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SMACNA Insight on High-Performance Air Systems

Nov 15, 2018

AMCA well-designed high-performance air system can provide a building with a cost-effective and efficient solution.

In almost all cases a high-performance air system (HPAS) will have the lowest installed first cost of systems commonly considered. In addition, they achieve and maintain comfort by providing engineers with data indicating where to place grilles, registers, and diffusers to ensure proper air distribution and eliminate drafts. This makes commercial building owners happy as dissatisfaction with indoor environment quality (IEQ) is the top reason why leases are not renewed. Lifetime maintenance costs are attractive as the unit requires only periodic maintenance at one location.

Learn more in the fall 2018 edition of the AMCA inmotion Journal cover story, co-authored by Mark Terzigni, director of engineering and technical resources at SMACNA.