A Guide to CEA Chilled Water HVACD System Design Published

May 2023
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MILWAUKEE, WI, May 2, 2023: Desert Aire has published A Guide to a Controlled Environment Agriculture Chilled Water HVACD System Design, a new technical resource. The guide summarizes the major components and options to consider when using chilled water as the source for cooling and dehumidification in heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and dehumidification (HVACD) controlled environment agriculture (CEA) applications.

The two main solution types for integrated environmental control in CEA are direct expansion (DX) cooling and chilled water systems.  DX systems use refrigerant as the energy transfer medium vs. the cold water of a chiller system.

For nearly a decade Desert Aire has manufactured thousands of purpose-designed indoor cultivation HVACD equipment A Guide to a Controlled Agriculture Chilled Water HVACD System Designwith a focus on optimizing energy efficiency, high level of environmental control and overall system reliability.

The publication “A Guide to a Controlled Environment Agriculture Chilled Water HVACD System Design” is available for download as a PDF document in the Document Library > Guide & Catalog page. To receive a printed copy of the publication, email sales@desert-aire.com.

About Desert Aire LLC

Desert Aire Corp. is a Milwaukee-based manufacturer of commercial and industrial humidity and climate control systems and has been assisting customers with moisture removal problems while controlling temperature since 1978.  Desert Aire systems provide healthy and comfortable indoor environments while saving energy in a variety of settings including indoor pool facilities, grow rooms, indoor water parks, ice rinks, schools and universities, rec and fitness centers, office and retail buildings, and water treatment plants. Desert Aire’s main office is located at N120 W18485 Freistadt Road, Germantown, WI, 53022, USA. Phone (262) 946-7400; Fax: (262) 946-7401; www.desert-aire.com.