Lecture+21.++HVAC

Lecture+21.++HVAC - UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA Department of...

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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA Department of Viticulture and Enology VEN 135 WINE TECHNOLOGY AND WINERY SYSTEMS 21. HEATING, VENTILATION AND AIR CONDITIONG (HVAC) In most wineries, there will be some conflict between the use of outside air for ventilation and the need to cool it before it can be used. This focuses attention on the reason for ventilation and the choice of the extent to which it is used. In many wineries, especially those in coastal regions, the night air will be a cool and fresh air source that might be used for building cooling as well as ventilation. Under conditions when the night air remains warm, this is not acceptable and supplementary cooling will be needed. When choices in the cellar require outside air to be introduced for reasons of safe carbon dioxide levels, the use of outside air will impose an additional cooling requirement and much of it wasted as the air is returned outside. The air conditioning system for winery offices will generally be designed by an air conditioning contractor. There are standards for temperatures and humidity levels for
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2010 for the course VEN 91866 taught by Professor Davidblock during the Spring '09 term at UC Davis.

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