air handling unit 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.

  • Effect of outdoor air parameters on energy consumption with heat-pipe used in air-handling unit

    A study was carried out to investigate the influence of outdoor air parameters on energy-saving capability in an air-conditioned building with heat-pipe used in air-conditioning processes. The study indicates that the sensible heat recovered by heat-pipe is related to the outdoor wet-bulb temperature and to the temperature difference of outdoor dry-bulb and wet-bulb temperatures. The lower the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Impressive Pump Results - Case Study

    When Aurobindo saw the DESMI pumps in another plant in Hyderabad, India, and heard about the easy maintenance and energy savings, they agreed to buy 11 pumps for their plant, too. ”We are very impressed,” says Mr. A. Rajasekhara Reddy when asked about the DESMI pumps and their performance. Mr. Reddy continues, ”The pumps have been in operation for more than a year and we ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Case study - Millbrook / General Motors

    Millbrook Proving Ground is one of the largest vehicle testing centres for the global automotive industry in Europe, constructed by General Motors. Today, they have a world-wide client base and test tracks for a whole range of vehicles. They chose Carbon Credentials, a leading supplier of Carbon & Energy Management software and related services, to conduct air conditioning inspections for ...


    By Carbon Credentials

  • Pigeon deterrents ready for London 2012 Olympic Games

    In preparation for the London 2012 Olympics, our client was chosen to build a new 134-guestroom Holiday Inn hotel situated en route to the Olympic Park in Commercial Road, London E1. Eco Environmental Services Ltd were asked to install pigeon deterrents as specified by the client’s architect. This specification was ...

  • Mugen-Honda Motorsports - Milton Keynes, UK - Case Study

    Perhaps no other recent project best demonstrates our design capability more than this high performance engine test facility we developed and built from the ground up to support the highest level of motorsport.  We produced a short video about this industrial engine facility project, which highlights: Our vehicle facility design/build philosophy Our customer working ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • Operating Room - UVC lights provide infection control, green benefits

    Muskogee Community Hospital (Muskogee, OK) is using germicidal UVC (ultraviolet C) Emitters™ from Steril-Aire as part of an innovative infection control measure. The devices were installed in the air handling units and in custom-designed, ceilingmounted units in the surgical and procedural suites, marking the first time a hospital has used UVC technology in this way. Steril-Aire devices ...


    By E-CO

  • Improve Energy Savings with Evaporative Cooling

    The energy saving potential of atomizing humidifiers with its small horsepower pump unit is well documented but the additional free cooling that occurs during evaporation is often overlooked. The amount of heat that one pound of water will absorb when changing states from a liquid to a vapor is called its latent heat. This is about 970 BTU/LB at atmospheric pressure with an initial water ...


    By GoFog Inc.

  • Engine Test Facility Design Project - Mugen-Honda Motorsports | Milton Keynes, UK - Case Study

    Perhaps no other recent project best demonstrates our design capability more than this high performance engine test facility we developed and built from the ground up to support the highest level of motorsport.  We produced a short video about this industrial engine facility project, which highlights: Our vehicle facility design/build philosophy Our customer working ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • The Key To Controlling Airborne Contamination In Food Processing

    In the food and beverage industry, contamination is always a high priority concern. Small mistakes in handling, preparation, and even in the cleaning of the environment where food comes into contact with surfaces can cause disastrous results that can potentially affect hundreds of thousands of people. Often overlooked is the threat from another source of food contact: air. ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Minimising Risks to Air Quality and Regulatory Compliance With Total Filter Management

    It has been shown in recent studies that as much as 25% of the total site operating budget (excluding raw material costs) for a typical medium-large dosage-form manufacturing facility will be spent on compliance measures for internal quality systems and external regulatory activities. (1) Market realities indicate that the pharmaceutical companies will need to address the overall cost of ...


    By GVS Filter Technology

  • Portable clean air improves cost margins for automotive fleet operations – Case Study

    Cosmetic Reconditioning Services for Automotive Fleet Operations Situation A U.S.-based world leader in providing cosmetic reconditioning services to automotive fleet operations such as rental agencies, lease management companies, and automotive auctions was looking to improve its margins. Its services are largely required on an "as needed" rather than an "as ...


    By Duroair Technologies Inc.

  • UV Light Treatment for HVAC Systems

    Ultraviolet (UV) light can be applied to support numerous applications in a broad range of industries. In commercial paint spray booths and label manufacturing plants, UV lamps are used to streamline paint jobs and the printing of logos. Outside of such practices, the light source may also be utilized to eradicate harmful, disease-causing bacteria. Systems that rely on the light’s ability ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • Portable air filtration solves navy submarine lean manufacturing challenges – Case Study

    U.S. Navy Nuclear Submarine Program Situation The North American facility of a market leader in ship power solutions manufactures propulsion systems for the U.S. Navy’s nuclear submarine program. Due to the size and complexity of the systems, production is limited to a maximum of two systems per year. The component finishing process involves both abrasive ...


    By Duroair Technologies Inc.

  • Gettysburg hospital addresses ailing evaporative coolers

    WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital was looking to modernize mechanical systems to ensure reliability of critical patient-care functions. Constructed in 1921, WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital in Gettysburg, Pa., has undergone a number of changes over the years. According to Joe Lehigh of the facility’s engineering team, the most recent were made chiefly to improve hospital operations. “The key ...


    By Evapco Inc.

  • Modular air filtration enables cellular marine manufacturing – Case Study

    High-End Restoration and Construction of Historic and Classic Wooden Boats Situation A U.S.-based company that specializes in high-end restoration and construction of historic and classic wooden boats was moving to a new shop that was designed to accommodate the workflow of hand-built operations. The painting and coating functions of the manufacturing process ...


    By Duroair Technologies Inc.

  • J. Erik Jonsson Central Library Dallas, Texas - Case Study

    Key parameters Type of Facility - Existing Function - Public Library (Government) Area - 8 stories, 563,000 sq.ft. Project Completed - 2009 Challenge: Optimize Indoor Air Quality and reduce maintenance costs. The owner wanted clean indoor air to protect the library contents in an urban environment and wanted to replace ...

  • Class -A office building 2121 K Street NW Washington D.C. - Case Study

    Key Parameters Type of Facility – Existing (EB) Function– Upscale Urban Office Building with Retail,5-Star Restaurant, Fitness Health Center, Underground Parking Area–11-stories, 190,458sq.ft. Project Completed– (HVAC) 2007 Challenge: Increase property value with “green” and ...

  • Chemical Industry: Wet Scrubber Passes Acid Anhydride Test Case Study

    A leading U.S. chemical company upgraded air pollution control of maleic anhydride fumes at one of its overseas plants by installing a venturi scrubber. Selection of the scrubber was based on a pilot study to determine the percentage recovery and the maximum solution concentration of maleic anhydride that could be achieved using a wet scrubber. One significant reason for pretesting the ...


    By CR Clean Air Group, LLC

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