Choosing the Right Air Filter and Filter Media

Matela, David
September 2007
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Sep2007, Vol. 79 Issue 9, p45
The article discusses the importance of choosing the right HVAC filters and filter media. Effective air filtration provides the primary defense against various pollutants. The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers has developed a test standard that quantifies the air-cleaning performance of HVAC filters. In addition to providing for superior indoor air quality (IAQ) and reducing energy consumption, HVAC filter selection has a direct effect on a number of green-building issues.


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