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Tuesday's Ask the Experts: Cost reduction

June 21, 2011
Tuesday''s Ask the Experts question from a cleaning professional on the International Custodial Advisors Network (ICAN) "Ask the Experts" page: How do we reduce the cost involved in providing air conditioning (AC) to the facility? What is the requirement for AC per person in a facility?
The answer:
The primary means of reducing air conditioning cost is to provide good insulation in the facility to prevent the loss of the cooled air by either radiation or convection. Keep doors and windows closed. Use air lock entries. Control outside air exchange. Insulate outside walls and the roof. Insulated glass is an option, if you have ... — Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX editor
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