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What does OAT stand for?

OAT stands for Outside Air Temperature

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Temperatures inside buses can be higher than outside air temperature, which is officially taken from readings in the shade, experts have said.
In this study, the dry-bulb temperature of Houston Typical Meteorological Year 3 (TMY3) weather data are divided into 46 bins and the average dry-bulb and wet-bulb temperatures in each dry-bulb bin are calculated and used as the outside air temperature profiles.
They say: "Replacing the existing damaged insulation layer with an equivalent ridged foam solution, protected by a reinforced membrane, will regulate variations in warm and cool air loadings against large swings in outside air temperatures, thus reducing unnecessary fluctuations on energy usage.
In addition to displaying live building performance data, educational demonstrations show how the sustainable features in place at the data center actually work, like how free cooling is used to rely on low outside air temperatures to help chill the building's water, and how an air-side economizer reduces the facility's energy consumption costs.