Posts Categorized: Air Handling Units

Does Coil Cleaning Save Energy?

Does coil cleaning save energy?  This was the first question that we asked before agreeing to promote Steril-Aire as a manufacturer.  We knew that the technology worked;  that you could clean a coil to a nearly new condition by using UVC lights.  That we knew.  We also new that a clean coil would save energy. … Read more »

Air Handling Units | Split Replacement Coils

Split Replacement Coils “I didn’t know these were available.”  “Wish I had known about these sooner.”  “What a great idea.,  this will save a lot of pain” All comments that we have heard from building owners after showing them split coils. Replacing large water coils in air handling units is never easy.  It’s even more… Read more »

Project Snapshot: Custom Air Handling Units | Portland International Jetport

Project Name: Portland International Jetport – Terminal Expansion Location: Portland, Maine Architect: Gensler Mechanical Engineer: AMEC (formerly OEST) Contractor: Turner Construction Company Manufacturer: Air Enterprises Equipment: Custom Rooftop Air Handling Units  Size: (1) 70,000 CFM unit, (1) 98,000 CFM unit  DAC Sales Engineer:  Pat Will Project Highlights City of Portland was adding a 145,000sqft terminal… Read more »

Ask Rick: Fan Array | Does it make sense?

Q.  I have been looking at different fan options for my Air Handling Unit application.  What are your thoughts on the Fan Wall technology?   The technology is called by different terms;  Fan Array, Fan Wall, Fan Matrix, Multi-Fan etc.  It is a combination of smaller fans built into a wall section to replace a… Read more »

Custom Air Handling Unit Design | The ECM Fan Array

Submission by Guest BloggerPaul Hanbury –  Sr. Mechanical Project ManagerDPS Biometics  –  Framingham, MA The Electronically Commutated Motor, or ECM, has infiltrated the small fan market. The technology gained ground several decades ago, mostly with small scale process applications and residential air conditions. More recently the ECM fan has made a huge impact with fan… Read more »

Custom Air Handling Units | 5 Reasons to use All Aluminum Construction

5 reasons to use All Aluminum Construction for Custom Air Handling Units? Aluminum provides excellent corrosion resistance without the need for paint. Painting and galvanization can be scrapped off during transportation, rigging and assembly of the unit. Rust and corrosion reduce the structural integrity of the unit. Low Weight –  Aluminum construction can reduce overall… Read more »