New and Underutilized Technology: Thermal Destratifiers
The following information outlines key deployment considerations for thermal destratifiers within the Federal sector. This information spans:
Small turbine like fans are mounted near the ceiling in high bay buildings to move warm air down to the occupant level, resulting in using less energy to heat the building. Thermal destratifiers need to be installed in well-insulated high bay buildings.
Thermal destratifiers are applicable in storage, industrial, and service applications.
Key Factors for Deployment
Federal agencies may want to consider radiant heating as an alternative to thermal destratifiers.
Federal energy savings, cost-effectiveness, and probability of success are ranked 0-5 with 0 representing the lowest ranking and 5 representing the highest ranking. The weighted score is ranked 0-100 with 0 representing the lowest ranking and 100 representing the highest ranking.
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The following resources are available:
Evaluation of Thermal Destratifiers: GovEnergy 2007 presentation by the Naval Facilities (NAVFAC) Engineering Service Center.