6     Control strategies for buildings

This section deals with control strategies for whole buildings. The strategy for a complete HVAC system must take into account the interaction between subsystems. The system may operate in several different modes and the condition of each subsystem in every possible mode must be specified. Practical and theoretical design techniques are described which may be used to predict control performance under a range of conditions. The major HVAC systems are summarised with advice on avoiding conflict between subsystems and the successful incorporation of user control. The ...

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