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AABC Tab Journal summer 2015 Issue
Optimizing Airflow Systems for Indoor Environments
From the Publisher:
The summer 2015 issue of TAB Journal examines the challenges encountered when balancing air systems.

Terry Wright, TBE, of Engineered Air Balance Co., Inc., discusses the limitations of fan filter units in spaces such as hospitals, pharmacies and clean rooms.

In “Behind Grille Opposed Blade Dampers: Buyer and Balancer Beware,” AHS Testing & Balancing looks at several of the issues associated with using opposed blade dampers.

Systems Management & Balancing, Inc.’s James E. Hall, PE, TBE, talks about balancing valve strainer effect, an issue that can arise in systems with low water low requirements.

Alan Little, TBE, of Engineered Air Balance Co. Inc., goes over how to prevent duct damage from occurring with the proper installation and programming of static pressure safety devices.

Eric V. Schneider, TBE, of American Testing, Inc., discusses a case study involving the supply and exhaust air terminals serving an existing laboratory suite.

We would like to thank all of the authors for their contributions to this issue of TAB Journal. Please contact us with any comments, article suggestions, or questions to be addressed in a future Tech Talk. We look forward to hearing from you!

Table of Contents:
Limitations of Fan Filter Units
Terry Wright, TBE
Engineered Air Balance Co., Inc.

Behind Grille Opposed Blade Dampers: Buyer and Balancer Beware
AHS Testing & Balancing, Ltd.

Balancing Valve Strainer Effect
James E. Hall, PE, TBE
Systems Management & Balancing, Inc.

Static Pressure Safeties Are No Guarantee Against Duct Damage
Alan Little, TBE
Engineered Air Balance Co., Inc.

Exhaust Air Terminals
Eric V. Schneider, TBE
American Testing, Inc.