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Can Exhaust Fans Cool a Room?

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Can Exhaust Fans Cool a Room? Instead of simply blowing air into large industrial or commercial buildings like traditional fans, exhaust fans draw air into the fan and force it outside the room. Nearly all industrial plants rely on powerful exhaust fans to improve their building's air quality and support employee health. Industrial exhaust fans help extract particulates and noxious fumes while also reducing heat and humidity to minimize deterioration of expensive machinery. Exhaust fans used in restaurants, bakeries and other commercial establishments draw out excess heat, fumes and smoke. Depending on their size exhaust fans can provide enough cooling...

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What Does an Exhaust Fan Do?

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What Does an Exhaust Fan Do? From time to time, air in enclosed residential and commercial spaces may become subjected to pollutants and contaminants. Whether a family dinner turned into flames or a factory regularly utilizes chemicals, it’s important to remove these particles from the air with an exhaust fan to ensure individuals are breathing clean, fresh air. This post will cover the specifics of exhaust fans, how they work, benefits, and the different types you may need in your home or commercial space.  Actions Exhaust Fans Complete An exhaust fan specifically works to pull pollutants from a room and...

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Air Quality During The Winter Season

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The type of ventilation used by farmers can make a world of difference when it comes to the air quality within their facilities. The quality of air that the animals breathe is of great importance to the health of the herd.  Of course, air quality tolerance levels are even less when you bring the human factor into the equation. When workers are inside the dairy barns for 8 to 10 hours per day this must be a consideration. During the Winter months the cooling aspect of ventilation is not as necessary as during the Summer months, but ventilating the areas...

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3 Important Ventilator Tips You Need to Know for Silos

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Ensuring the proper operation of the fans and blowers in your silo ventilation system is essential for the preservation of the stored grain. In order to achieve this, it is imperative that these three tips are met for the ventilators in your silos throughout the growing season.  1. Periodically check the temperature of your grain. Automatic grain thermometers only measure the temperature of the grain around the piece of equipment. In order to get a more accurate reading of the grain, take the temperature by hand and insert the thermometer attached to a long pole into the grain instead. In this...

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Importance Of Air Circulation And Ventilation In Agriculture

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When operating an agricultural environment, ventilation and air circulation is crucial for two primary reasons. One, because the likes of heat stress during the hot summer months can have a detrimental effect on the animals (think cow, hog, pig and poultry on the farm), which thereby lowers their productivity and the quality of the product they produce. Secondly, exhaust and ventilation systems also help control not only heat, but odor in agriculture environments like farms and barnyards. Thankfully, there’s a variety of equipment you can install to accomplish both of these primary goals. One is a low volume high speed...

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