ventilation system


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ventilation system

Public health An air system designed to maintain negative pressure and exhaust air properly, to minimize the spread of TB and other respiratory pathogens in a health care facility
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Longitudinal tunnel ventilation systems provide airflow along the length of a tunnel; they are needed to satisfy air quality requirements or to control smoke movement in case of a fire.
A ventilation system that provides increased performance over that which it replaces is usually well received by the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) despite the fact it may offer only partial compliance.
Ten seconds later, the signal to activate the ventilation system is given but it takes another 51 seconds before visibility begins to improve near the fire location.
A heater connected to the ventilation system to control humidity in the facility overheated and caused the insulation and the electrical connections.
Michael Washbourne, SCS Group senior project manager, said: "A passive ventilation system avoids the everyday use of an expensive mechanical air conditioning system and ensures maximum comfort for staff while saving energy.
As a result, they recommend that modern houses include a mechanical ventilation system.
I am asking for these so-called managers to ensure they turn on their ventilation systems.
The Army's Rapid Equipping Force (REF) delivered 500 body ventilation systems to heat-stressed soldiers in Iraq and Kuwait last month.
The detainees alleged that the flow of black fiberglass from the ventilation system caused nosebleeds and respiratory problems, and allegedly exacerbated the serious asthma condition of one detainee.
The analysis also noted instances where building engineers could not find ventilation systems plans or found the ventilation system equipment itself inaccessible.
The dryer ventilation system, including the vent cover, was constructed in such a way that lint was unable to escape the tubing and consequently backed up along the 17 feet of dryer tubing,'' the lawsuit said.