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Price Family Donates $2.5M to Children's Heart Centre

Posted by Price Industries on October 16, 2019 at 11:33 AM

A Giving Spirit Makes the Children’s Hospital – Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg Heart Centre a Reality

On October 8, 2019, the Price Family announced a $2.5 million donation to support a new pediatric cardiology facility in Winnipeg.

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Topics: People of Price, Philanthropy, Giving

Price Engineer's HVAC Handbook

Posted by Price Industries on October 8, 2019 at 9:25 AM

 

The Most Comprehensive Guide To HVAC Fundamentals

Price has long been innovative in the presentation of technical content and product information. We saw a need to present the ever-growing content of our Product Catalog in a more efficient way, so the next innovative step for Price was to create the Price Engineer’s HVAC Handbook.
 
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Topics: System Efficiency, Heat Transfer, Psychrometrics, Thermal Comfort, HVAC Fundamentals, Design Engineering

People Of Price: Joe Florer

Posted by Price Industries on September 24, 2019 at 10:32 AM

The Evolution of a Performing Artist Turned Mechanical Engineer

Price’s ever-growing team is made up of extraordinarily talented individuals from vastly different backgrounds. We’ll be profiling a “person of Price” to give you a glimpse at the man or woman behind all those emails or the voice at the end of the phone! This issue: Joe Florer.

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Topics: employees, hvac, engineering, People of Price

What is System Effect?

Posted by Price Industries on September 10, 2019 at 9:47 AM
In duct design and installation, system effect is the generation of higher than expected pressure drops through changes in duct direction or geometry. It can also be caused by improper installation of  fittings, which result in excessive, unanticipated turbulence in the airflow. In short, system effect is the installed pressure drop which is different from the design pressure drop.
 

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Topics: System Effect, Static Pressure, Outlet Conditions, Pressure Drop, Velocity Profile, Inlet Conditions

What is Inlet Effect?

Posted by Price Industries on August 27, 2019 at 9:57 AM

Inlet Effects 

ASHRAE Standard 70 guidelines are in place so that ideal conditions are present during GRD testing
and to ensure the testing is repeatable. It is important to note that the performance
published in the Price catalog is based on these ideal conditions outlined in ASHRAE 70 and that
any field modifications can affect the performance of the outlet. There are five common field conditions and their influence on the air pattern of a given diffuser:
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Topics: GRD, Diffusers, ASHRAE 70, Inlet Effect, Grilles

At Price, when we say “the sky is the limit”, we actually mean it.

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.

  • Research & Innovation
  • Technical Tours
  • Training Classes
  • Targeted Discussions
  • Mock-up Testing
  • Custom Solutions & Specials
  • Custom Finishes
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
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