This website introduces the process of demand controlled ventilation and summarizes the results of research performed on demand controlled ventilation by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory with support from the California Energy Commission's Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) Program and the U.S. Department of Energy's Building Technology Program. The web site describes research on the accuracy of carbon dioxide and optical people counting sensor systems used for demand controlled ventilation. The web site also summarizes the results of research on the spatial variability of carbon dioxide concentrations in meeting rooms, which has implications for placement of sensors, and on the potential to save energy by using demand controlled in general office spaces located in California. Links are provided to enable downloading of technical reports resulting from this research. This web site is intended primarily for use by building professionals, such as those who design, build, install, and operate commercial heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems.

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