Industrial buildings have to be designed according to their intended use. For instance, the manufacture of hygroscopic materials (paper, textiles, foods, etc.) will require relatively tight controls of relative humidity. On the other hand, the storage of furs will demand relatively low temperatures, while the ambient in a facility manufacturing refractories might be acceptable at notably higher temperatures. Chapter 12 of the HVAC Applications volume of the A.S.H.R.A.E. Handbooks provides extensive tables of suggested temperatures and humidities for industrial air conditioning.
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