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.
Fan company brings its expertise to the commercial and industrial market
June 28, 2016
Hunter Industrial, a division of Hunter Fan Co., announced it is launching its business headquarters and production center in Nashville, Tennessee. Hunter Industrial produces high-velocity, low-speed (HVLS) fans for commercial and industrial applications.
The NEWS’ Trainers Panel consists of some of the best HVAC educators, instructors, and trainers from across North America. Their insights will be used to answer technical questions from the field and suggest solutions to everyday problems faced by technicians.