums; k-factors in duct fittings; fitting pressure drops