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oooc_oct ( installation) , testing and comissioning (cotoo oo5ct_oct ac oo_o5ctoa_oct
) oo cqto5t o o oo q5go_ c_to_tc_tooto5t(Code) oo5_oO5to_
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heating installation o5t. industrial ventilation o5tac oooo co`
c_to_t c_tooto5t (code) o5toc Smoking room o5tac ooocoo5 ooo5t
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Design Consideration Design Consideration Design Consideration Design Consideration - -- - o o o o oct_o_oog5o c ooq5go_ c_to_t c_tooto5t oct_o_oog5o c ooq5go_ c_to_t c_tooto5t oct_o_oog5o c ooq5go_ c_to_t c_tooto5t oct_o_oog5o c ooq5go_ c_to_t c_tooto5t
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space o5t ac co oco_to_t _oc oooc ooOo oo5cto5c (Nechanically ventilated )
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load. latent heat load ac ventilation load o5to@ o toqo@ oooooo5_ogo_
Air Con system o_ ooo cg5oqto5tac ocoo5o_ indoor air temperature ac
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o5toco_t oota ccotggo_
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o t_o_acgq o o cqcoo ooto_tO5tgo_
ventilation Rate ventilation Rate ventilation Rate ventilation Rate
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(external wall) ac oo`coto5t (Roof level) ocO5tg go_ oooo5ctoooqo5tgggq
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_ocoooocoo`oo5t(Outdoor Air !ntake) o ctcooto5to5t oocog5o acocgq insert
screen _oc o5ooO5tgo_ otogoqo5t. otogcoo5t oocog5oaco5c _o_ooO5tgo_
_ocoooocoo`oo5t(Outdoor Air !ntake)o oootooooo5t Oooco_ exhaust
discharge oqg5o q_to t _ oo5 o 5ooto c ooocgo_ _ oo5 Oooqtocg
oto (kitchen) oqg5o5t . toilet o5t. car park o5t. cooling tower o5t. laundries o5t .
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_ocoooocoo`oo5t(Outdoor Air !ntake) o cto Cooling tower o ogoqogcoo5t ( Water
droplet ) oocog5oaco5c o5ooO5tgo_
_ocoooocoo`oo5t(Outdoor Air !ntake) o o5oo_oq5to_ _oot_oco _.o oo5Oo
o_oco_ oqg5ocooocgo_
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Air classification and recirculation Air classification and recirculation Air classification and recirculation Air classification and recirculation (ooo5to ocoqto_o5toooo_oct ac (ooo5to ocoqto_o5toooo_oct ac (ooo5to ocoqto_o5toooo_oct ac (ooo5to ocoqto_o5toooo_oct ac
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Transfer Air =oqtoc oo _o5toqtoqg5 ocooo og5ogo5to_ Air
Exhaust Air =oqtocoo oqg5ocoo _ocoo Ooocoooo5 Air Classification
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concentration oo`oo_@ o_tc5t oO5to_
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o5toocoo oo5 sensory - irritation intensity q_tcoo5 o`oco_ ooo5ctoo5
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Class 2 Class 2 Class 2 Class 2 ocgoo5ooo_tc5t ocgoo5ooo_tc5t ocgoo5ooo_tc5t ocgoo5ooo_tc5t
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ococ o`oco_ ooo_to_ Class 2 _oco_
Class 3 Class 3 Class 3 Class 3 ocgoo5ooo_tc5t ocgoo5ooo_tc5t ocgoo5ooo_tc5t ocgoo5ooo_tc5t
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odor oo`oco_ ooo_ Class 3 o_tc5t _oco_
Class + ocgoo5ooo_tc5t ocgoo5ooo_tc5t ocgoo5ooo_tc5t ocgoo5ooo_tc5t
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oo oqto5ogto Ooooca coo5ooo5to_ Class + o_tc5t ooo5t_oco_
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Class 2 ocgoo5ooo_tc5to _oqo_ot_o__oct ocgoo5ooo_tc5to _oqo_ot_o__oct ocgoo5ooo_tc5to _oqo_ot_o__oct ocgoo5ooo_tc5to _oqo_ot_o__oct
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Class 2 ooO oc oo ago ac oq to5ogto Ooooco_ ooo5t oo`ocoo5o_t
o_o5too5oqg5 o5toc _oqo_ot_o_gq (recirculate ) oocoo 5| Class 2 ocgoo5
ooo class 2 ac class 3 ocgoo5 oqg5o5too ot_o_aco_ o oo5 similar
purpose ac same pollutant source ooo5 _ocgo_ Class + ocgoo5 oqg5o5to
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transfer ooa co_ recirculate ooaco_ ooo5 class 1 ocgoo5 oqg5o5to
transfer oo_oct . recirculate oo_octo_o_g
Class 3 ocgoo5ooo_tc5to _oqo_ot_o__oct ocgoo5ooo_tc5to _oqo_ot_o__oct ocgoo5ooo_tc5to _oqo_ot_o__oct ocgoo5ooo_tc5to _oqo_ot_o__oct
Class 3 ocgoo5ooo class 3 ocgoo5oqg5o5too _oqotaco_ (recalculate
o oaco_) o_o_oqg5o co _oqo_oto_o_g
Class + ocgoo5ooo_tc5to _oqo_ot_o__oct ocgoo5ooo_tc5to _oqo_ot_o__oct ocgoo5ooo_tc5to _oqo_ot_o__oct ocgoo5ooo_tc5to _oqo_ot_o__oct
Class + ocgoo5 ooo5to o_o_oqg5oco _oqo_o to_o_g
ventilation ooot_o_o_ outdoor air o5ta c indoor air o5t (recalculate oo_oct)
_oqotgqo o O ooo5to filter o5t_oc oq ccgo_
ogo_toqto5to ooo5t. oo5. oqccoqtooooo5to _oq @ oto_o_g recalculate ooog
otoo5coooo5 `ooco5t (flammable vapor), oqo5t (Dust) . qoto5t (odours) ac
ototo_o5c_ocoo`o5oo5`ooc o5t (noxious gases) o`oo5 ooo5to _oqootg recalculate
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_ocoooo5to ggo_oct _ocoooo5to ggo_oct _ocoooo5to ggo_oct _ocoooo5to ggo_oct (Outdoor air supply) (Outdoor air supply) (Outdoor air supply) (Outdoor air supply)
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O_ootgqooo_ OO_ooto_ outdoor fresh air o titer o5t_oc oqcc_oct.
ooqoocto5c (oto5c) _o_oo_oct ac Dehumidification _o_oo_octco_ oocq to5t
_o_oo_otoo5 Air con space octoootogo_
O_ootgo_ Outdoor air oo5 o oo5toc oo5_oO5to_ oo5_oO5too5oqoto5to5
Comfort air con oo full load condition oc O_ootgo_ minimum quantity _oco_
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ASHRSE Standard 62.1.2007 o o_toto5t(reference) aco_
oo5to_ o5o5q oo5o _to5t (ootg . ocooqt ooooo5 ) ooo5
ocoo 5o_ ootoooo5oo c o_o_oo5 air con oqg5o5t ooo5 ot_o_go_
oo5toc ooo5_oO5too5 Air con oqto_tc5to5t o o ooocg5 55oco5t
(revelant authority ) Oo oc_o_oo go go_ professional engineer (o ) licensed engineer
_ocoo5 Qualified person o o ooo ot_oooot go_
gtoqto5t. c5oc oqto5t ac ooogo5t o cgo_ o ogooo_ q_ tac.
o5tacoo5o_o5c ootgo_ outdoor air oo5o_ o_o5ctoaco_ o oo5
ooooO5to_ indoor air quality guide line o5to ooq5go_
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!ndoor air o c goo5 carbon dioxide (CO2) o o`oco level o o gq ogo5 ooooc O5toc
(monitor ooooc ) design outdoor air quantity octO_ ootgo_ OOoooq_tocg
o_oo5 oo5o _too5cto5toc o q q_to_ ventilation rate _oc Design
ooo_oo_ Ooo oo5o _too5cto5toc ocoo5oo5 Filter o5tot_o__oct_oc
!ndoor Air Quality (!AQ) g_oo to _ococq co_
Calculation of cooling load and ventilation load Calculation of cooling load and ventilation load Calculation of cooling load and ventilation load Calculation of cooling load and ventilation load
Design and calculation requirement Design and calculation requirement Design and calculation requirement Design and calculation requirement
Air conditioning o c ot_o_oo5 equipment o5to_ Singapore Standard SS 530
o co`ocoo5 coqc_qto5t ac oo_ocgo_ ooq5go_
Cooling system o5to ooctooo_o`. Design load oo o_o`
o5toooO5too5 engineering standard o5tac hand book o5to o5oto5t o_cotgo_
Comfort Air Con o o Normal Design dry bulb temperature o5 23C o 25C O_oco_
Relative Humidity o5 65 Oo oo5tg oqtoctg air speed o5 0.30 ms .
Sensible load o Oooo5 equipment o5tc5 go_ oqtoo O equipment o5t
o to_o_o_ oq o5t (port load oqo5t) o o O_o c t ooooo5 ooct _o_oo
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cco5oacco outdoor air condition o5 32C DB ac 26C WB _oco_ _oco t ooq ac
qoot ooqo5_o5tooo C _oco_
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Fundamental procedure o5toct oo ogo_ (oooo) ASHRAE o o
ocoqto _oo5 q_to5to o t_o_gaco_
!ndoor thermal environment !ndoor thermal environment !ndoor thermal environment !ndoor thermal environment
Air con system oo5ctoqo_ oq (in operation) oc operative temperature o_ 2+C o
26C ocggo_ Air movement o5 0.30 ms Oooo5tg _oot_oco 1500 mm _oc oc
ooq . RH ac air movement oo ogo_ RH ( ) o_ 65 Oo ooo5g
Operative temperature o mean radient temperature ac dry bulb temperature oo ooto
oqot (Average value) _oco go_
!ndoor Air Supply !ndoor Air Supply !ndoor Air Supply !ndoor Air Supply
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Air con o ( cool, supply air ) O oo5oo5 oooto _oco qg_ooocO5too5oqo5t.
o ooo Air con ogo_ oqtooo q go5t o ooogo oooog condensation
_oc_octo o5o ogq o o_oco_
Supply diffuser oOoo5o_ ooot (cool air) o ooqo_ oqt Dew point
ooqOo 2C ooqoo5c ooctoogo_ condensation _oc_octo o5oogq _oco_
Purging of indoor Air Purging of indoor Air Purging of indoor Air Purging of indoor Air
Air con oqto ctg ooo5t ooooaco_ o`o_t. oqto _o__oco_o`o_t. (renovation)
_o_ooo_o`o_t ac o_o5too5 o_o5cto5to_o5c Oooo5t oqtO o Oooc_oc to
purge ooo_ ooo`o_ oq_t oooo5ctac ooocoo_ o o_to_o5aco_ air
con ooocO5to_ oo5o _to5toc Oooco_octco_ o_o5too5 Ooo5t
oo`oco Air purge _o_o oacgo_
oooo5c ta c oooc o oogq oo oqto ctg ooo _oco og5oo5c
O oocgo__oc_ot. _oco o oooc o5to oqtocto og5oo5c _oqOoootgo_
O o ooooo o_ aqto5 o q5g oc 2 Air change _oco_ 2 Air change oo_ o5
ocq5goc oqt OO_ (volume) o _ o aco_oo5oooo5o o ooootgq
_oco_
O o ooooo oqc_ exhaust air o flow rate o_ O_ooto_ ourdoor air o flow rate
Oo _ o _ocgo_
_o_octoo`oo5t oo ooocO5to_ oo5o_to5t oo Fan o5to ot_o_@ air
purging _o_oo aco_
Air Filtration Air Filtration Air Filtration Air Filtration
Air con ootO5to_ oqtoctg ooo _o oq cc oqocgq o o oqo5t. ooo5t
(particulate contaminant) o5to c_ooo_oo filter oooqgo_ oq_t filter ac cc_oto_
ooo5to o5 Air con oqtocto oootgo_
ventilation oo ot_o_oo5 Outdoor air o5tac _oqo_ot_o_o_ indoor air o5to titer
_oc oq ccgoco_
Filter o5to Ninimum Efficiency Reporting value (NERv) _oc o_tc5t o_o5t oooo
O5to_ Outdoor air o pre filter ooo_ Air filter o_tc5to_ NERv oc o oooo
o Oo ooo5c tgoco_
Nixed air o Recirculated air o5to oqcco_ filter o_ NERv oc 5 o ooo 5 Ooo
oo5ctgoco_
Filter _oc oqcc_octogoo5 ooo5t oqto cto oog5oocg unfilter air o Bypass air
o oo`o_
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Filter o5to oooo Access ooaco5c _o_o oO5tgo_ oqo ct Access
o oaco5c. _o_g ccootaco5c _o_ooO5tgo_ Air filter o5to pressure drop o
oo5_oo_ ogo5 ggo_
Recalculated Recalculated Recalculated Recalculated air o5tac mixed air o5too air o5tac mixed air o5too air o5tac mixed air o5too air o5tac mixed air o5too
Duct spot efficiency 0 goo5 filter o5to Secondary filter o5t_oc o t_o_go_ O 0
efficiency goo5 filter o5to_ outdoor air o5to Quality oqoto`to_ o`o_toc
o t_o_gqocoo 5o_ O filter o5to_o5c Duct o5to o_o5o oqgctogtoogq
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Recalculated air (o) Nixed air (o ) outdoor air o5too Secondary filter oto_o_ oc
fine particle o5to oqccgqo o_ (pollution standard index of outdoor o_ 100
oo5ooc fine particle o5to oqccgqo o_)
Control Control Control Control
Air con system o5t cotc (Energy) o efficient _oco5c o t_o_gq ac ocoo5o_
indoor air condition o5t gggq oo Control system ooocO5tgq ooo_
oo_oo5 cooling load ooooo5t o_o5c o (one) o5t o _o5tO5tgo_ gocgO ooo5
goo5 o ogoo ooo5oc5 ggo_
o5toto operating range o_ o_oqo c q_to t thermostat oco ggo_ o ooo
oo_oo5 operative range go_ ooct o o o toq thermostat ococ ggo_
oococo cto oto_o_o_o` ooocgq shut off ooaco_ manual q_tooto
Automatic q_tootggo_
Air conditioning system oc Outdoor Air O_ootgqo oo_ o oo5 Design outdoor air
intake oo5o_ 1.+ ms Ooo5toc (Design occupancy density o_ 1 person m
_oc_ot) Air con space o_ partially occupied _oco_ oo outdoor air intake o
o oo5o (Automatic ) q_t_oc oo5o ootgo_
!ndoor thermal environment oo Reheating _o_oooc o_o_o` ooo5 condenser water,
solar energy ooot_o_@ Reheating _o_o o aco_ (Electric heater o oto_o_g)
_oqt (Guest room) _o Oooo5o_ Hotel o5toc oqO co (occupant) o_ oqt
o ctocg ooqo_oq_ otoo5ct ototo5t (light) ac ooooo`oo5t (switched outlet)
o5t5toto o oo5o ooocgo_ oqto ooqo q_to t 3 Oooo5c
_ococO5t go_ access method - key, card , deadbolt , ac occupancy sensor o o
o t_o_aco_
Air Handling Unit ( AHU ) Air Handling Unit ( AHU ) Air Handling Unit ( AHU ) Air Handling Unit ( AHU )
Air Handling Unit o5toc ocoo5 o_ control device o5toooc O5t go_
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AHU o5to c ot_o_o_ Cooling Coil o_ Finned Coil o_tc5t _ococ row Oooog
( row Oo oo c oco_o_ ) Air treatment process o5to o ooog row oo5too5
Cooling Coil o ooocgq oo o`o Cooling Coil aco Oo@ooocaco_ ooo5
cleaning oogq ac servicing oo gq o o ooo5ooo5 oqg5oo ggo_
Cooling Coil o Ooo5oo5 condensate water o5too5o Oog5oc U bend o
o t_o_go_ Condensate drain pan ac floor trap _o5to c _o5toooggo_ ( Air break
between the condensate drain pope and the floor trop )
AHU ooo (switched off) o o o_ o` Cooling coil o Ooo5oo5 condensate water o5t
AHU octoc gooqo5c ooc t_o_oo go_ ooocgo_
AHU o fan oooo Blower ooo_oto_o` Cooling Coil o c to Chilled water o5t
ocog5o o_oooq_oct ogocg
AHU o o ctoct ooa5_oco_ oqgctogto ogq oo oo5c _o_ooO5t_ot. abrasion
resistant o_tc5t _ocgo_
AHU oqto oc _to5t ooo5cootgq oqg5_oc oto_o_g Air Con System ac
ooooco_ oc_to5toO5tg o_o5t system o ogo5o5t installation o_o_oog
AHU o5to Code of practice for Fire Precaution o` c_to_t c_tooto5toct Diesign
o ogo_ operate oogo_oooo5 Fire safety requirement o5t ooq5go_
AHU Fan System Design Criteria AHU Fan System Design Criteria AHU Fan System Design Criteria AHU Fan System Design Criteria
AHU o cooocO5to_ Fan o Blower o oo5o5o_ + kW Oooo5o`o o5oo`
oo5to ct ooct_o_oo go_
Fan power limitation in air conditioning system
Allowable Nameplate motor power
Constant volume variable volume
1.7 kW ms 2.+ kW ms
variable Air volume System ( vAv ) AHU oo Fan Nameplate motor o_ 2.+ kW ms
Oooog
Constant Air vloume System ( CAv ) AHU oo Fan motor o Nameplate reading o_ 1.7
kW ms Oo oog
Air Conditioning system o_ oq5ooc oo5_oO5too5 q_to5tqoo q_too_to_t_oc
o oo5ooo_oct (automatically Shutdown) _o_o ogo_
o) 7 day timer (o) schedule oc o_to_t_oc AHU o start stop _o_o o acgo_ Nanual
override _o_ooacgo_ ooc_oct oo _oct _o_oogq ( temporatory operation ) oo _
o5q5g oo5ct_ot o oo5o ooo_ function o_tggoco_
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o) Occupancy sensor ooocO5t_ot O occupancy sensor o oqc o o ct
occocoo5o oog (No occupant ) o ot_oooc AHU o shutdown oo acgo_
) Security system ac ooooO5t_ot security system o oqtoctoc o_oo ogo
oooooc AHU o Shutdown oo go_
Ooo`q_ to5to_ Hotel o _oq to5t (Guest room) qc o ooo ocoo
_o_ooaco_ (Nanual onoff) AHU o5to_t otoc o_
Air flow rate 5 ms Oooo_ AHU o5toc optimum start control q_to`oc go_
optimum start control algorithm oc set point ac room temperature o o ooq o 5oo
( differential temperature ) ac scheduled occupancy oo oq o cto5 oo
O_o c t oooo O5tgo_
ocOo_octco o _oc oooo _ot. o oc o_oct co AHU o oc oo _o_o o acgo_ o
oco o go5 ooo_ 2300 m Oo og
o o5to coacoo co o5c _o_oo_ot o toq oc oo _o_ooacgo_
AHU o5to shutdown _o_ooo_ ac oc_o_cqo AHU ac ooo coo5 outdoor air intake
o5tac Exhaust air system o5too_t oc_o_cqo shutdown _o_ooocgo_
o oo5 o5ooooo5to octoo _ococ_o_o_
2.+ ms Oocoo_ . q_to_ Fan System o5toc ooooO5to_ Exhausted air ac
outdoor air connection o5t o t ooco`
10 of Design airflow Ooq_t_ot o oco o_tooo5 ooocO5to_ Exhaust air
system otooco`
_ooot oo5ctoqgq oo ooct _o_ooO5to_ one o5t otooco`
ooo cg5 air con space o5t oooo_ o` Outdoor supply air ac exhaust system
o5toc ot_o_O5to_ Damper o5t o oo5o ooo5c (shut off automatically)
_o_ooO5tgo_ ooocO5t go_
o o5t oog5ooc AHU o gc o_oc oo5ctoo go_ Ooo oo5ct_octo pre -
occupancy building cool-down o oo`o_ pre-occupancy building cool-down _o_oooqo_
oqoc outdoor air Damper o5to o oo5o oooqo5c oo ct ooO5tgo_
ooocO5tgo_
Damper oc ooog5ooqo_ Pressure o5 250 Pa _oco_ oo Damper o Naximum
leakage rate o_ 100 ls m Oo ooo5g oq_t go5 oc cogqt oo5go_
Damper oo leak a_qto_ 100 ls Ooooocg
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Fan motor o power o_ 0.5 kW Ooo5to`o Ooo c oo5_oO5too5 Automatic
hutdown q_to5to_o_gq otoco_
Part load fan power limitation Part load fan power limitation Part load fan power limitation Part load fan power limitation
vAv system AHU o5to fan power o_ 11 kW Ooo to`o o5oo` oo o5t o
o oq5go_
variable speed drive (vSDvFD) ooocgo_. (o) vane-axial fan _oco`o variable pith
blade ooocO5t go_
Air flow o_ Design Air flow o 50 qoo_ oo Static pressure set point o_ 13 of
total design static pressure _oco_ oo oc Fan motor o demand o Design wattage
Oo o q_to5c oo5o acgo_
Static pressure sensor location Static pressure sensor location Static pressure sensor location Static pressure sensor location
vAv System AHU oc ot_o_o_ static pressure location o_ 13 of total design fan static
pressure Oo oo5to_ oqg5oc ooocgo_ Nain Duct o Nain Branch Duct o5tc5
oo5to_ Duct oc o_toc maor brach duct octoo static pressure sensor o5t
ooocO5t go_
Set point reset Set point reset Set point reset Set point reset
Direct Digital Control ( DDC ) o ot_o_o_ vAv Box o5too static pressure set point
o reset ooootgo_ _oo5 set point o reset lower o o ootgo_ ( q_tot o
oco damper o 95 o 100 _oco_ O )
Plant Plant Plant Plant
Air condition and ventilation equipment o5to_ Singapore standard SS 530 oc
ooooo_ minimum performance o ogo_ ooq5go_
Chilled water system o_ (full range of cooling demand ) ooo_ cooling demand
5to to o oco_oc5 oo5ctac cot ggo_ compressor o5t o_o5o oo5ct_oct.
gooq_oct ogocg compressor surging _oc_oct ogocg
Chiller o5toc ot_o_oo5 refrigerant o_ Nan - CFC o_tc5t _ocgo_
Plant room o ctoc refrigerant o5t ococ ot_o__oct. oo5ct_oct o oo oooo5
safely requirement o5t oo ASHRAE Standard 15 o o oq5go_
Pumping System Design Criteria Pumping System Design Criteria Pumping System Design Criteria Pumping System Design Criteria
Hydronic System Design and Control
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Air Conditioning hydronic system oc ot_o_oo5 total pump system power o_
7.5 kw Oooto`o.
Hydronic variable Flow System Hydronic variable Flow System Hydronic variable Flow System Hydronic variable Flow System
Chilled water system o pump power limitation o_ 3+9 kw ms , oq_t chilled water
pumping oo o ms oc 3+9 kw Oo oo5tg condenser water pumping oo o ms
o c 301 kW Oooo5tg (occoqoc oo ooo5 oo5goo5ogo Pump oogq o o
oq oo5o5 go c5t o_ 301 kW Oooo5tocg)
15kW Oooto_ oo5o5_oco c vSD oo oo5 speed control device o`ococgo_
Design flow Oo 50 oo5q_to_ oqoc pump motor o demand o_ Design
wattage o o Oo oo g
Pump !solation Pump !solation Pump !solation Pump !solation
Chiller o otOo ogo_ chilled water plant o5to c chiller Shutdown
o o_oto_oq5o chilled water flow o oo 5o go_ pump o oo go_ chiller 2 ot o
series ooO5toc o ot _oc oo ogo_
Chilled water temperature reset Chilled water temperature reset Chilled water temperature reset Chilled water temperature reset
kW Ooo5to_ Design capacity goo5 chilled water system o5t oo oc (comfort
cooling ooo5) Supply chilled water temperature o reset oo acoo5 control o`ocgo_
Building cooling load, (return water temperature o`ocgo_) oooo outdoor air
temperature o o o_oo @ reset _o_ooacgo_
Cooling, dehumidifying system o operation oO oo_oct ogo supply temperature reset
control _o_o o go_
Pumping energy o oo 5q_tocgq o o oo ct _o_ooO5too5 variable flow hydronic
system o o supply chilled water reset control _o_oogq oooo
Hot gas by-pass limitation Hot gas by-pass limitation Hot gas by-pass limitation Hot gas by-pass limitation
Chilled water system oc multiple steps unloading (o) continuous modulation _oc ooct
_o_ooO5toc hot gas by pass (o ) evaporator pressure control system ot_o_gq .
o`ocgq oo
Hot gas by pass limitation
Rated capacity Naximum hot gas bypass capacity ( total capacity)
70 kW 50
70 kW 25
Noise and vibration Noise and vibration Noise and vibration Noise and vibration
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Recommended ambient sound level
Area ow dBA Average dBA High dBA
Cinemas ,Theatre - 35 +0
Private executive type office 35 +0 +5
General office, other private (or) Semi-
private office
+0 +5 50
Conference rooms 35 +0 +5
Air conditioning classrooms +0 +5 50
Hotel bedrooms 35 +0 +5
Place of public resort eg. shop +0 50 55
Circulation area-staircase, car part 50 55 60
Energy Recovery Energy Recovery Energy Recovery Energy Recovery
Energy recovery from conditioned space exhaust air
Conditioned space o o_o5 Air Con ootO5to_ oqto5to ooo_ Air con
oq to5to Oo_oco ooo5 Exhaust air o5to_ cool air o5t _oco_ oqtoc o (o)
single location o O o_oc oo5 Exhaust air (cool air ) oo5o_ 2.5 ms Oooo5to`o
O oo_ o`o 5to_ ot`o (Energy) o5to recover oogq o oo_ O energy
recovery system oc 60 recovery effectiveness q_tot ggo_ _oco_ 60 recovery
effectiveness o o_o Outdoor air ac return air oo enthalpy _o5tq5too (OH) o 60
o_ outdoor air o enthalpy o oo5q_tocgo_ oooo_ AHR! o AR! Standard 1060
o o_cotaco_
aboratory system o5tac toxic, flammable, corrosive fume . Dust oo`ocoo5
exhaust system o5t energy recovery oogqooo`
Exhaust Hood Exhaust Hood Exhaust Hood Exhaust Hood
itchen Hoods itchen Hoods itchen Hoods itchen Hoods
itchen exhaust hood o air flow oo5o_ 2.5 ms Oo oo5to`o makeup air
O_ootgq ooo_ O_ootgo_ makeup air oo5o_ exhaust air oo5Oo
q_tot _o oo5 go__oc_o t mechanical q_t_oc oto5c _o_o oO5to_ oo o_ocg
Fume Hoods
oo5o _toctg fume hood system o_ 7.5 ms Oo oo5to`o o5oo`
feature oc oo o`ococgo_
o ) variable air volume hood exhaust o_tc5t _oc_ot Design exhaust air volume o _o
o oo5q_to5c o oacgo_
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o ) exhaust air o 75 o direct make up air _oc c5tOt ootgo_ O direct make up air
o_ room set point Oo 2 C oqoocg Re-heating o_o_o og
) Heat recovery o energy recovery q_t (Oo ocoo5_oo o_ ) _oc make up air o
preconditioning _o_oogo_
Nechanical ventilation System Nechanical ventilation System Nechanical ventilation System Nechanical ventilation System
ventilation rates ventilation rates ventilation rates ventilation rates
Design Consideration Design Consideration Design Consideration Design Consideration
ventilation _o_oog_oct o g_goooo5
o) oqtoct ( o ) Occupied space (o) o o5tgoqg5 oqg5o oo5to oog5tocgq
(To remove heat)
o) oo otgto5to5t. qo to5t. oq o5t ago_ococo_ CO, CO `ooco5t co_
contaminant o5t oog5tocgq
) oo5toqgq ocoo5oo5 acceptable indoor air quality _ocgq o _oco_
O oqg5o ooo5to oo o_oo (continuously) Ooocoqgo_ _oc_ot _ocoo outdoor air
o5t_oc c5tOtoot go_
General requirement General requirement General requirement General requirement
ooo5o ( architectural drawing ) ooo`oc
o) Naturally ventilated space ( oo5o oct oooc ooOo oo5ctoqo5c _o_oo co
ootO5to_ oqg5)
o) Air conditioning (Air con ootO5to_ oqg5)
) Nechanically ventilated space ( Fan o Blower co_ cooco_to_t _oc ooocooOo
oo5cto5c _o_o oO5to_ oqg5) o@ gctoctc5 oooo oo5_oootgo_
Nechanically ventilated oqg5o Air con ootg oo5o oct ooocooOo
oo5cto5c o_o_o o g (oq_t Naturally ventilated space )
Nechanically ventilated oqg5oc oto ootooooo5og
Outdoor Air Supply Outdoor Air Supply Outdoor Air Supply Outdoor Air Supply
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Nechanically ventilation oqg5o5t o o Outdoor air supplu oo5 o_ Table 5 oc
_oO5to_ aqto5toct _ococgo_
Table 5 g ventilation rate o_ Normal activity oqoc heat gain o5t ooo5
_oco_ Abnormal condition o5t _oco c oa5oo o q o to5t. oootgto5t o`oco_
oq o5t. `o oco5t ac oqo5to o o5o oo5totgq oo ventilation rate o
Oootootgo_
Refrigeration machine o5tO5tgg5 oqto q_to t 2.5 ls per square meter (
occogqtoo5oc _._ ls aqt) _oc ventilation _oco5coo ootgo_
cooo5ctoo5t oooo5c ooo5 oqacocgq o o machinery room o5t o
ooq o_ ambient ooqOo 5 C ooo5ocg
Ooo` oo5toc oo`oo5. oo5_ooO5too5 oq to5t oo Qualified person (o)
ooo cg5 authority o opproval ooo_
Fan System Fan System Fan System Fan System
Car park Car park Car park Car park
o5to5to O oo5oo5 o5oqooq5oo o5t(carbon monoxide) ac o_o5too5
oo5c c5oo otoo5co o_o5c Ooo5oo5 g5 o5t (other combustion products ) o
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oog5tocgq oo oo5o_t o ct o5tO5tg5oqg5 o5to ventilation ooootgq
o oo_
Natural ventilation o oO5to_ oqg5o o@ oo5o_t octg car parking
oqg5 o5toc supply air oot_oct ac exhaust air Oo _oc_oct o _o_ooacoo5 mechanical
ventilation system ggo_ O system o_ ocq5goc car park oqg5 volume o o ac
_ooo5 outdoor air o O_ ootgo_
commercial (gtoqt_oco t_o_oo5) oo5o_to5t ocgoo5 Car parko5t oc
car o5t ogo_ oq ( low occupancy ) oqoc o5oqooq5o o o`oco oo to o q5g o ct
25 ppm Ooooo5 o5c OqtO5t_ot ventilation rate o oo5o a co_
Residential parking area o5t oo carbon monoxide level o_ 25 ppm averaged
over an hour period Ooq_to`o ventilation fan o5to ooocac o_ (switch off
o oqco_)
Car park ventilation oc Supply air part ac exhaust air part o@ _o_t go_ Exhaust
air o _o o ooq5oo q5t( High level ) o coogo_ Exhaust air o oq _o o
_oo t_oc qt ( low level ) o coogo_
ow level ooooo g5oc oocoo o_ oo`o (Exhaust air Grille) o _ocot
q5t o_ _oot_oc (finished floor) o 650 mm ooocg
Supply air intake o_ oo5o _t o exhaust discharge opening o q_to t _
oo5o ootoo5 oqg5ocggo_
Car park octtg Supply air outlet o5to_ oqg5o cto ooo5o oo5 oo
ggo5c _o_ooO5t go_
Car park exhaust air o discharge _o_o o go_ oqg5 o_ air intake opening ,
doorway co_oo q_to t _ oo5 o5oo t go_ exhaust air oo5o_t octo
_oqooc og5oaco5c co O5tgo_
qtq5tg o_o5too5 oo5o _to5t gg5 ooo exhaust air o5too Oo_oct
o_o_g
Aboveground car park Aboveground car park Aboveground car park Aboveground car park
Aboveground car park o c Natural ventilation opening ooo_ car park floor
Nechanical ventilation _o_ooootgq oo N.v carpark oqg5 o_ ventilation opening
oqg5o 12 m o5o c g go_ oooo cross ventilation _o_ooootgo_
Aboveground car park oo smoke purging system ooocgq oooo`o . code
of practice for Fire Precaution in Building o ooo5t oct oooc go_
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Aboveground car park oc cross ventilation _o_o oO5t_oct ogo`o opening oqg5 o 12
m Oooooto_ oqg5 o5t oo Natural ventilation opening o o_ Oo oo5to5c
_o_oo ootO5tgo_
Natural ventilation ac Nechanical ventilation o o@ o_t ot_o_ o_o`
o) Supply air ootgqoo ooocgq oo
o) Exhaust air system o_ 1.2 air change per hour _ocgo_
) Extraction point o5to_ low level oco5 O5tggo_ Exhaust grille o top o_
finished floor o 650 mm Ooo o_oc ocg
Natural ventilation opening go5o_ Nechanical ventilation oqg5 oo o 2
Ooo5to`o supply part o ooocgq oo
Natural ventilation ac Nechanical ventilation og5@ ooocO5too5 o qooo_
car park o5t o o o5oo` oo5toct _o_oo aco_
Basement car park Basement car park Basement car park Basement car park
Basement car park o5t o c ooocO5to_ Nechanical ventilation system o5toc
c5tOt O_ooto_ ooo volume rate oo5 o_ exhaust air volume rate oo5Oo
oo5tocg O o ooo5t_octo_o5c car park ocooto_ negative pressure _ocoqo oo_
Negative pressure _ocoq_octo_o5c car park o c tg noxious gases o5t o o5tgoqg5
o_o5too5 oqg5o5t o og5ogo5t_oct o o5oo aco_
o5oocoo5_oO5too5 ooctoooo (Design requirement) ac oo_ocgo_
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o) Break down _oco_ o`o_toc ocoooo5 air flow capacity oqo5c. oooo run
oqaco5c o oct o ogo_(car park ocoo toc_o_cqo Break down o_oco5c q_to t
_octo@ ooct_o_ooO5tgo_)
o) Duct Section o5t5toto common duct work _oc oo5ctaco5c _o_oo O5taco_
) Duct Section o5t ocooctc operate o oaco5c. control oo aco5c _o_ooO5to_
o_o5ctocoo o_o5c co oo octo_o`o_toc ( in the event of Failure o_ooq
o_toc) o_o5too5 Section o5t oooo oo5c taco5c _o_ooO5tgo_
) Exhaust Air oct ac Supply air octoo electrically interlock ooO5t go_ Exhaust
air oct o oo oc Supply air oc to shut down oogo_ Supply air octo oo oc (
ooo5ctO5toc) Exhaust air o shut sown oo go_
c) exhaust octac supply octo o_ principle source electrical supply ogooo5
o ooo failure _ocooo5 ooo5o oooooo5ct (operate) oqgo_ ( Emergy
Generator _ocoo5ctqco5c power cable o5to ooocO5tgo_)
ocOoOo oo5to_ Basement car park o5t_oco c ocOo ac ocOo _o5t
ooo5t oog5oa5o5to5c. (intermixing) o_oco5c ooct ooO5tgo_
oOoot Basement level oc Natural ventilation gggq _oc acoo5o_o5c Nechanical
ventilation requirement o modified _o_o oaco_
Nechanical ventilation opening o_ 2 of Nechanical ventilated area ac _ooc
supply part o omit ooaco_ (Supply Air ootgqoo)
Nechanical ventilation opening o_ 15 of car park area served Oo oq_toc
Nv system o o5oo` oct oo 5o aco_
o to5to_ basement car park oc Nechanical ventilation ac Nechanical ventilation oo
o5oo` oo5t o ct o o@ o t_o_aco_
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Smoke purging system for Basement car park Smoke purging system for Basement car park Smoke purging system for Basement car park Smoke purging system for Basement car park
Basement car park o5toc ooocO5too5 smoke purging o5to_ code of practice
of fire Precautions in Building _ o`goo5 ooo5t o ooq5go_
Fan system fan power limitation Fan system fan power limitation Fan system fan power limitation Fan system fan power limitation
N.v system oc ot_o_oo5 fan o5to_ + kW Ooo oo5 power o o t_o_o`o
o5oo` oo oo o oq5go_
Fan Power imitation in Nechanical ventilation System
Allowable nameplate motor power
Constant volume variable volume
1.7 kw ms 2.+ kw ms
variable air volume (vAv) fan control variable air volume (vAv) fan control variable air volume (vAv) fan control variable air volume (vAv) fan control
Part load fan power limitation
vAv oc o t_o_oo5 fan o5to oo5o5 power o_ 11kW Ooo to`o o5o o`
oo o5t o ooq5go_
o) Fan o_ variable speed drive o ot_o_@ electrical q_t _oc control oogo_ vane
axial fan _oco`o variable pith blade o o t_o_@ mechanical q_t_oc control o ogo_
o) Air flow o_ Design Air flow o 50 qoo_ oo Static pressure set point o_ 13 of
total design static pressure _oco_ oo oc Fan motor o demand o Design wattage
Oo o q_to5c oo5o acgo_
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itchens itchens itchens itchens
Nechanical q_t_oc ventilate ooo_ kitchen o5to_ ocq5go c kitchen o
volume Oo o _o oo5g oo5 oo oo5 o O_ ootgo_ O oootgo_ ( ie 20 air
change ) kitchen hoods o5t ot_o_oqo_ o`. oo5ctoqo_ o` (in operation) oc
kitchen hoods o coO ooo oo5 exhaust air oo5 o O_oo aco_
itchen Exhaust itchen Exhaust itchen Exhaust itchen Exhaust
itchen exhaust hood o5to_ o_o5oo 5 oo_o_o_oct (o) cooking process
oOoo5oo5 ototo5t. o_5qo5t. ooto5t ( Grease-laden vapour ) o5to ooto
oog5ta co5c ooct_o_o oO5t go_ grease-removal deveces o5tooocO5tgo_ Fire-
suppression equipment o5to oo`coto5t (roof) ac Building surface o5to ootg5 ooo
_to_ O5tgo_ Exhaust air o5t discharge ooo_ oqg5o o_o5too5 g5o5t_oc ooo
oto o. o5o tO5t_oct ogg
Hotel o5t . c5too5ooco5t. oo5oo co5t oc goo5 cooking area o kitchen
o5to mechanical exhaust system o5to oo5o_t octg o_o5too5 exhaust system
o5tac ot_o5t _oc o5c _o_oo O5tgo_(Fan o5t. Duct o5t o o_o5too5 system
o5t_oco ooog5oa5o t_o_oc og)
coOo oooo5 exhaust air o c5tOtgq oo ooo5ooo5 make up air o
c5tOtO_ ootgo_ kitchen hood o_ in operation _ocoqoqoc kitchen area o
negative pressure _oco5c O qtO5t go_ Table 5 oc go_ ventilation rate o5t o ct
_o_ooO5tgo_ (itchen hood oo5cto__ococ. oooo5cto__ococ)
itchen exhaust hood o exhaust flow rate Q [ms| o o5o o` formula oct
o ooaco_ (kitchen hood o_ island type hood _ocoo5 o5o o` oo5_oo5o
o t_o_aco_
Q = 1.+ v 2 ( W ) H F
v = Capture velocity which shall not be less than 0.30 ms for commercial type kitchens
= ength of cooking surface, m
W = Width of cooking surface, m
H = Distance of hood to emitting surface, m
F = 1.0 For heavy duty high temperature, grease burning , deep-fat cooking with equipment
such as works, boiler, char-boilers normally associated with solid or gas fuel burning
equipment
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F = 0.7 for light duty, medium and low temperature cooking with equipment such as ovens,
steamer, ranges, griddles and fryers.
(Wall mounted hoods) qgoc oo@ ooocO5too5 hoods o island type hood
_oc oo o aco_ O o_o5c Ooo` oo5_oo5o ot_o_ aco_
Design Consideration Design Consideration Design Consideration Design Consideration
itchen hood ac kitchen exhaust duct o_ o5o o ogoo5 . otoo5cacoo5
g5oo_o5t (unprotected combustible materials) o q_tot 500 mm o 5ootoc
O5tggo_
Exhaust air o5to _oco oogo Ooocgo_ oo5o_to habitable areas
oqg5o5to ooto_ oqg5oc discharge oogo_ (cqO ogo_ ) o_o5t air intake
oqg5o5to _ oo5 o5o c Discharge oogo_
itchen exhaust duct o_ o_o5too5 oqto5to _oooo5o 5tgq o ooc
kitcheb duct o structure _oc enclosed _oco5c _o_ooO5t go_ Oo o_o_ooaco`o
kitchen o fire rating ac _ooo5to_ oq to fire rating o aco qo o_oc o_ fire
rating oct fire rated duct o _o_oogo_ Duct o octo ct (internal) ac _ococt
(external) o` fire reted _oco5c _o_o ogo_ Duct rise o_ masonry shaft _oc enclosed
o ogq ooo`o kitchen duct o o_o5too5 duct o5t . o_o5too5 service o5to installation
o5to o toq_oco5c compartmentalized _oco5c _o_oogo_
itchen duct o5toc Fire Damper o5t ooocO5t_oct o_o_g
Duct Duct Duct Duct
itchen exhaust duct ac shaft o5to effluent o5to oog5tgq oo oooo5 air
flow rate oo`oc o_oo@ size (go c5t og too go_) o o go_ oo ocgo_
itchen duct o5to o5oo` oct _o_oogo_
o) o._ oooo5 Ogo_ Nild steel oo __o5t_oc _o_oogqc o_ (Nild steel of thickness
not less than 1.2 mm ) o ooo
o) o._ oooo5 O go_ Stainless steel oo __o5t_oc _o_o ogqco_ Stainless steel of
thickness not less than 0.9 mm - o ooo
) o_o5too5oc_o_O5to_ o_tc5to5t (Other approved material) o _oc _o_oogo_
itchen duct o oqg5o5to oqg ctogt _o_o o aco5c coO5tgo_
Opening o5to_ oqgc togt _o_oogq o oo5oo_ oo ggo_
itchen duct o5to g_oct ( run of Ducting ) o qoot oqg5oc Drain oo`o
O5tggo_
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Exhaust hoods Exhaust hoods Exhaust hoods Exhaust hoods
oo_o_og5o ototo5t .o oto5t (cooking vapor emission) o ooto cooo_ kitchen
hood oc exhaust air flow o_ 0.15 ms velocity Oo oog
itchen exhaust o5to o5o_o5o_ oo a5_oc (hard-faced) goo5 otooo5c acoo5
mild steel, stainless steel ac aluminum co_ oo_ o_tc5t o5t_oc _o_oo go_
Seam o5to_ liquid-tight seams o5t _ocgo_ oint o5to fusion welding, lopping,
riveting, soldering o o_o5too5 approved o oO5to_ q_to5t_oc _o_oogo_
Hood o5toc) oo5oo ooto_o5acoo5 (washable grease filter)o5t ooocO5t
go_ filter o5to oooo _o_ooac o5c. _oqo_ oooc a co5c _o_o oO5tgo_
filter o qtoc oqoct oooco_oct (air leakage ) o_oco5c _o_ooO5tgo_
Hood o oct qg (internal surface) o_ oo`coo (vertical) o oo`co oo_t o
o Ooo ooc5ctoo5 o_ toc5cto5t _oc go_ filter o oo a5_oc (face of filter) o_
oo`coo o_t ( vertical ) o oo`co oo_to o og Oo oooc5ctocg
Grease filter o pressure drop o gacgq oo oqg5. oo`o. ooo o assess
ggo_
Canopy type hoods Canopy type hoods Canopy type hoods Canopy type hoods
Canopy type hoods o qoo t oqg5 (lower edge) o_ (cooking surface)
oo _o_oo_ oqg5o ooa5_oco o._ oo5 Oooog oooo _oot_oco _.o oo5
Ooooqog hood oo ocO5to_ oqg5o 150 mm _ocooo o_o5oo 5 oo_o_o_
to5t appliance o5t oog5oocg
ogo_toqto5t ( Bathroom ) , oo5o5tac oqccoqto5t ( toilet ) , locker room o5tac
O oo o t_o_o_ oqto5t ( Similar facility ) o5to o Natural ventilation
_o_ooO5t_oct og o`o mechanical ventilation _o_o ooot go_
O oqto5t oo Supply air o_ outdoor air o ventilation duct oooc
ootoaco_
Air condition unit oooc ootO5taco_
_o_octoo`oo5t oooc Naturally ventilated o oootaco_
o o`to5toc ooocoo`o louver o5t_o_o oO5t_oct_oc ooocooOo
oo5ctocaco_
Exhaust air o5too c5tOtO_ooto_ replacement air oo5o_ exhaust air
oo5Oo oo5tocg
Exit facilities Exit facilities Exit facilities Exit facilities
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Exit facilities o5to Nechanical ventilation system o5t ooctoo_octac operation
o o_octo oo Code of Practice for Fire Precautions in Buildings o`gc_to_t c_too to
o oq5go_
Exit staircase and internal exit passageway Exit staircase and internal exit passageway Exit staircase and internal exit passageway Exit staircase and internal exit passageway
Exit staircase o5tac internal exit passageway o5to ventilation system o5to_
o5ooo5_oo` ooo5to o oq5go_
o) exit staircase ac internal exit passageway o5to Nechanical ventilation system o5to_
four air change per hour _ocgo_ (ocq5go c O stair case o passageway oqtO O_
o o goo5 ooo ooo ootgo_ )
o) Supply air o _ocoo o ogoogo_ O intake point o _ oo5 ooo_oc o_o_
exhaust discharge point o ogocg
Smoke stop and fire fighting lobbies Smoke stop and fire fighting lobbies Smoke stop and fire fighting lobbies Smoke stop and fire fighting lobbies
Smoke stop ac fire fighting lobby o5to ventilation system o_ o5o oo5_oo`
oo o5to ooq5go_
o) smoke stop ac fire fighting lobby o5to ventilation system o_ supply mode only
_ocgo_ ventilation rate o5 four air change per hour _ocgo_
o) Supply air o _ocoo oogoogo_ O intake point o _ oo5 ooo_oc o_o_
exhaust discharge point o ogocg
ventilation system for fire command centers, engine driver pump rooms, generator
room. And space involving use of flammable and explosive substance.
Ooo` oqto5t.oqg5o5t o ooct ac operation o o_ Code of Practice for Fire
Precautions in Buildings o co`goo5 c_to_tc_toot o5to ooq5go_
Pressurization System Pressurization System Pressurization System Pressurization System
Exit facilities o5to pressurization system o5t ooct _o_oo_oct ac operation
o o_octo5t o o Code of Practice for Fire Precautions in Buildings oc o`goo5
c_to_tc_toot o5to ooq5go_
Nechanical smoke control system for basement occupancies (other than car parking area) Nechanical smoke control system for basement occupancies (other than car parking area) Nechanical smoke control system for basement occupancies (other than car parking area) Nechanical smoke control system for basement occupancies (other than car parking area)
Basement o c ooo o ocoq_oo_ oo5t. goqoo5t (occupancies) o5too (
Basement car park oqg5o o@ ) mechanical smoke control system o Design _o_ooo ac
operation oo_octo5t o o Code of Practice for Fire Precautions in Buildings o c o`goo5
c_to_tc_toot o5to ooq5go_
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Section Four - Auxiliary equipment Section Four - Auxiliary equipment Section Four - Auxiliary equipment Section Four - Auxiliary equipment
section o_ Nechanical ventilation (or) air conditioning system o5to
co oct _ocoo5 air duct system o5to ooct o o_oct. (construction) o_oo5o_oct.
oooc_oct ( installation ) o5to oo5_oO5to_
oo5o _to5t o too5co_ o` o to5t ootcogq ac ototo5t oaocgq oo
(Design requirement) ooct o ooo o5to _o_oo5c _o_ooO5tgo_ code of practice for
fire precautions in building oc o`goo5 c_ to_tc_toot o5to ooq5go_
Design Considerations. Design Considerations. Design Considerations. Design Considerations.
Air distribution system o Duct work o5to design _o_o oo_ o` Duct octoc
goo5 air velocity, material ogtoo_oct a c duct o5t_o_oo_oct o o O_oct c_tc5tgo_
ventilation duct o5to_ smoke stop ( o ) fire fighting lobby o5t octo c
_oo oqtoc o_o_ oooog5co5 _oooqto5tgoc Code of Practice for Fire Precautions in
Buildings o c o`goo5 c_to_tc_too t o5to o oq5go_
Celing ac Floor _o5toqg5 o concealed _oc .
Celing ac Roof _o5toqg5 o concealed _oc .
Raised floor ac structural floor _o5toqg5 o concealed _oc ooo oa co_
O concealed space o5to o5o o` o_ooq o5t_oc _o_coc plenum ( ooo5t ooo5c
O5tg5oqg5 ) _oc o t_o_ aco_ Concealed space o5to_ ooo5t o oooc5
ctocto5tgq ( free flow of air ) o o o5to to5t . oo ooo5t ( obstruction ) ogocg
Concealed space o5t octoc code of practice for fire precautions in building oc
o`goo5 c_to_tc_ toot o5to oo q5go_ oo_o_ material o5tac service o5to5
ggo_
Celling membrane o5to oO5o ootO5too5 support o5to_ Non - combustible
material o5t _ocgo_
Air duct o5to ooa coo oooo5c (o) oooco_oct og o5c _o_ooO5tgo_
( maintenance ) _o__ocOqto otgq oo ac operation _o_oogq oo o ooo5 opening
o5t oo@ o_o_ oo ooo5 opening o o oco_o_ Duct oct ooogo o5t (debris ) ,
coo5t a c otoo5cooo_ g5o5t ( combustible material ) gac o_ oqg5 . cootoqo_
oqg5 o5toc Og5o5to oog5t _oc gqoo Accessing opening o5t O5tgoot go_
oo@ goo5. ocacoo5 ( removable grilles ) o5to access opening _oc ot_o_aco_ (
screw o5to _o_o _oct5t_oc )
ocations of intake and return air opening ocations of intake and return air opening ocations of intake and return air opening ocations of intake and return air opening
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air-handling systems o outdoor air intakes o5to o_o5too5 ventilation o exhaust o5to
intake openings o5t_ocooooooqco_
air-conditioning ac mechanical ventilation systems o5toooooo5 outdoor air intakes
(the ventilation ac pressurisation of stairshafts o5too o`) o5to_ _ocooot qgo5t
(external walls) ac oo`cot(roof level) o5toc o_ggo_ ooo5 oq.o_q (contamination)
o5toctoo5. qo to5t(odours)oo5 oooo5ctoooqo ggqco__oco_
Air handling systems o5t. Air handling systems o5t. Air handling systems o5t. Air handling systems o5t. mechanical ventilation mechanical ventilation mechanical ventilation mechanical ventilation
Systems o5t. pressurisation systems of exit staircases and internal corridors o5t ac smoke
control systems o5too outdoor air intake Opening o5to _oo5 o 5o c o_o_
ooooo5tc qOog5oo`oo5t (exhaust discharge opening) ogocg
Outdoor air intakes o_ o_o5too5 oo5o_to5to (kitchens, toilets, car parks, cooling
towers, laundries, rubbish dumps or plant rooms co_o o cqOooo5) exhaust discharge
o5to _oo5 Oooooto_oqg5ocgocgo_
Outdoor air intakes o5toc oootoooqco_ insect screen o5t_oc o5gO5tgo_
otogcoo5toocqco5c_o_oo o5o oO5tgo_
Screening o5t o wire mesh o5to_ oootooo q co_ o_tc5to5t_ococgo_
oo5oogoc5to_ 10 mm mesh Oooo_o tocg
Cooling towers o5to occco5o_ ogcoogoo`oo5t (water droplets) outdoor air intakes
o5t octo oocog5oqco5co5oo o5totO5tgo_
return air opening 5to t ac outdoor air intake o opening o5t 5to to cto
otoo5c_octcoc_ococqco_ ot_ocoo5t(lighted matches). ootooo o5t(cigarette butts)
co_o oocog5oqco5c_o_ooO5tgo_ o5o oo5to tO5tgo_ oocc (filter media)
o5t qtoc c_o_ooqo5c (shall not be deposited) _o_o oO5tgo_
air-conditioned space o5to o outdoor air intakes o o5oo_oo_
_ocoogo5oo_ooqg5(outside floor level) o 2.1 m Oo_oco_oqg5ocggo_
O to_oc o5tO5tg5oqg5o5t. o ocO oo5too5oqg5o5tac
o5_o 5to5qco_oqg5o5to o_oco_
oo5o5t. oqccoqto5t (toilets) ac oo5to oo _o_og5oqg5o5t. oooo5c (domestic
kitchens) o5t o Exhaust duct o5to_ _o5too5 duct system o5tacooO5t_oct (connect)
ogocg ( inlet of the exhaust fan oqg5oo @)
oo@Oo oo@ooocO5t(connect)o`o fan o5to_oo_octogo_o` o c
o oqO c g5 oqto5t ooo5t a cog5oa5o 5t_octogo5c _o_ooO5tgo_ o ooo5 device
o5too ocO5tootgo_ o oo5 cogoo go5t (industrial) o
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cto5t_ocoo_o_oo_otooo5co5t (commercial kitchens) o Exhaust duct o5to o_o_
duct o5taco og5oa5_oc togoco otoq (separate system) cqco_t_oco5c_o_ooO5tgo_
Exhaust duct o5to_ _oco(outdoors)o oo go og5oo5c cqOogo_ discharge
o ogo_ exhaust air cq Oog5oqg5o_ o o5toot(pedestrians)qtoco_goqo`o
o5oo_ooqg5(outside floor level) o 2.1 oo5 Oo_oco_oqg5ocggo_
Where
A: All transverse oints, longitudinal seams and penetrations in duct wall. Pressure sensitive
tape shall not be used as primary sealant.
B: All transverse oints and longitudinal seams. Pressure sensitive tape shall not be used as
primary sealant.
C: Transverse oints only.
ongitudinal seams o5to_ ooo5tg5oo (the direction of the airflow) oct _ocoo5
oint ooo5t _ocgo_
Transverse oints o5to_ duct oct (section) acoo oo oog5oqg5_oc_ot
ooo5tg5oo (the direction of the airflow) ac _o og oO5coq _ocgo_ duct o qgo5t
(walls) o oo5oO oo5too5 (Penetrations) o5t o screwo5t. pipeo5t. rodo5t. wireo5t
co_oc_toco_to_t_oc_o_ooO5tgo_
Fire dampers Fire dampers Fire dampers Fire dampers
Fire damper o5to otoo qc_octoc (fire resisting rating)o_ ventilation duct
_oo o5to_oqto qgo5t(wall)ac _ootocto5t (compartment floor) o otooq c_octoc
(fire resisting rating)Oo oqoocg Code of Practice for Fire Precautions in Buildings oc
o`goo5 c_to_to5tac oo_go_
Ducts o5to Ooo oo ctqco_oqg5o5t oc oooocO5tg ooocO5tooo5 oooo5
o5ooo5t. go5to5t_o_ooootO5tgo_
oo5o5t (toilets) qc ooo5cto_ qoto5t oooo5co_ Return air duct o5to
supply air stream gg5oqg5o5to ooqc ooooto_oqg5ocooocO5tgo_
Construction Construction Construction Construction
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supply and return air duct o5to octooa5_oco5to_ oq. o_qac o_oo5t cootoq_oct
o octootocgq ooqc oooo5ooocgo_ abrasion _oc_octoo oo aco_
o_tc5t_ococgo_
ooa5ooo5toctgoqg5o5t(ceiling space)o return o5t o5to5qcg5 air plenum
_ocot_o_o` ooa5ooqgo5tacootooqgo5t(ceiling and the side-walls)o
oo5c5_oc oo5_oct(plastering) ac ootoo_oct(painting) o _o_oogo_ Nasonry duct
o5too_tOo o_oco5cooqcoo_o_oogo_
oco_ocgqo oo5 Rigid duct o5to steel, aluminium, glass-fibre batt, mineral wool ac
_o5toc_o_O5too5 oc_to_tc5to5t_oc (approved materials)o5_o_oogo_
O ooogo_
Ducts o duct linings o ootO5tooo5 glass fibre batt o mineral wool o5to_ air
stream o5tacoo goOoo oqo`o erosion of fibres o_oco5c
ocoo 5oo5o5ooo_o5t_o_ooootO5tgo_
Ducts o5to sturdily supported _oco5c_o_oogo_
Duct oO5ootootO5too5 Hangers ac brackets o5to_ oo_o_tc5t (metal)
o5to5_ococgo_
Duct covering, duct lining and flexible connection materials o5to_ otooo5cqco_
oc_to5t (non-combustible) _ococgo_
o oo5 oooo g. ooog5co5oo5o_ooqg otoo5cqco_ oc_to5t
(combustible material) oo t_o_o oo5 o5o o`ooo5t_oc_o_cocgo_
o) Code of Practice for Fire Precautions in Buildings o`goo5 q_to5toct(methods)
cotooO5toc surface flame spread rating o_ oOooc (Class 1) Oooqoocg
oo5o _to ooq5oo flame spread rating o_ Class 0 _ocooc Duct lining materials
o5to_ Class 0 rating _ocgo_
o) otoo5co_ o` O Duct oc ot_o_O5to_ oc_ to5to_ otot ac o oococo_
`ooc Ooo_q_t qcooq_t oco_ oc_to5t_ocgo_
ventilation ductwork ac terminal units o5t_oc_ooo5 ventilation grilles. Air Diffuser o
ooo oo_ Flexible connection o5t o g_o5 2 m Ooooocg
ooqq_t_octo5t_oc to_o5c _ocoo5 ogg5to_o5t (thermal movements)o
o5oogqooocO5to_ Flexible oints o5to_ 250 mm g_ Oo ooocg
Flexible oints o5to oooootooo5oqc o otcocooo5cqco_ (not easily
ignitable) oc_to5t_oc_o_o oO5tgo_ Ooc_to5to_ British Standard BS +76: Part 5 g
cotooO5to_oc_to5t_ocgo_
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Duct 5totoc o oqg ctog_o_oooo ocoo5o_oqg5o5to c opening
o5tO5tggo_
air ductso5t. air ducts supporto5t. fittingo5t. and plenums o5t.( oints o5t. seams o5t.
stiffening o5t. reinforcing and access opening o5t o`oc)o ASHRAE Handbook, 1HvE
guide books or SNACNA Nanuals o _o5qtoo oo O5too5 duct o5t_o_oo_oct oooc_oct
coqc_qto5t (construction standards) o ct_o_o ogo_
Ducts and plenum sealing Ducts and plenum sealing Ducts and plenum sealing Ducts and plenum sealing
Ductwork and plenums o Ooo`q_to5t oct seale o ogo_
Pipework Pipework Pipework Pipework
air-conditioning system o5toc o`ocoo5 piping system o5to ooct_o_oo_oct (design) ac
oooco_o5t(installation) o5t oo o5ooo5_oo` ooo5t5toto_toco_
Design considerations Design considerations Design considerations Design considerations
o t_o_o_oc_to5togtoo_oct (choice of material), oooctctocta_qt(rate of flow),
ccootgq._o__ocgqoo ooog5oqco_(accessibility), O oooocto_o5to
o5ooootq co_(protection against damage), o ootooo_(corrosion),
oooo__oq5o5to og5coqco_(avoidance of airlocks), water hammers
_oq5o5too5oo qco_, o_oo5t_ocoo`_oct (noise transmission), ogo_oqo5t_oct ac
o qo`o_o5tac (vibration and expansion of fluid), stress and strains, co_ooo5to pipe
work acoooc o oo5to o design oo_oct and plan o o_oct ooo
O_o c toooogo_
qgo5t _oo tocto5t o5tocoacocoo ct _oco 5to_ pipes o5to oqg5o5t passage o5t
o o protected shafts o5to ot_o_qco_
compartment walls and compartment floors o5toc ooo5t _ooo5tgqoo
oo`oo5t(passage of pipes)o oc_o_o_ O passage of pipes o
o5oo(protection)o oootgqooo_ ooo5 Code of Practice for Fire Precautions
in Buildings oc o`g oo5 c_to_to5tac oo_go_
o t_o_o_ooo5t5to tocoooo5 o coqo_ (adequate strength)ac (durability) ggo_
Pipes o5to oO5o O5t. otO5too5 support o5to_ ooo5ooo5 ocoqo_ ggo_
Pipe support o5t _ocoo5 Hangers o5ta c brackets o5to_ oo_(metal) o5t_ocgo_
Pipe o5to Oooooctqco_oqg5o5t oc oooocO5tg ooocO5tooo5 oooo5
o5ooo5t. go5to5t_o_ooootO5tgo_
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!nstallation !nstallation !nstallation !nstallation
Pipe o5to o_tc5to5t ac ot_o_O5to_ fittings o5to_ g_goO5to_(intended
service)o5toc t oooo5cootqcgo_
Equipment _o_ogq. _oqoogq ac c5tOto oogqo oo ooo5tocoo5ooc
gocgOoo_ oooo5 unions o5t oooo flanged fittings o5t oooo valves o5to
ooocO5tgo_
Standard fittings o5t_oco5 tees, elbows co_o o ot_o_go_ ooo5o5 _o_o oO5too5
(fabricated fitting)o5t Non Standard fittings o5to oto_o_g
Pipe o5t. pipe supporto5t. fitting o5t. and valve o5t. o ASHRAE Handbook, !HvE guide
books o ooo SNACNA manual o ooo o5t ooo_o_O5to_ c5oo5t Piping
Handbooks o _o5qtooooO5too5 coqc_qto5t (construction standards)
o ct_o_oogo_
o5t_oco_ g_o5t(pressurised fluid) o o o t_o_o_ooo5to oto_o_oc
o5toqco_ pressure tested oogqo oo_
air-conditioning and mechanical ventilation systemo5tg pipework octot_o_o_ Thermal
insulation o5to_ associated o5oo`oo o5t ac_o_cgo_
a) pipe o5toc vapour barrier lining _ocac adhesives shall _oc ot_o_o_ Thermal
insulation oc_to5to_ Code of Practice for Fire Precautions in Buildings o`goo5
q_to5toct(methods) cotooO5to c surface flame spread rating o_ oOooc
(Class 1) Oooqoocg
oo5o _to flame spread rating o_ Class 0 _ocooc O Thermal insulation
oc_to5to_ Class 0 rating _ocgo_
the use of plastic and foam rubber insulation materials o5to o ot_o_qco_
o oo5O oc_to5to_ o5oo`oooacoo _go_
o) Ooc_to5to_ (material) o_ otooo5cqcoo5.oo5coqo_oto _cotocoo5
o_tc5t (self-extinguishing type) o_t_ocgo_ relevant authority oc_o_oo ooo_
o) otooo5cqco_ o_tc5t (non-combustible cladding materials) oc_to_t o hybrid
plaster o_tc5t o metal sheathoo insulation material _ocot_o_q co_ relevant
authority oc_o_oo oo o_
oo5o _to structure acooo co_ element o5to _oo oqto5to_ pipework
oqg5o5t o o_o_ opening o oo fire-stopped oc_to5t_ocooogo_
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Pipe o5t_ooo5to_oo`oo5to oqto fire rating ac oco_ oo5
otooqco_oc_to5t(fire resistant materials)_ocoooO5tgo_ O oo oo5 Thermal
insulation oot_o_qco_ cotooO5t_octogo_ proprietary pipework system o5too
ooo cg5cotoooqto5to otooqco_oc_to5t(fire resistant materials)
_oco_o5ctcotooo__o_oco5 relevant authorityo oc_o_oogogo_
ooo5to o_o5too5oco_ !dentification o5t oo5_oO5tgo_ !dentification o5t o Annex C
o coo5_oO5too5 og5c o5to c t (colour codes) _o_oogo_
Thermal insulation Thermal insulation Thermal insulation Thermal insulation
General requirements General requirements General requirements General requirements
Thermal insulation o5to coo_oocqto5tco oooO5to_ c (with industry accepted
standards) o5toct_o_oogo_
Thermal insulation o sunlight, moisture, equipment maintenance and wind
co_oo5oootoo5too5o ogq O ooooct_octogocgq_o_ooO5tgo_
o) _ocoocgoqo_ !nsulation o5to_ oo5oootoo5to_o5coo ctocqcoo5o_o5c
aluminium sheet metal _ocooO5tgo_ o5gO5tgo_
Code of Practice for Fire Precautions in Buildings gooo5tg oc_o_oc Cellular foam
o o_o_qco_ ooctooct_octogocgq ac oqoacotooqcgq ootoo_oct
o5g_oct (shielding)o _o_ooO5tgo_
o) !nsulation covering chilled water piping, refrigerant suction piping or cooling ducts
located outside the conditioned space o _ocoo oc ooocO5to_ chilled water
piping, refrigerant suction piping or cooling ducts o5too !nsulation o5t octo
vapour o5tocog5o _octogo5c seale o oO5tgo_ (vapour retardant _oco coo )
penetration 5totac oint o5t5to too seale o oO5tgo_
Duct and plenum insulation Duct and plenum insulation Duct and plenum insulation Duct and plenum insulation
All supply and return ducts and plenums, installed as part of a conditioned air distribution
system shall be thermally insulated in accordance with Table 10.
Table 10 - Ninimum duct insulation R-values for cooling only supply ducts and return ducts
Duct ocation Duct location R-value (m2W)*
Exterior 1.06
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ventilated attic 1.+1
Unvented attic above insulated ceiling 1.77
Unvented attic with roof insulation 1.06
Unconditioned space 1.06
Buried 1.06
!ndirectly conditioned space None
* NOTE:
!nsulation R-values (m2 W) are for insulation installed and do not include film resistance.
The required minimum thickness does not consider water vapour transmission and possible
surface condensation
The following are exempted from requirements given in 17.2
a) Factory installed plenums, casings, or ductwork furnished as part of air-conditioning
equipment tested and rated in accordance with the relevant standards;
b) Ducts or plenums located in conditioned space;
c) Connections less than 3 m in length to air terminals or air outlets, for which the rated
insulation thickness need not exceed 0.6 eNv; and
d) Backs of air outlets and outlet plenums exposed to unconditioned or indirectly conditioned
spaces with face areas exceeding 0.5 m 2, for which the insulation need not exceed 0.+ m
2W, and those 0.5 m2 or less need not be insulated.
Electrical works Electrical works Electrical works Electrical works
General requirements General requirements General requirements General requirements
o o ccacoooco_ ooo5to_ Singapore Standard SS CP 5 gc_to_to5t
c_tooto5toooq5go_
General power distribution General power distribution General power distribution General power distribution
otoo5co_o` (in the event of fire) air handling system o5to ooo co_ fan o5t
goo5to5c (partially or completely shut down) electrical distribution system qc control
o5to coO5tgo_
central monitoring and control system o5tgoc o ot_o_O5toc O oo shut
down_o_o oqccotggo_
!nstallations !nstallations !nstallations !nstallations
supply air, return air and outdoor air o5t ooogqoo_o_ooO5too5 ducts, plenum
chambers and concealed spaces octoc O_o ct ooocO5to_ Wiring installation
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o_ otoo5c_oct(combustion) oo5oogqo ototo5toa_oct(flame spread)
q_tqcooq_tocgq o o5oo_co o oo _ o`oc (metallic)o_tc5t_ocgo_ metallic
o5t_ocoo5o_o5c otoo5co_ o`oc oo5cc5 (fuel) o_oc otoo5c_octo5toootqc
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