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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Posted by Price Industries on September 30, 2021 at 9:20 AM

A Time for Learning and Reflection

This summer, the government of Canada announced that September 30 will be the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This day will commemorate the tragic history and ongoing intergenerational impact of Canadian residential schools.

Price encourages everyone to use this day to learn about and reflect on the history of residential schools and to honor the survivors, families and communities that continue to grieve for those who were lost. This is an opportunity for us all to explore the diverse cultures and stories of the Indigenous peoples of Canada and to work toward meaningful change.

For more information, please see the following resources:
Government of Canada: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Residential School History
Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
Orange Shirt Day

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What Are Manual and Automatic Balancing Valves?

Posted by Elizabeth Turner on September 21, 2021 at 9:08 AM

Exploring Pressure-Dependent and Pressure-Independent Fluid Control

Water-to-air heat exchangers are commonly used throughout commercial HVAC systems. The amount of fluid flowing through a coil directly influences the temperature exchanged to the air, which ultimately impacts the thermal comfort of those in the space. Both the type and size of piping package components are important to ensure that the overall system is running efficiently and to optimize thermal comfort.

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Topics: Terminals, HVAC Fundamentals, HVAC, Engineering, Design Engineering

What Is a Silencer?

Posted by Price Industries on September 7, 2021 at 9:59 AM

A Practical, Engineered Solution for Controlling Noise

Silencers, also referred to as sound attenuators or sound traps, are used as part of the HVAC system to reduce the noise that would otherwise be transmitted to the nearest indoor or outdoor space. In large commercial or industrial applications, silencers can be used in large banks to prevent noise from transferring into the environment.

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Topics: Noise Control, Noise Solution, HVAC Silencers, Duct Noise Reduction, HVAC Fundamentals, HVAC, Engineering

How Does an Active Chilled Beam Work?

Posted by Price Industries on August 26, 2021 at 8:30 AM

The Induction Process and the Science Behind Chilled Beams

Although perceived as an up-and-coming technology, chilled beams have been around for years. This system offers many benefits, including energy savings over the lifespan of a project, reduced duct sizing, lower noise levels and minimal required maintenance.

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Topics: Beams, HVAC Fundamentals, HVAC, Engineering

How To Optimize Hydronic Systems

Posted by Price Industries on August 10, 2021 at 10:30 AM

Reducing overall energy consumption with Chilled Beams

In modern buildings, the heating, cooling, and ventilation systems consume a large portion of the total energy use. This creates an obvious target when looking for areas where improvements and optimizations can reduce annual energy consumption. Costs associated with these improvements can be reduced year over year. Within the HVAC system, the largest consumer of energy will typically be fan energy. Using hydronic systems to transport heating or cooling energy throughout a building is a great way to dramatically reduce the overall energy consumption of the entire HVAC system.

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Topics: Beams, System Efficiency, HVAC Fundamentals, HVAC, Engineering, Design Engineering, Tech Tip

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