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Christopher Kelly


Architectural Engineering


Mechanical Option

This page was last updated on May 2nd, 2011, by Christopher Kelly and is hosted by the Department of Architectural Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University.

Monday, May 02, 2011



Active Chilled Beams


Barnet, Barry M. "Chilled Beams For Labs: Using Dual Wheel Energy Recovery." ASHRAE

Journal (2008): 28-37. Print.


Rumsey, Peter. "Chilled Beams in Labs: Eliminating Reheat & Saving Energy on a Budget."

ASHRAE Journal 49 (2006): 18-25. Print.



Heat Recovery Chillers & Condensing Boilers


Durkin, Thomas H. "Dedicated Heat Recovery." ASHRAE Journal (2003): 18-23. Print.


Rishel, James B. "Reducing Energy Costs With Condensing Boilers and Heat Recovery

Chillers." ASHRAE Journal (2007): 46-55. Print.



Demand Controlled Ventilation


Sharp, Gordon P. "Demand-Based Control of Lab Air Change Rates." ASHRAE Journal

(2010): 30-41. Print.


Manufacturer’s product guides were also a key source of information (TROX, SEMCO, AERCO,

Phoenix Controls, York, Envirotec)

While great efforts have been taken to provide accurate and complete information on the pages of CPEP, please be aware that the information contained herewith is considered a work‐in‐progress for this thesis project. Modifications and changes related to the original building designs and construction methodologies for this senior thesis project are solely the interpretation of Christopher Kelly. Changes and discrepancies in no way imply that the original design contained errors or was flawed. Differing assumptions, code references, requirements, an methodologies have been incorporated into this thesis project; therefore, investigation results may vary from the original design.