The Yorkies definitely know more about this than me, but I think they have been using the electronic flow sensors for a little while. We also have a hospital we take care of with a bunch of big YK's and they all have it. I have also seen some air handlers that measure return and outside airflow using these sensors.
Originally Posted by maxster
I think the term they are using for them is "thermal dispersion sensor". I could be wrong, but as I understand it, there's a heater in the probe, and the controller keeps track of the heater temperature and the heat loss from the probe. It compares the two and determines whether flow is present.
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