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Chilled Beams in HVAC Design

Posted by Price Industries on October 20, 2020 at 1:50 PM

Taking Flexibility with Chilled Beams to the Next Level

In a building’s life cycle, the interior infrastructure may undergo multiple renovations or tenant improvements (TI). A TI project will typically involve adding, moving, or removing walls, furniture,
occupants, electrical wiring, and even the HVAC air distribution system in some instances. TI projects for the air distribution system can cost up to $30/ft2, which brings forth the challenge of ensuring flexibility in the HVAC design to minimize future TI or renovation costs.

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Topics: Beams, System Efficiency, Thermal Comfort, hvac, engineering, Design Engineering

Room Air Purification

Posted by Price Industries on September 22, 2020 at 11:03 AM

Now You Can Go Inside for a Breath of Fresh Air

In today’s world, indoor air quality is an increasing concern and the ability to provide clean air to room occupants is more important than ever. Most commercial spaces focus primarily on cost and thermal comfort while air quality is based on minimum requirements, which can result in lower than optimal air quality.

The Room Air Purifier (RAP) is an ideal option for improving indoor air quality wherever and whenever you need it, particularly in high density areas like office spaces, classrooms, fitness centers, retail and restaurants. It is designed to continuously cycle air through a HEPA filter, eliminating unwanted dust particles, germs and contaminants.

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Topics: Terminals, hvac, Design Engineering, Critical Environments, Airborne pathogens

HVAC Solutions for Reducing Airborne Pathogens

Posted by Price Industries on August 25, 2020 at 1:22 PM
 

Reduce the airborne concentration of pathogens with ventilation and filtration

From improved filtration to alternative supply air methodologies, changes to your HVAC system can reduce the probability of exposure to airborne pathogens within workplaces, schools, and other high occupancy areas.

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Topics: GRD, Diffusers, Grilles, Terminals, Displacement, Underfloor, HVAC Fundamentals, hvac, engineering, Design Engineering, Tech Tip, Filtration, Airborne pathogens

VAV Diffusers in High Performance Air Systems

Posted by Price Industries on August 11, 2020 at 12:04 PM

Creating Comfort, Efficiency and Sustainability with VAV Diffusers

High performance air systems demand modern design approaches with leading-edge
products and technology in order to optimize comfort and reduce energy consumption. A
comfortable environment is achieved by providing the smallest possible zones of temperature
control, allowing for individual temperature distribution and better air movement. Reduction
in energy is realized by designing a low-pressure HVAC system that allows for maximum
turn-down while maintaining temperatures.

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Topics: GRD, Diffusers, Static Pressure, Pressure Drop, Thermal Comfort, HVAC Fundamentals, hvac, engineering, Design Engineering

Operating Room Ceiling Design

Posted by Price Industries on July 28, 2020 at 1:15 PM

Considerations for Modern Operating Room Air Distribution

Due to the ever-increasing demand for valuable ceiling space, modern operating room (OR) ceiling and air distribution systems must continuously improve and adapt to meet the demands presented by ceiling mounted medical equipment.

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Topics: Diffusers, hvac, engineering, Design Engineering, Tech Tip, Engineering Update, Critical Environments, Lighting, ASHRAE 170

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Our customers have come to count on a consistent and ever-increasing stream of new products and enhancements.  Price has a large team of experienced and talented engineers who are consistently working on breakthrough ideas.  We are not afraid to move into whole new product categories if we believe we have a contribution to make.

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