When Spiro International SA opened an outpost for selling its Spiro Tubeformer machines in the United States, the move signaled spiral duct’s burgeoning popularity in the U.S. duct manufacturing industry. Decades later, spiral duct is more popular than ever thanks to the efforts of the Spiral Duct Manufacturers Association(SPIDA).
A Duct Air Leakage Tester (DALT) for commercial duct systems, Kanomax’s DALT 6900 series gives step-by-step test configuration and automated leakage testing based on SMACNA’s HVAC Air Duct Leakage Test Manual.
After suffering a stroke, John Sciara knew his body could no longer support the demands of sheet metal work. A veteran, union sheet metal worker, Sciara, 53, graduated from apprenticeship in 1992 and has steadily worked for 27 years.
Turn Key Duct Systems, a division of The Hamlin Companies and member of the Spiral Duct Manufacturers Association (SPIDA), provides the spiral duct for an exposed duct installation at a new Ikea store in Norfolk, Virginia.
July 17, 2019
Installing large HVAC duct systems can be seamless when all contractors are on the same page. In order to supply the spiral duct for a new IKEA store in Norfolk, Virginia, Turn Key Duct Systems arranged to have the duct shipped directly to the job site, and the installing contractor, Craiberly Enterprises, was ready to hang the duct upon arrival to minimize the risk of dents or dings on the exposed installation.
When it comes to understanding friction rate in residential ductwork design, Allison Bailes III, Ph.D., of Energy Vanguard, recently explained on the HVAC School podcast that friction rate may be a little of a misnomer. Here’s what he says.
What the 2018 Top 10 States for LEED ranking says about the sustainable design, construction and operation of buildings in the U.S.
July 10, 2019
This year’s Top 10 states for LEED, released by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), include more than 468 million gross square-feet of LEED-certified space. LEED-certified buildings use less energy, water, reduce carbon emissions and save money for families, businesses and the community.
ProGlove, the Germany-based manufacturer of a smart, wearable technology that provides hands-free scanning solutions across a number of industries, unveiled its MARK 2 to a U.S. audience at the 2019 ProMat trade show earlier this year.
Check out the July 2020 edition of SNIPS: A welcoming workplace: LGBTQ workers in construction, SMART Union Supports #BLM, greater protections in the age of COVID 19, duct cleaning, HVAC load calculation and much more!