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ASHRAE Publications–FEBRUARY 2018

ASHRAE Design Guide for Air Terminal Units: Selection, Application, Control, and Commissioning is the definitive guide on air terminal units.


A first edition, the Guide is intended to aid design engineers in selecting types of air terminal units and to explain methods for sizing units while maximizing occupant comfort and energy efficiency.


The Guide details how to meet sound requirements and how to estimate life-cycle costs. This guide can be used as a complete, comprehensive in-house training program for new designers, and experienced engineers and discusses how the engineer can design a better system, resulting in acceptable sound levels, improved flow volume control, proper ATU sizing, and optimized energy consumption.