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Temporary fix goes permanent as Fairfield dries up a dorm problem

March 26, 2006
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Schools and universities are a prime candidate for moisture-related problems. Fresh air requirements for classrooms have changed dramatically in the past few years. Where 5 cfm of fresh air per student was once allowed and was adequately conditioned by packaged systems, today's 15 cfm of fresh air per student poses an uneconomical and almost impossible challenge for these same systems. Like classrooms, 15 cfm of fresh air per student is also required to be brought into university dormitories. This fresh air requirement generates a substantial moisture load and a potential for IAQ problems if not properly conditioned.
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