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.
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.
AirViz is a 3D simulation service that allows customers to see various airflow scenarios
June 9, 2016
AirViz, MacroAir’s airflow simulation service, has been overhauled to provide automated custom visualizations. This enables customers to see how high volume, low speed (HVLS) fans would move air in their facility before purchasing and installing an HVLS solution.
New design improves efficiency and sound performance in air handling units
May 31, 2016
Nortek Air Solutions, a subsidiary of Nortek Inc., has announced new fan wheel and motor options for its Fanwall® air handling units. These designs offer enhanced benefits while continuing to provide optimized airflow efficiency, redundancy, and minimized turbulence.
This LED light kit is an option for the high-velocity, low-speed (HVLS) fan line AirVolution-D. It is suited for those looking to eliminate the effects of strobing caused by nearby ceiling lights shining through the fan’s blades.
Factors include static pressure, velocity, water gauge, and more
April 18, 2016
Concerned about being responsible for underperforming systems, designers tend to compensate for uncertainties in the design process by adding capacity to fans. Unfortunately, oversizing fan systems creates problems that increase expenses while potentially decreasing reliability.
People want to breathe clean, fresh air, which has thrust IAQ into the mainstream. This thriving consumer and contractor awareness is serving as a catalyst for manufacturers as they strive to develop new, cutting-edge ventilation products.