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01Jun 2013
Steel Mill Ventilation

Since the first caveman figured out that “hot air rises and cool air sinks”, humans have managed to create more comfortable living conditions using natural ventilation. Everything changed in the early 20th century with the invention of air conditioning. Now, in the early part of the 21st century, we find ourselves looking back at early

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11May 2013
green energy light bulb

The green revolution is bringing tremendous changes to industrial ventilation. It is helping builders, contractors, and engineers take advantage of green energy benefits. There has been an increase in the use of natural ventilation in both new and existing structures. By moving away from traditionally powered ventilation systems and joining the green energy movement, companies

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21Apr 2013

Natural ventilation is an old technology that has returned to the limelight because of the increased focus on green construction and green energy. So, what is gravity ventilation, and what exactly is Natural Ventilation’s impact? The Impact of Natural Ventilation Much as the name suggests, natural ventilation is a process by which a building is

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08Mar 2013

Happy Anniversary Moffitt Fan Moffitt Fan Corporation celebrates its 20th Anniversary this month. For two decades Moffitt Fan Corporation has been manufacturing industrial ventilation equipment including natural ventilators, wall louvers, fans, and more from their 50,000 square foot facility in LeRoy, NY. They have provided equipment for hundreds of projects over the years including products

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11Dec 2012
Model V Upblast Fan

Maintain the health and durability of your building by choosing the right industrial ventilation fan for your facility. Choosing the correct building fan is responsible for making sure that the facility has sufficient and consistent airflow. There are several factors that must be considered when choosing a building fan. Building Fan Placement The placement of

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23Nov 2012
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Natural ventilation is a form of climate control that works without electricity or moving equipment. This type of ventilation is growing in popularity because of the potential energy and cost savings. Natural ventilation has low operational and maintenance costs. Each unit uses no electricity to run and has no moving parts to break or wear

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23Nov 2012
labyrinth louisiana

A low-profile natural ventilator was a sound investment for Evonik Stockhausen. This specialty chemical plant purchased several ventilators for their building. Shortly after installation, the units faced three days of intense wind and rain from Hurricane Isaac. At the end of the storm however, no water entered the building, and the units were undamaged. Plant

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20Sep 2012
EcoStream 90 wall louvers, EcoStream Louver - 90°

Most often people think the solution to solving a building’s heat problem is to add more roof exhaust fans. The logic being that to draw more heat out of the building, the building needs more fans. To really solve a ventilation problem though, it is a bit more complex. When it is hot inside the

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