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Ventilation is by far the largest source of heating energy loss in swine facilities. To maintain air quality, it is essential to provide proper minimum ventilation without losing excessive energy from the building. Learn how modern controllers interlock equipment operation to avoid conflicts that waste energy.
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Harmon, Jay D.; Brumm, Michael C.; and Petersen, Dana, "Farm Energy: Managing swine ventilation controller settings to save energy" (2012). Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications. 34.