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Save Energy: Stores should close doors

Original post made by Stephen Rock, Adobe-Meadow, on Apr 10, 2009

Yesterday April 10 was a cold wet day. Yet most of the stores at the Stanford Shopping Center had their doors wide open.

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Posted by Walter_E_Wallis
a resident of Midtown
on Apr 10, 2009 at 4:22 pm

Walter_E_Wallis is a registered user.

The energy conservation codes require 15 cubic feet per minute outside air per occupant to any conditioned space. The displaced air has to go somewhere, and in the case of an atrium that exhausted air moderates the thermal load on the connected stores and enhances the comfort of the shoppers. I don't know what Williams of Sonoma sells, but please don't upset Victoria's Secret.


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