If you’re in doubt about how a fan was rated, dig a little deeper into the footnotes and a lot of questions will be answered. As you become a student of fan-performance tables, you begin to see truths about airflow that enable you to solve issues beyond the skill level of your competition.
Will now offer small commercial and residential fans
August 23, 2016
MacroAir has partnered with Aeratron to distribute its line of Energy Star-rated fans for small commercial and residential applications. MacroAir said Aeratron’s sophisticated design, durable components, and efficient performance align with its mission to provide powerful, cost-effective cooling solutions.
The partnership will bring IAQ solutions to Austin, San Antonio, and Houston
August 18, 2016
HTS Texas, the Texas partner of one of the largest independent commercial HVAC manufacturers’ representative in North America, announced it is expanding its partnership with American Aldes to include the central and southeast Texas markets of Austin, San Antonio, and Houston.
VariVent reduces exhaust airflow by automatically adjusting fan speeds to match cooking levels
August 11, 2016
Franke Foodservice Systems announced that its variable speed kitchen ventilation control system, called VariVent, has been awarded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) 2016 Energy Star Emerging Technology Award.
Increasing awareness of benefits, rising demand for improving IAQ are driving growth
August 5, 2016
The global market for energy recovery ventilators (ERVs) is projected to reach $3.39 billion by 2021, increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.4 percent from 2016 to 2021, according to a report published by MarketsandMarkets.
Facility was designed and constructed for efficient building energy use
August 4, 2016
A Cleanpak® complete air distribution and filtration cleanroom system from Nortek Air Solutions is a vital component in the University of Illinois Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Building, named R&D Magazine’s 2016 Laboratory of the Year.
HVACR manufacturers earn contractor-judged awards for dealer-friendly, innovative products
July 18, 2016
The Dealer Design Awards are judged by 20 contractors from across the U.S. who are active in the industry and have their collective fingers on the pulse of what’s happening. This year’s competition saw numerous themes across each category, as manufacturers shared the broad goals of making products smarter, more consistent, and innovative in new and unique ways.
The 2016 Dealer Design Award gold-winning ventilation product, the Horizontal Mount Damper in Non-Concrete 2 Hour Fire Rated Barrier from Greenheck Fan Corp., was designed to protect duct penetrations and air-transfer openings going through horizontal non-concrete barriers.
To understand airflow, one must have a firm grasp of the rules driving its characteristics and behaviors. Many of the most complicated issues a tech encounters often tie to an airflow problem, so let's look at five airflow rules that can help anyone in the industry master the airside of the profession.
This pre-engineered, centrifugal fume exhaust packaged model offers extended discharge to reduce and prevent exposure to harmful fumes and odors outdoors. It is designed per ANSI Z9.2 standard for local exhaust systems.