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Psychrometric chambers for testing HVAC equipment


HVAC & Refrigeration   

Buildings consume 40% of the country’s energy. That’s why Purdue conducts vital research in heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, refrigeration, and compressors. Not only does HVAC research affect energy and the environment, but human-building interactions can show how people function more efficiently, more happily, and more safely in high-performance buildings.


Building a better compressor



Mapping the indoor air quality of airline cabins


Living Labs allow human-building interaction studies with precise controls of temperature, humidity, light levels, airflow, and acoustic treatments


HVAC Conference attendants

Herrick Labs hosts one of the largest international conferences in Compressor Engineering, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, and High Performance Buildings.