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The fresh air supply to a room can be calculated as
Simplify the
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q = fresh air supply (ft3/h, m3/h)
n = air change rate (1/n)
V = volume of room (ft3, m3)

Example - Fresh Air Supply to a Public


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Waste The fresh air supply to a public library with volume 1000 m3
Management can be calculated as
World
Q = (4 1/h) (1000 m3)
= 4000 m3/h

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