Stack Effect

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Stack Effect?

Flow of air resulting from warm air rising, creating a positive pressure area at the top of a building and negative pressure area at the bottom. This effect can overpower the mechanical system and disrupt building ventilation and air circulation.

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