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.
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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; 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
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