Articles Tagged with ''air curtains''

Medical Center’s HVAC Design Boasts 18 Percent Energy Savings

Design Uses Air Curtains on Entrances as well as High-Efficiency Chillers, Boilers, and Rooftop Units
June 23, 2014

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) set out to make the new $252 million Monroeville, Pennsylvania, facility the most sustainable of its 30-hospital network. Its design team delivered a building that’s saving an estimated $350,000 to $500,000 in annual energy savings. 


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Technology Advancements Create New Air Curtain Applications

Air Curtains, or Air Doors as They Are Also Called, Are Finding Broader Use
March 24, 2014

There has been a deluge of recent technological advancements that are creating new air curtain applications that were barely imaginable 10 years ago. Advancements have ranged from more efficient electric heaters to manufacturing improvements that now extend lengths up to 16 feet.


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Green Technologies Produce an Even Fresher Pete’s Market

Air Curtains, Dehumidifiers, Condensing Boiler Contribute to Supermarket’s Efficiency
January 6, 2014

Supermarket retailer Pete’s Fresh Market is recognized as one of the greenest supermarket retailers in the U.S., but something sets its nine-store Chicago-based operation’s green mission apart from other chains. The chain records energy data, utilizing equipment that has proven effective at other locations.


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Tips for Specifying the ‘Right’ Air Curtain

When Specifying Air Curtains, Engineers, Designers, and Contractors Must Consider Numerous Factors
November 18, 2013
For engineers, designers, and contractors, determining the right HVAC system for their commercial and industrial building projects is critically important. An air curtain may be a small part of a building’s HVAC package, but it can help turn a good building design into a great building design.


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Nov. 14, 2013: Air Curtains Approved as Alternative to Vestibules in 2015 Energy Code

Energy Conservation Code Provision Complements Similar Provision in Green Construction Code
November 14, 2013
Air Movement and Control Association International (AMCA International) announced that the 2015 version of the International Energy Conservation Code will contain a provision enabling air curtains to be considered as an alternative to vestibules.


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Williams Furnace Co.: Air Curtains

July 29, 2013

Available in various sizes in the range of 26-72 inches, the manufacturer’s air curtains come in operating voltages of 120, 240, or 460 V.


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Ventilators, Fans Assist in Efficiency

Air movement and Ventilation Products That Improve Energy Efficiency Are Becoming Increasingly Popular, Manufacturers Report
April 22, 2013

As home and building owners continue to look for ways to save money, manufacturers of air movement and ventilation products are reporting growing popularity in energy recovery ventilators (ERVs), air curtains, electronically commutated motors (ECMs), HVLS (high-volume, low-speed) fans, and ventilation control systems.


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Air Curtain Helps Boost Foot Traffic, Retail Sales

The Front Door Is Always Open at Fortunes Coffee Roastery in Pittsburgh
April 22, 2013

Whether it’s a wintery 20˚F or a steamy summer day, the front doors are always propped open at Fortunes Coffee Roastery in Pittsburgh’s Strip District. 


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Berner Intl. Corp.: High-Ceiling Air Curtains

April 15, 2013
An addition to the In-Ceiling Mount (ICM) Series, the ICB is an in-ceiling flush-mount air curtain rated for doorways with up to 16-foot-high ceilings in hotels, hospitals, office buildings, schools, and other commercial facilities. 


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Monday, Jan. 28, 2013: Mars Air Systems Unveils Series 2 Air Curtains

January 28, 2013
Mars Air Systems is unveiling its new product line, the Series 2. Mars says the Series 2 air curtains have been redesigned, re-engineered, and revamped to include slimmer units, updated colors, and a sleek new design for everything from a drive-thru window to warehouse loading dock doors.


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