A Primer on Testing, Adjusting and Balancing
What is TAB? Most of our industry thinks it stands for Test and Balance. The correct wording is Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing. The sequence of the words also describes the sequence of the associated work. A system or individual piece of equipment must first be tested to determine its operating state, then adjusted, and finally balanced to produce the desired results in accordance with the design documents.
Authors: Andrew P. Nolfo, P.E.
Citation: ASHRAE Journal, vol. 43, no. 5, p. 19-25
Publish Date: May 2001
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