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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.

Inside or Out

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Instant isolation with the Rediroom brings big benefits in patient care

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The MERV-13 filtration challenge

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HVAC system for building

The American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) formed an Epidemic Task Force (ETF) in March 2020. The aim of the group is to provide building designers and operators a point of trusted information and guidance for optimizing their facilities amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as for a future state where viral …

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The principle of Capture Coating

Hydrophobicity occurs on the leaves of many plants in nature and is often referred to as “The Lotus Effect,” carrying out a self-cleaning function by preventing the penetration of water droplets so that they simply bead up and roll off it. As the water droplets roll off, they take any surface dirt and dust with …

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Curran Biotech Capture Coating

A new nanocoating from Curran Biotech, based in Houston, Texas, professes to effectively and cheaply stop the spread and lingering impacts of the SARS-CoV-2 virus when applied to the filter fabrics in common HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) systems. Curran’s Capture Coating permanently bonds to the porous materials within a filter, stopping viruses, bacteria …

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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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