Sizing of air-conditioning plant for commercial buildings in Hong Kong

Philip C.H. Yu, Wan Ki Chow

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Results of a survey indicate that 89% of the respondents use PC-based software packages to size their air-conditioning plant; 67% of them care about the building energy use; 83% adopt either ASHRAE standards or CIBSE guides in their design work; 67% intentionally oversize; and 87% use central air-conditioning plant with primary air fan-coil (PAF) systems in their recently completed commercial building projects.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)91-103
Number of pages13
JournalApplied Energy
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Building and Construction
  • Energy(all)
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law


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