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A Study of the Cooling Effect of an Evaporation-Type Cool Roof Fan
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A Study of the Cooling Effect of an Evaporation-Type Cool Roof Fan
Kim, Yeong Sik; Chung, Hanshik; Jeong, Hyomin; Choi, Soon-Ho;
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The ventilation effect of a ventilation system, which is classified as the forced ventilation and natural ventilation, is predominantly dependent on the combination of air supply and discharge. Perhaps the simplest ventilation is merely supplying the air as it is. However, to improve the indoor working environment during the summer, an air supply that is cooled to some extent has been widely adopted. Recently, a cooling method utilizing the vaporization of water was introduced. In this study, the performance of an evaporation-type air supply unit that was produced by Japan K-company and was installed in a shoe-manufacturing plant in Busan was investigated. The purpose of the experiment was to measure how much the supplied air could be cooled. From this experimental study, we confirmed that the evaporation-type air supply system is efficient, capable of improving the working environment during the summer while minimizing the energy cost.
Cooling Effect;Evaporation-Type;Relative Humidity;Psychrometric Chart;Ventilation;
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