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HVAC / HEPA / ULPA

International Filtration News provides ongoing coverage of HVAC/HEPA/ULPA applications and technology. Visit filtnews.com regularly to stay on top of the latest insights, issues and innovations in HVAC/HEPA/ULPA filtration.

Virus filtration performance of residential HVAC filters

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ASHRAE’s Epidemic Task Force takes on the complicated case of HVAC filtration in a COVID-19 world

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Forget self-cleaning, let’s desiccate this virus

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High-efficiency filtration

Air filters are rated for how effective they are at removing a range of particles – from very small particles to larger particles that are visible to the human eye. The MERV rating for HVAC filters is an acronym for Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value. This rating is determined by filter manufactures in accordance with ASHRAE …

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HEPA Filter Test

At the time of this writing, 800,000 people around the world have died from COVID-19. There have been 22 million reported infections. There is growing evidence that small aerosols are a major transmission source. Social distancing, inefficient masks, and MERV 8 filters are not a viable defense when dealing with a sub-micron enemy. Without some …

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HEPA Filtration Efficiency

In our current global marketplace and supply chains, consumers and users require some level of fluency in the terms and standards that define the products they acquire and use. Our filter market is no different. While the design and variety of filters and the standards that govern their performance have expanded over the past several …

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AHR Expo focus on indoor air quality (IAQ)

I made the trip to Orlando in February for the 2020 AHR Expo. I traveled to this event with the objective of determining the level of interest in an INDA (Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry)-sponsored Indoor Air Quality coalition. Walking the show allowed me to meet in person with potential IAQ coalition members from …

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Geopleat filter

Deciding which HVAC filtration solution is the best choice requires a comprehensive understanding of your system needs and the costs associated with HVAC filtration. Simplifying the decision-making process is an attainable goal, but it requires necessary steps. Whether it is the age of a unit, the layout of a facility, the space allotted for filters …

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