Learn About Air Purification and Filtration

What MERV Rating Should I Use?

November 30, 2017 |

One of the most common questions we get is "What MERV Rating should I use?" and for commercial HVAC air filters this question is one of those easy questions with a semi-complicated answer.  There are a lot of variables when selecting a MERV rating, and in some cases ...

MERV 13 Air Filter

October 09, 2017 |

Increased awareness of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and the pollutants and particles that are in the air have changed the idea of what "good" air filtration is.  The health effects of breathing air with a high amount of small sub-micron Particulate Matter (PM) have been ...

MERV 11 Air Filter

October 09, 2017 |

Increased awareness of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and the pollutants and particles that are in the air have changed the idea of what "good" air filtration is.  The health effects of breathing air with a high amount of small sub-micron Particulate Matter (PM) have been ...

Impacts of using an Industrial Air Purifier system

October 05, 2017 |

Warehouses and Manufacturing facilites are often large sprawling buildings that make HVAC expensive and problematic.  Most of these facilities utilize unconditioned make-up air units with either a heating coil for winter, or just use supplemental space heaters inside ...

Paint Booth Exhaust Filters

August 14, 2017 |

Recent trends in Paint Booth regulations and filter manufacturing have created some confusion in what type of filters are actually needed for paint booth exhaust.  Too often we find that operators are using old style filters that perform poorly compared to more modern ...

Chillers and Cottonwood Don't Mix: Cottonwood Screens Prevent Problems

August 08, 2017 |

Cottonwood seeds are known to travel up to 5 miles and each cottonwood tree sheds their seeds for two weeks.  Those of us living in the Midwest United States can count on anywhere from one to three months of seeing cottonwood seeds flying around, though most seasons up ...

When The Washable Air Filter Works Best

August 07, 2017 |

The Washable Air Filter still has a place in the air filter world.  Even as air quality concerns have put the focus on high efficiency air filters and away from the lower efficieny ones.  Being one of the largest distributors of air filters in the United States and ...

Air Filters and Your Lungs

July 10, 2017 |

With the introduction of ISO 16890 to the world (only the United States is left to adpot it) there has been a lot more talk and research about the relationship between air filters and air quality.  This discussion has been happening before, but with little emphasis on ...

Clean Room Filters - More than meets the eye.

June 15, 2017 |

The number of requests we get for replacemnt "2x4" clean room filters is astounding and it seems that this very common request would be easy to answer - but clean room HEPA filters are not quite that easy.  Some additional information is key to be able to ensure you ...

MERV 8: The Most Common Filter in The United States

June 05, 2017 |

The MERV 8 pleated filter is the most commonly used air filter in the United States.  Possibly a better way to say this is the 2" deep pleat is the most commonly used, as manufacturers continue to take advantage of the ASHRAE 52.2/MERV testing system and now many of ...