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Computrols Staff

Types of Variable Air Volume (VAV) Boxes

VAV (Variable Air Volume) controllers are integral to HVAC systems that require varying cooling and heating loads in different zones. In this article, we will explore some of the most common types of VAV boxes and their specific applications.

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BAS Education
Simon Berry

What is a Variable Air Volume (VAV) Box?

The term Variable Air Volume, relates to a type of system that varies the amount of air directed to different spaces within a building based on the heating or cooling needs of a particular zone.

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CBAS Tips
George Hingle

George’s CBAS Tips, November 2019

Using CO2 sensors with VAV-B We were recently asked if it would be possible to utilize CO2 sensors with the VAV-B in order to control CFM setpoints. At this particular site, they want to add CO2 sensors to some of the VAV-Bs and command the CFM setpoint to the MAX

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CBAS Tips
George Hingle

George’s CBAS Tips, June 2018

  Disabling Heat on a VAV for Summer During the Summer, you might want to make sure that your heat is disabled on VAVs so that you don’t waste energy. This is especially true if you have electric heat strips as opposed to hot water coils, because you won’t have

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BAS Education
Computrols Staff

AHU Supply Temp Sets the Stage

In one of our recent articles, we discussed static pressure control and variable air volume (VAV) systems. We mentioned that by modulating the leaving air temp from an air handling unit (AHU) we can promote energy efficiency while also having an effect on static pressure. This time, we’ll look into

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BAS Education
Computrols Staff

Static Pressure Control and VAV Operation

Static pressure is a key ingredient in a successful Variable Air Volume (VAV) system. It ensures that air flow will be available to enable the VAVs in a system to achieve their designed Cubic Feet per Minute (CFM) at maximum demand. Simply put, the push of the air must be

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