Retrofitting Air Conditioning and Duct Systems in Hot, Dry Climates

Research output: NRELSubcontract Report


This technical report describes CARB's work with Clark County Community Resources Division in Las Vegas, Nevada, to optimize procedures for upgrading cooling systems on existing homes in the area to implement health, safety, and energy improvements. Detailed monitoring of five AC systems showed that three of the five systems met or exceeded air flow rate goals.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages35
StatePublished - 2012

Bibliographical note

Work performed by Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings (CARB), Norwalk, Connecticut

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/SR-5500-55545

Other Report Number

  • DOE/GO-102012-3691


  • AC
  • air conditioning
  • air flow
  • duct repair
  • duct replacement
  • ducts
  • hot dry climate
  • HVAC


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