CO2 sensors for ventilation

With the increased awareness of environmental protection and the emphasis on indoor air quality, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems have become a worldwide necessity for monitoring and regulating the environmental conditions of various properties and vehicles, etc. Indoor air quality is a key factor affecting people’s health. Lack of indoor air circulation, depletion of O2 in the environment, and elevated CO2 concentrations exceeding the limit will gradually produce symptoms such as headaches and drowsiness, and severe lung infections may occur. Severe cases may produce lung infections, etc. Even more serious consequences may occur if exposure to poor-quality air is prolonged. Oxygen (O2) sensors and carbon dioxide (CO2) sensors are commonly used in HVAC systems. CO2 gas sensors are usually used to measure the composition of the air in the ventilation unit, and as a device that can monitor the concentration of carbon dioxide in real time, it not only greatly assists in the purification of equipment to improve the quality of the air, but also brings about a new enhancement of the operational efficiency of the HVAC system.

CO2 sensors for ventilation
CO2 sensors for ventilation

CO2 sensors for ventilation function

  1. A CO2 gas sensor can effectively monitor the carbon dioxide concentration in indoor air. Through real-time monitoring, the system can find out the problems of poor air circulation and insufficient ventilation in time, and eliminate the excessive carbon dioxide and other harmful gases in time by adjusting the ventilation volume and other measures, so as to improve the quality of indoor air and protect the health of personnel.
  2. The application of carbon dioxide gas sensors in HVAC systems can provide strong support for energy consumption control. The traditional HVAC system mainly regulates the temperature by switching on and off, so that energy consumption cannot be precisely controlled. Through the application of carbon dioxide gas sensors, the system can intelligently adjust the air conditioning temperature according to the real-time changes in indoor carbon dioxide concentration to achieve precise control. When there are fewer people in the room, the temperature is lowered to save energy; while when there are more people, the temperature can be raised appropriately to provide a more comfortable environment.
  3. The sensor can also be linked with other intelligent devices to achieve more convenient control. The application of carbon dioxide gas sensors in HVAC systems brings an innovative solution to the improvement of indoor air quality and the control of energy consumption.
FS00302-5
NDIR CO2 Sensor Module FS00302

Fosensor CO2 Sensor Application Advantages

The CO2 gas sensor developed by Fosensor adopts the NDIR principle and has a wide measurement range, which is suitable for fresh air systems, central air conditioning, air purifiers, and other scenarios. Especially in HVAC applications, it shows superior performance.

Adopting the independent patented technology of infrared sensing and intelligent data processing algorithm, it has good stability, high precision, fast response, anti-poisoning, strong anti-interference ability, and long service life.