Feelin' the Flow

New Standard For Fume Hood Minumum Ventilation Rate

After years of work, the new ANSI/AIHA Z9.5-2012 Standard for Laboratory Ventilation has been released. This new Standard replaces the one issued in 2003 and has a huge impact when it comes to energy efficiency in labs. After years of testing here in the United States

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Why Phoenix Controls Does Not Measure Flow

Looks of confusion and even a smirk are the typical response I get when I tell an Engineer or customer that Phoenix Controls does not need to measure airflow. Next come the questions. Why not? How do you know what the airflow through the valve

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Reasons Why Energy Retrofits Are Booming

According to the US Department of Energy, commercial buildings account for 35% of US electricity consumption. Proper heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC) are key to maintaining a comfortable, healthy and productive work environment. Collectively, these systems account for approximately 40% of the electricity used in

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