Demand controlled filtration, a high potential energy savings measure for cleanrooms?

P.C.A. Molenaar, Marcel Loomans, Paul H.J. Joosten, Helianthe Kort

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In cleanrooms, high ventilation rates are being used. This is in line with the available guidelines. Normally the required air flows are applied 24/7 so the environmental cleanliness is not compromised. This therefore is an energy-intensive activity. As production is of higher economic importance than energy savings, cleanroom operators have put product safety and product yields first, giving energy efficiency a lower priority. The study described in this article
challenges the applied air change rates and more specifically the need for applying these rates 24/7. The research is based on real-life (in-situ) examples of pharmaceutical cleanrooms.
Originele taal-2Engels
Pagina's (van-tot)54-57
Aantal pagina's4
TijdschriftREHVA Journal
Nummer van het tijdschrift5
StatusGepubliceerd - 1 nov 2019


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