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Create High Performance Schools

Posted by Price Industries on May 18, 2021 at 2:14 PM

The Benefits of Displacement Ventilation and Chilled Beams for Efficiency

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines a high performance school as energy and resource efficient. Creating a high performance school is not difficult, but it requires an integrated, “whole building” approach from the beginning of the design process.

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Topics: LEED for Schools, Beams, Displacement, System Efficiency, HVAC Fundamentals, HVAC, Engineering, Design Engineering

How Does Displacement Ventilation Work?

Posted by Price Industries on May 4, 2021 at 1:11 PM

Energy Efficient Ventilation Effectiveness and Thermal Comfort

Displacement ventilation provides low velocity air at around 65°F that relies on buoyancy forces to drive the air motion. Supply air spreads across the floor until encountering thermal plumes from heat sources that naturally drive the clean, conditioned air up through the breathing zone. Heat and contaminants are carried up to high-level return or exhaust grilles instead of getting recycled through the space. The result is high ventilation effectiveness and improved thermal comfort delivered in an energy efficient manner.

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Topics: Displacement, Thermal Comfort, HVAC Fundamentals, HVAC, Engineering, Design Engineering, Tech Tip

Radiant Heating, Displacement Ventilation Create Airport Comfort

Posted by Price Industries on December 15, 2020 at 2:10 PM

2020 ASHRAE Technology Award Case Studies

Published in August 2020 ASHRAE Journal, written by Ryan Idema and Jesse Hendershot

Price Industries is incredibly proud to have partnered with Michigan Air Products, one of the leading manufacturer’s representatives for commercial and industrial HVAC solutions, on this sizeable and impressive project.

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Topics: Displacement, Thermal Comfort, HVAC, Engineering, Design Engineering, ASHRAE 62, Engineering Update

Improve Air Quality in Schools with Displacement Ventilation

Posted by Price Industries on June 2, 2020 at 3:22 PM

Leveraging Displacement Ventilation & Displacement Chilled Beams

There is a growing demand within North American school districts for their schools’ buildings to perform more efficiently within shrinking budgets, while simultaneously accommodating the introduction of new technologies into the classroom and operating for 50-70 years in an ever-changing environment.

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Topics: LEED for Schools, Beams, Displacement, HVAC Fundamentals, HVAC, Engineering, Tech Tip, Engineering Update

Price Product Catalog 8

Posted by Price Industries on March 10, 2020 at 12:19 PM

The Fully Redesigned Product Catalog

Price’s commitment to research, development, innovation, and precision engineering remains the cornerstone of the company. We invest relentlessly in product development, in both differentiated niche products and standard commodity products. Our Edition 8 Products Catalog is a 1,400-page collection of product descriptions, dimensions and performance data across 9 product categories.

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Topics: Noise Control, GRD, Diffusers, Grilles, Terminals, Fan Coils, Beams, Displacement, Underfloor, Controls, HVAC Fundamentals, HVAC, Engineering, Training, Catalog, Handbook

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
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  • Mock-up Testing
  • Custom Solutions & Specials
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