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How to increase energy-efficiency of your air handling unit

As Google searches regarding energy-savings have somewhat skyrocketed lately, it is reasonable to think that the following search has been made more than just a few times: how to save energy + AHU?

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William Lawrance

The many advantages of sorption technology

Air handling units equipped with rotary heat exchangers with a sorption coating bring significant opportunity for energy and carbon emission reductions, while also improving the indoor environment. But what exactly is it that make them so advantageous? Here is a step-by-step guide to understanding …

Dene Kent

Making AHU documentation more sustainable and accessible

As of October 1st, operations & maintenance instructions for GOLD, Silver C & Compact range of air handling units will be offered electronically instead of printed.​

William Lawrance

Duct system pressure and SFP

The duct system pressure drop has a significant impact on the SFP. But what are the factors we need to focus on when reducing SFP? Lets take a closer look at that. Specific fan power, SFP, is the total electrical power of the fans in an air handling unit in kW divided by the supply air flow or the …

Josh Emerson

Tips for making sure your Chillers, Heat Pumps and AHU's are ready for reoccupation

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, facilities managers may have had to shut their plant off due to empty premises. Your Chillers, Heat Pumps and Air Handling Units may need some extra maintenance before reopening sites to ensure they're in top condition, and working effectively. See our 5 point …

William Lawrance

Getting to grips with internal leakage in air handling units

Internal leakage of air in ventilation systems is wasteful and it can also affect the indoor air quality so we need to minimise leakage to both optimise the energy consumption and ensure the best possible air quality. In this article, you will get to know different modes of internal leakages and …

Tim Dywer

Effectively applying energy efficient thermal wheels in ventilation systems

The thermal wheel is well established as an energy saving device for ventilation and air conditioning systems. This CPD article will summarise the aspects of the thermal wheel that make it an attractive option and consider how leakage and cross contamination is minimised and characterised and …

Josh Emerson

Myth Busting - Thermal Wheels and Virus Transmission

As many countries across Europe enter a second lockdown, facilities managers may wish to take the opportunity to review how their ventilation and air conditioning systems are operating in preparation for the re-opening of buildings.  It is now widely understood that maximising outdoor air, …

Josh Emerson

Adapting air handling units to different building types

When a new building is designed, a client will usually demand that as much lettable space as possible is made available. Plant-rooms and  services must designed to be space-efficient and not take up any more room than necessary.  Renovation is often even more complex...

William Lawrance

How to optimise air handling units for healthy indoor climate – COVID-19 recommendations

With our top three measures for air handling units – regular maintenance, high flow rates, minimised return air – we can optimise operation and maintain a healthy indoor climate.

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