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Agricultural Ventilation Constant Speed Fan Test Standard

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan

ASAE  ASABE S565   October  2005

Keywords: Energy efficient, Fan test, Ventilation

1 Purpose and Scope

1.1 This standard covers the testing procedure and performance presentation of wall mounted greenhouse, poultry and livestock ventilation fans, including manure storage pit fans.

1.2 This standard applies to constant speed, un-ducted wall mounted fans used for air exchange purposes.

1.3 Air circulating fans are not covered by this standard.

1.4 Airflow rate (m3/hr, cfm) and the Ventilation Efficiency Rating (m3/hr/W, cfm/W) are the two main performance parameters.

1.5 This standard is a complimentary standard to ANSI/AMCA 210-99 ANSI/ASHRAE 51-1999 but focused on constant speed agricultural ventilation fans.

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