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Minimize Reheat
Minimize Reheat

The first of the 3 R's, REDUCE! Reduce loads and level the playing field to decrease the lift. Discussion topics will include minimizing reheat, displacement ventilation, control strategies, better zoning, building analytics, building envelope, and improved heat exchangers, among others. 

Please share with us your other ideas to reduce the reheat load in a hospital.

Austin Barolin
Senior Energy Analyst
Exciting new tech out of Duke University. This research just highlights the importance of architecture and smart building design in the decarbonization of buildings.
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Charlie Ruschke
Decarbonization Engineering Intern

Throwback Thursday!

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Minimize Reheat
Steven Guttmann
Principal, Member of decarb:Healthcare Technical Advisory Committee

Chilled beam Systems

Chilled beam systems allow for reheat to be ELIMINATED. They have been used successfully in Western European hospitals for decades. Chilled beam systems have no moving parts, no filters to maintain, are simple to design and operate, and are relatively... (More)