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What Is an Airflow Transducer?

Posted by Price Industries on July 2, 2024 at 9:00 AM

A Look at How This Important Device Works in the HVAC Industry

In the world of HVAC, an airflow transducer is a device that converts an airflow signal into an electronic signal for a VAV controller to regulate a damper and provide airflow to a space.

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Topics: Static Pressure, Terminals, Controls, Thermal Comfort, HVAC Fundamentals, HVAC, Engineering, Design Engineering, Tech Tip

What Is a Single-Duct System?

Posted by Price Industries on June 4, 2024 at 9:00 AM

A Legacy Elevated for Comfort and Efficiency

A single-duct system is an HVAC configuration that divides a commercial building into multiple zones, each with its own temperature control. This enhances occupant comfort, ensures the zones are provided with the correct volume of outdoor air for ventilation and allows the total building to operate efficiently.

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Topics: Terminals, Controls, HVAC Fundamentals, HVAC, Engineering, Design Engineering, Tech Tip

Mastering Fan Filter Unit Control

Posted by Price Critical Environments on April 9, 2024 at 9:15 AM

BACnet and Networking Strategies for Cleanroom Efficiency

In the meticulous realm of cleanroom environments, controlling air quality is paramount. Price Industries’ Fan Filter Units (FFUs) offer a comprehensive array of control options for permanent split capacitor (PSC) and electronically commutated (EC) motors to ensure optimal performance, efficiency and convenience.

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Topics: Controls, HVAC Fundamentals, HVAC, Engineering, Design Engineering, Tech Tip, Critical Environments

What Is BACnet?

Posted by Price Industries on March 7, 2023 at 9:00 AM

A Deep Dive into the BACnet Protocol and How It’s Used in HVAC

BACnet stands for building automation and control networks. This data communication protocol is widely used around the world with HVAC, lighting and even security systems within buildings. BACnet is an open-source protocol form of communication that allows BACnet devices to talk with one another on a building network. BACnet was developed by ASHRAE to promote the use of open protocol as opposed to the proprietary protocols that once dominated in the industry.

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Topics: Controls, HVAC Fundamentals, HVAC, Engineering, ASHRAE

What Is a 7-Day Programmable Thermostat?

Posted by Price Industries on October 11, 2022 at 10:00 AM

When You Should – and Shouldn’t – Use These Powerful Devices

Commonly used in both residential and commercial applications, a seven-day programmable thermostat is what sets the weekly schedule for the equipment it is controlling. We often see programmable thermostats connected to home furnaces, for instance; the device’s schedule is programmed for different days of the week to operate the fan within the furnace and any heating or cooling associated with it according to the homeowner’s needs.

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Topics: Controls, HVAC Fundamentals, HVAC, Engineering

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