Plant Ventilation, by definition, is the change of air within a manufacturing plant utilizing unducted ventilators. It is accomplished by bringing outside air in and exhausting it back outdoors. The degree of air change is based on how many exchanges of air per minute are required to provide an ambient temperature within the plant close to or equal to outside shade conditions. Air changes, within citrus plant operations, will vary in requirement depending on heat load, moisture content, number of workers and the degree of hazardous or noxious fumes. The following outlines various air changes often required in different areas of citrus plant operations.
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