air duct system Articles

  • Water: the natural choice - when it comes to moving BTUs around a building, nothing beats water

    A Modern hydronic heating and cooling system is the safest and the most efficient way to keep your buildings comfortable. Independent industry studies prove that when compared side by side, hydronic-based systems provide the best return on investment. They provide substantial increases in the Future Value of a building when compared with "refrigerant" systems. It can take as much as 40 percent ...


    By Evapco Inc.

  • Industrial Noise Control Services

    Industrial Noise Control Studies Study different equipment noise and recommend suitable noise insulation. This include diesel generators, gas turbines, compressors, pumps, fans, chillers, factory machineries, traffic noise,...etc. Our evaluations and recommended solutions meet general guidelines and practices of international standards and nroise laboratories such as ...

  • OPERATION OF DUCT PRODUCTION LINE

    The normal operation of the duct production line is inseparable from the normal operation of the machine. Therefore, in order to ensure the normal operation of the machine and daily production of the air pipe does not appear stops caused by faults, it is necessary to carry out maintenance of the duct production line. 1. The material requirements of the flexible pipe of the air duct ...

  • Safe House?

    A client who had lived in her house for more than ten years was concerned that her son who suffers from certain inflammation problems might be affected by poor air quality. Investigation: The home is a well maintained twenty year old two story house with a forced hot air heating system with same duct central air. The HVAC system incorporated a merv 6 air filter with an ultra violet ...


    By Healthy Air Cape Cod

  • COSHH LEV for one of the UK’s Largest Universities - Case Study

    In early 2019 Exeter University made contact with Western Air Ducts to see whether as a company we have the scope and interest to look after the campus wide LEV systems they have. Exeter University is one of the leading universities in the UK, and although they cover many different core subjects they are particularly strong in life sciences and medicine. They ...


    By Western Air Ducts UK Ltd.

  • Why Clamp Together Ducting - KB Duct

    If in the market for industrial ducting, you are probably weighing your options for ...


    By CECO Environmental

  • Luminant Oak Grove Power Station - Case Study

    Powering Texas Luminant, a subsidiary of Energy Future Holdings Corp. (EFH) -which owns competitive and regulated energy subsidiaries in Texas -is the largest electricity generator in Texas. Unit two of the Oak Grove Power plant near Franklin in Robertson County, TX went online in the middle of 2010. Fluor, the project’s EPC company, completed the plant in 35 months and used ...

  • High Tech Research Centre - Case Study

    The UK’s new High Temperature Research Centre (HTRC) has been designed to provide the UK with world-leading R&D capabilities in investment casting – and to tackle the dust extraction and fume extraction challenges these processes involve, both today and in the future, Western Air Ducts has designed and installed a complete, intelligent LEV system. The showcase £60m ...


    By Western Air Ducts UK Ltd.

  • High Tech Research Centre - Case Study

    The UK’s new High Temperature Research Centre (HTRC) has been designed to provide the UK with world-leading R&D capabilities in investment casting – and to tackle the dust extraction and fume extraction challenges these processes involve, both today and in the future, Western Air Ducts has designed and installed a complete, intelligent LEV system. The showcase £60m facility, ...


    By Western Air Ducts UK Ltd.

  • 10 point Weld Fume Extraction System - Case Study

    In January 2019 The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) upgraded its policy on enforced control measures on fumes generated through welding. This follows an announcement from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), who classified welding fumes and UV radiation from welding as Group 1 carcinogens. Following on from these recommendations Centristic a company that designs, manufactures ...


    By Western Air Ducts UK Ltd.

  • Clearing the air on “free Air CFM” - Specs for portable duct cleaning vacuums

    Many times when researching equipment for duct cleaning vacuums you will find manufacturers posting the CFM suction ratings on their vacuums as “Free Air” or “bench Test”. The Free air test is the rating on the impeller wheel of the vacuum, simply put it is the maximum amount of airflow the impeller can produce with out any restriction. It seems as though many ...


    By Hypervac Technologies

  • Iron Ore Pelletizing Plants - Case Study

    Changing the iron ore processing chain The iron ore being mined globally can approximately be divided equally into boulders and fines. For further processing boulders have to be sized to 10-30 mm for blast furnaces and 6-18 mm for sponge iron plants. Iron ore in a finely ground state is not easily transported or readily processed .The iron ore pelletizing process agglomerates the fine ...

  • DuroPure for lean manufacturing finishing

    As the manufacturing sector in North America slowly restores itself from the effects of a global recession, the conventional methods of producing and moving parts through the various manufacturing steps are being reconsidered in view of the principles of the lean manufacturing concept. Applying lean manufacturing principles to product finishing processes Optimizing a ...


    By Duroair Technologies Inc.

  • Wood Waste Extraction for The Grain Sign Company - Case Study

    The Grain Sign Company are a market leader in the manufacture of bespoke 3D wooden signs that are utilised for many different applications across the country. They contacted Western Air Ducts (UK) Ltd. as they were looking for a new wood waste extract system within their busy workshop in Cornwall, with specific requirements for an efficient and flexible system. ...


    By Western Air Ducts UK Ltd.

  • What Type of Vacuum Collection System is right for you?

    There is a wide selection of vacuum collection systems that you can choose from. This decision is important because the vacuum collection system you select has a big impact on: What types of residential and commercial buildings you can or cannot clean. Your air duct cleaning process. Your operating cost. Your productivity. Any of these systems can ...


    By Vac Systems

  • Byrne-Green Federal Complex Philadelphia, PA - Case Study

    Key Parameters Type of Facility - Existing (EB) Function - Government Area - 26 stories, 1,400,000 sf Project Completed - 2011 Challenges: 1) Improve indoor air quality, 2) meet GSA guidelines for MERV13 minimum filtration, 3) reduce outdoor ventilation air, 4) bring outdoor ventilation air up to indoor air quality ...

  • Improving energy efficiency: About oil fouling in refrigeration systems

    Introduction Most air conditioning and refrigeration systems have a mechanical compressor which relies upon lubricating oil to function. During the normal course of the refrigeration process, ½% to 8% of the compressor’s lubricating oil is circulated throughout the system along with the refrigerant. Since the early days of refrigeration and air conditioning technology, the ...


    By Power Knot LLC

  • Ventilation Measurements Using Sulfur Hexafluoride (SF6) Tracer Gas

    Sulfur Hexafluoride, also known as SF6, is by far the most common tracer gas used for ventilation studies. The primary reason is that it is easy to detect at very low concentrations—even in the parts per billion (ppb) or parts per trillion (ppt) range and has a very low toxicity. The best instrument to detect SF6 is an infrared spectrophotometer. Although the portable units are still a bit ...

  • Selecting the Right Air Duct Cleaning Tool for the Job Part 2 - Cleaning Tools for Commercial/Industrial Projects

    Commercial air duct cleaning is different than residential air duct cleaning and presents a different set of challenges. The HVAC systems are bigger and more complex. This complexity requires even more tools and equipment. Like residential, there is no one magic commercial cleaning tool. Like residential, selecting the right cleaning tool is important because 95% of the cost of air duct cleaning ...


    By Vac Systems

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