Industry Event: 2013 AHR Expo

There are only 37 days left to get to Dallas for the 2013 AHR Expo! Join over 1,800 leading manufacturers and suppliers as they showcase their latest products and systems in the HVACR industry. Discover new, greener products and sustainable technologies as well as utilizing a fantastic opportunity to network with other industry professionals.

The AHR Expo brings together innovative products, producers and provides a variety of different workshops and presentations over a three day span. Continue reading

The Ins and Outs of Regenerative Blowers

Vacuum blowers work just like a vacuum, but rather than suck a material up, the blowers blow materials out. Many industrial vacuums can become both blowers or suckers, depending on how the system is set up. One type of vacuum blower that many factories use is the regenerative blower. Continue reading

Cooling Off with Misting Fans

There are many different types of industrial blowers utilized for an array of applications. Mainly, these blowers are used to move stagnant air and create air circulation in large industrial areas. The large fans can be found in factories, warehouses, plants and other large industrial buildings, typically where humidity and Continue reading

The Wall of Air

Out of all the cool spaceships and vessels in the Star Wars universe, one of my more favorite is the star destroyer. The aircraft carries of Empire’s space fleet, these mammoth ships carry armies and fleets of imperial troopers and fighters to the edges of the universe to secure the dominance of the Empire. One thing I was more fascinated with was Continue reading

The Basics of Regenerative Blowers

There are many names for the regenerative blower including ring compressor, vortex blower and side-channel blower. All these names describe basic principles of how the blower works. The machines use a non-positive displacement method to move air. Blowers that used positive displacement methods trap air and Continue reading

Masking the Stench of Weight Lifters

Football is America’s favorite past time. It’s the only high school sport that actually has regular attendance by fellow students, although two thirds of the crowd is only there for social reasons. My high school football team was pretty good. We had summer training to prepare for the season and Continue reading

Mildew, and Mold, and Moisture! Oh, My!

Ventilation fans, also known as exhaust fans, help circulate the air inside a home. This helps keep a house cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. Fans accomplish this by circulating warm/cool air. Ventilation fans also help prevent the growth of mildew and mold in places such as attics or Continue reading

Bingo Blowers and the History of Bingo

Whenever I hear the word Bingo I think of my Great Grandma playing at her nursing home. We called her Grandma M&Ms. I was never sure why back then but later found out it’s because she used to wear an M&Ms costume every Halloween. When she played bingo they had a motor-driven bingo blower holding Ping-Pong balls with bingo numbers on it. The host would pull out a ball and Continue reading

Industry Event: North Carolina Ventilation Conference

Beginning April 30th is the North Carolina Ventilation Conference. The event will last until May 4th and will be held at the state’s capital, Raleigh, NC. Guests will stay at the cozy Clarion Hotel State Capital. Throughout the event, attendees will be able to network and attend various conferences, lectures and seminars to increase their knowledge and learn Continue reading