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Office Building VAV Rooftop Unit Replacement

Posted by Dave Driver, PE Feb 9, 2016 5:41:08 PM

VAV Replacement Pitfalls

When the time comes to replace that old VAV rooftop unit, a building owner may solicit proposals from contractors for more efficient, but same capacity, direct replacement equipment.  

Before signing that purchase order, here are four considerations that could justify a more in-depth look. 

  • Is the capacity right?
  • Is the new unit heavier?
  • Does the new unit fit?
  • Is gas available?
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Topics: Washington-DC, Rooftop Units, Office Building HVAC