TC 9.7 is concerned with the application of ventilating, air-conditioning, refrigeration, life safety, and energy conservation systems to educational (secondary school, college) facilities.
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TC 9.7 is responsible for the following handbook chapter:
HVAC APPLICATIONS: Educational Facilities This chapter contains technical, environmental, and design considerations to assist the design engineer in the proper application of heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning systems and equipment for educational facilities.
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TC 9.7 has no standards responsibilities at this time.
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