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An Engineer's Dilemma
By Chloramine Consulting on December 16, 2019

Think of all the rooms you have been inside. Offices, classrooms, restaurants, your bedroom, etc.. Every indoor room probably had a ventilation system of some sort, and that system was...

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ASHRAE Standard 62.1 for Indoor Swimming Pools
By Chloramine Consulting on November 24, 2019

How do mechanical engineers know what to design for specific rooms, like natatoriums? What natatorium design resources do they use as guidelines? As it turns out, there are some...

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Debunking 'Solution by Dilution' for Indoor Swimming Pools
By Chloramine Consulting on November 7, 2019

The old, obsolete approach to natatorium air quality sounded like "the solution to pollution is dilution."  In other words, introduce excess outdoor air (OA)–and exhaust more air...

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Natatorium Design Resources
By Chloramine Consulting on August 10, 2019

Natatorium design is a unique art, or perhaps science. Moreso than typical commercial buildings, indoor pools have variables that require special attention and expertise from designers....

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Relative Humidity in Natatoriums
By Eric Knight on June 6, 2019

Relative Humidity (RH) is the amount of water vapor in the air, relative to how much the air can hold when 100% saturated. RH is expressed as a percentage (%), where 100% is total...

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Pool Air Quality Resources
By Chloramine Consulting on April 26, 2019

Want to learn more about the air side of the pool air quality problem? This article and its supporting links are for you. We also have separate content for Pool Water Chemistry,...

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Pool Water Chemistry Resources
By Chloramine Consulting on April 12, 2019

To truly understand the indoor air quality problem, we need to understand the different components that are involved. This is a brief overview of the water side of the equation. We have...

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What is Value Engineering? (VE)
By Chloramine Consulting on February 1, 2019

If you have ever been involved with a capital project, such as a new building or a big construction renovation, you are probably already familiar with the term "VE". VE stands for Value...

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What is a Natatorium?
By Chloramine Consulting on October 23, 2018

A natatorium is a room that contains an indoor swimming pool. These rooms are very unique and different from any other type of room we can think of. Natatoriums not only have evaporation...

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