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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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The Company anticipates that the Breathe Technologies Life2000 Ventilation System will be commercially available in the United States in late 2015.
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.
The entire ventilation system is tied into our compressed air system," said Douglas Caudle, president of Piedmont Fiberglass in North Carolina.
The intended result is to provide a basis for specific guidance for understanding whole- building ventilation system effectiveness, which is critical to promoting the best low energy and high value ventilation solutions.
Eriksson and Wahlstrom (2002) describe the use of a multi-zone airflow simulation tool to evaluate the performance of a hybrid ventilation system in a Swedish school building; Wahlstrom and Nielsen (2001) describe the school building and ventilation system.
Experts yesterday told the assembly's committee on smoking in public places that owners must pay for the right ventilation systems if they want smokers on their premises.
Sometimes when a new grinder or conveyor is added, the foundry taps into nearby ducts to use the ventilation system.
Some were found in ventilation systems after a letter addressed to Tom Daschle, the leader of the majority Democrats in the Senate, was found to contain anthrax.
An efficient, high-quality ventilation system is essential to improving air quality in the kitchen.
David Springstead, interim assistant general manager of capital programs and development said: MARTA is ahead of the curve for dedicating a significant portion of its capital improvement budget to upgrading our tunnel ventilation system.
The original ventilation system for the tunnel was designed and sized to maintain acceptable air quality, and not for smoke control in the event of a vehicle fire, as was the standard practice at that time.
The ventilation system of the building pulls air across the atrium, grazing the ficus fig fiddle leaf and palm plants, then redistributes it to the top floors, thus re-oxygenating the air while cleaning it.