Learn About Air Purification and Filtration

What is a High Efficiency Air Filter?  MERV 11 or MERV 13?

April 27, 2017 |

The phrase "High Effiecency Air Filter" has been a subjective term in the past, and has been left up to the manufacturers, not users, of air filters to determine what makes a filter high efficiency.  With this responsibility on the shoulders of the air filter ...

Air Filter Battle: 4" vs Hi-FloES High Efficiency Air Filters

April 21, 2017 |

Ever wonder how much energy is required to overcome the restriction of the air filters in your HVAC system?  And how different styles of air filters can increase or reduce this energy drag?  Take a look at the following energy use demonstration to see one of the most ...

Air Filter Battle: Minipleat vs Durafil ES 2 High Efficiency Air Filters

April 21, 2017 |

Secondary filters are not only expensive, but they also put a big energy drag on an HVAC system because of their increased resistance to airflow.  But that energy drag can be greatly reduced by simply switching air filter styles/makes!  Take a look at the following ...

Air Filter Battle: Aluminum Separator vs Durafil ES 2 High Efficiency Air Filters

April 21, 2017 |

Secondary filters are not only expensive, but they also put a big energy drag on an HVAC system because of their increased resistance to airflow.  But that energy drag can be greatly reduced by simply switching air filter styles/makes!  Take a look at the following ...

Air Filter Battle: Aluminum Separator vs Hi-FloES High Efficiency Air Filters

April 21, 2017 |

Ever wonder how much energy is required to overcome the restriction of the air filters in your HVAC system?  And how different styles of air filters can increase or reduce this energy drag?  Take a look at the following energy use demonstration to see one of the ...

Air Filter Battle: Ring Panel vs FARR 30/30 Medium Efficiency Filters

April 21, 2017 |

Most of us don't give much thought to our MERV-8 or MERV-10 prefilters, most of still change them on a schedule every 3-4 months, but these filters do impact a building's energy consumption in a big way.  So how do different styles of air filters increase or reduce ...

Washable Air Filter Options

April 21, 2017 |

In today's eco-conseious world the washable air filter is seeing a revival, and with new technology there is good reason to consider washable air filters for some applications.  While the metal air filter remains the most commonly thought of washable air filter, there ...

MERV 8 and MERV 10 Comparison

April 17, 2017 |

There is a battle among pleated HVAC filter manufacturers - MERV-8, MERV-9, and MERV-10  Which is "best" for your facility and how different are these prodcuts really, seeing as not too long ago they were all MERV-6 or 7?  Frustratingly with ASHRAE 52.2 and the MERV ...

Commercial HEPA Air Purifier Options

April 10, 2017 |

With cleaner indoor air becoming not only demanded by building occupants and required by increasing regulation it also is starting to have documented studies showing productivity gains by implementing programs to ensure clean indoor air - even in typically dusty/dirty ...

95% Air Filter, MERV-14, MERV-15, or MERV-16 - Yes?

April 10, 2017 |

 Oh MERV, if there were any clearer reason why you are going to be replaced byISO 16890, it is the confusion of 95% air filters.  A still common specification for final filters in hospitals the 95% filter could refer to MERV 14, MERV 15, or MERV 16 high efficiency air ...