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Duct fans (or empty air handlers?), to extend system?
I look forward to further thinking and info here. I'd just posted a related question on another thread, after someone mentioned lowering air speed across the coil to increase latent heat removal. I know that some products, like the spacepak system, use a deeper coil to remove additional humidity, which they argue allows for a higher sensible setpoint and ultimately, energy savings. I'm not convinced, but would be interested in hearing thoughts (that is, can one remove latent heat and move the sensible comfort point up, and save energy, or is the sensible energy savings lost by the cost of latent heat removal)?
And the question I asked there was, essentially, can you "choke" the system in order to reduce coil airspeed and increase humidity control, or are you asking for trouble, as you note above in your catastrophe scenario.
Thanks for any insights.