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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 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 ...

UVC Light - What's In It For Me?

March 16, 2017 |

With the coverage and interest in UVC light growing in Hospitals, Schools, and other Commercial Buildings, we are often asked the following: "This UVC light stuff looks good, but what's in it for me?"  or "Why would I spend the time and money installing a UVC light ...

ASHRAE 170 Overview For Filtration of Hospitals

March 14, 2017 |

ASHRAE 170 provides an outline for Hospital and Healthcare Facility Ventilaiton and Filtraiton, and is the basis for CMS, FGI, and Joint Commission standards.  This article is not a substitue for the actual standard, what will provide you with the "highlights" of ...

What MERV Filter Do I Need?

February 24, 2017 |

One of the most common questions we get is asked a variety of ways:           How much MERV is enough?           What efficiency filter should I use?           Isn’t 8 enough? As is the case with most questions like this, the answer is: It depends.  To come to an ...

What Is Ultraviolet C (UVC)?

February 17, 2017 |

One of the most comon requestes we get when discussing applications of UVC light in commercial buildings, healthcare facilities, and educational facilities is to define UVC.  This makes sense as it would be difficult to understand the applications and why you would ...

Ceiling HEPA Filter FAQs

February 13, 2017 |

Ceiling HEPA Filter FAQs Used most commonly in cleanrooms, operating rooms, anterooms, and pharmacies ceiling HEPA filters come in many different styles.  This style of "cleanroom filters" are the most common and safest type of HEPA filter for operating rooms.  Across ...