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If We Rated Cars Like Air Filters

August 03, 2018 |

ASHRAE 52.2 gave us the Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value (MERV) for air filters, creating a 16-point chart that tells us what percentage of particles in a certain size range will be removed by a filter.  This system was an improvement when it was introduced in 1999 ...

When to Change UV Lights in HVAC Systems

May 18, 2017 |

Most UV C lamps for commercial HVAC systems or disinfection towers are modified T5 flourescent lamps.  The modifications are significant, but that still doesn't cahnge a lot of the questions about how long you can go between changes.  Most T5s are rated to last 20,000 ...

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 ...

Electrostatic Air Filter - Reusable, Washable, Sustainable

March 07, 2017 |

If you are looking for a reusable air filter option, then the electrostatic air filter may be exactly what you're looking for.  These privide a washable air filter option that has low airflow resistence and high arrestance/particle capture.  There have been several ...

Why Filtration Systems Partners with Camfil

February 13, 2017 |

Camfil is the world leader in air filtration for nearly every category.  Their persistence in creating new product and continuous improvement match our values here at Filtration Systems.  We pride ourselves on offering a wide variety of products from several different ...