Understanding High Capacity and High Velocity Filters

High capacity filters have more square footage of media in them by increasing the pleat count. This gives more surface area for the air to pass through and therefore reduces static pressure. High capacity filters can be used to increase filter life or to simply reduce...

INCREASING FRESH AIR INTAKE ON AHU’S

I agree that we need more fresh air introduced through HVAC systems however....Preventative maintenance programs will become critical! Increasing fresh air will bring in more outdoor particles (dust and allergens), requiring regular filter changes. Also a clean coil...

ADDRESSING IAQ IN A LARGE FACILITY WITH VAV BOXES

Addressing Indoor air quality through the HVAC system in a large facility with many zones fed by 1 AHU can be tricky. Sometimes this may involve many different tenants, some of which want to improve IAQ and some that don't. Another scenario is when a facility wants to...