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A little thermal comfort is welcome. The question of coupling air movers and air conditioning is on the agenda. Of course, there is a real physical difference between these systems. In energy terms, air mixing has little impact, whereas air conditioning has a high consumption. Let’s take a look at this combination of air conditioning and ventilation in the warm season.
For air movers, the RE2020, the new environmental regulation for new buildings, is a great step forward. Ceiling fans are now recognised as strong pillars of summer comfort. However, the regulation misses important benefits of air movers in relation to thermal comfort and energy consumption.
What are these beneficial impacts that have yet to be integrated into the RE2020?
Overseas France is a wealth of resources. This is undoubtedly what the many players, design offices, architects, installers and project owners who, in recent years, have put ceiling fans back in the limelight in places as varied as the Montaigne media library in Frontignan, the offices of Air Liquide, and day-care centres in Lyon and Juvignac (Hérault), have noted…
Article updated on 2 September 2021. In June 2004, one year after the great heatwave of 2003, Thierry Salomon published “Fraîcheur sans clim” (Cool with AC). This book is based both on solid scientific foundations and on good practices from local and international traditions. The air breather…
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