New Study: Venting for health by SWA and NCHH

A 2011 study, "Improving Central Exhaust Systems for Multifamily Buildings", concluded that sealing ventilation shafts and installing Constant Airflow Regulators at each exhaust vent can improve ventilation across the building. The  study did not however, examine the impact on Indoor Air Quality. Now a new study, supported by a grant from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, investigated the impact of various ventilation upgrades such as the installation of Constant Airflow Regulators on indoor air quality (IAQ). Venting for...

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Holiday Inn Hotel, Breinigsville, PA

Hotels nationwide spend millions of dollars covering up unpleasant odors, trouble-shooting and balancing ventilation systems.  Installing eFlow-Constant Airflow Regulator (CAR) is the solution! Holiday Inn I 78 Lehigh Valley hotel located at 7736 Adrienne Dr., Breinigsville, PA is yet another hotel to install eFlow-Constant Airflow Regulators (CARs) in every guest room. The goal was to provide automatically balanced and regulated airflow  in each guest room at the recommended rate of 50 CFM, ensure healthy indoor air quality for guests, control stack effect, and realize...

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Kips Bay Court Complex, 520 Second Avenue, NYC

In compliance with the recommendations of Steven Winters Associates, Inc, the building energy consulting experts, Kips Bay Court 8 building complex installs eFlow-Constant Airflow Regulators (CARs) in every apartment.  About Kips Bay Court This 8 building complex dramatically transformed the East Midtown South neighborhood in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Originally known as Henry Phipps Plaza West, it was designed by Frost Associates and completed in 1976 . The 8-building group, which ranges in height from 12 to 27 stories, was...

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Westin Las Vegas Hotel & Spa, 160 E. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV

The 826-room Westin Las Vegas Hotel & Spa, at 160 E. Flamingo Road, recently completed a major renovation project that included making the hotel a non smoking facility. In keeping with the hospitality sector’s focus on improving indoor air quality, custom 6”x4” eFlow- CAR assemblies set to 30 CFM were installed in every guest room. About eFlow-CAR eFlow-Constant Airflow Regulator (CAR) is a low-cost solution for balancing ventilation systems, eliminating the need for on-site balancing and ongoing maintenance. The Constant Airflow Regulator’s control of...

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eFlow-Constant Airflow Regulators Case Study yields impressive results!

eFlow-Constant Airflow Regulators were installed in two buildings located at 265 and 275 Cherry Street , NYC . A Case study conducted by En-Power Group concluded that ventilation system upgrades, including the installation of 1,350 eFlow-Constant Airflow Regulators (CARs) in 490 units, not only  improved Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) but also increased resident comfort and resulted in energy savings. Highlights and issues resolved with the installation of eFlow Constant Airflow Regulators included: *Overall improved Indoor Air quality in the building *Elimination of spreading...

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The Tannery, Peabody, MA

eFlow is proud to once again be part of an affordable housing project. eFlow Constant Airflow Regulators were installed at The Tannery affordable housing building located at Peabody, MA as part of a $17 million renovation project.   eFlow-Constant Airflow Regulator (CAR) is a low-cost solution to balancing ventilation systems and eliminating the need for on-site balancing. Installing eFlow-CARs insures automatically balanced airflow, high indoor quality and energy savings. The Tannery is located in the historic Leather City section of Peabody Massachusetts....

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The Haynes House, 735 Shawmut Avenue, Roxbury, MA

Madison Park Development Corporation has commenced $20 million property improvements totaling $20 million at he Haynes House located at 735 Shawmut Avenue, Roxbury, MA. This Project is classified as a moderate rehab residential development that consists of selective renovations throughout.  Haynes House is a seven-story, high-rise building featuring 131 affordable family rental apartments. The affordable housing property consists of one and two-bedroom units and accepts Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers (HCV). The general contractor for this project  is Dellbrook Construction, the architect is Davis...

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What is Toilet Plume and how can eFlow-Constant Airflow Regulators keep bathrooms from getting people sick ?

What is Toilet Plume? Toilet plume occurs when the force of flushing the toilet sprays microscopic particles into the air. A study conducted by The CDC demonstrated that potentially infectious aerosols may be produced in substantial quantities during flushing. Aerosolization can continue through multiple flushes and may expose subsequent toilet users. Some of the aerosols desiccate to become droplet nuclei and remain adrift in the air currents. Research suggests that toilet plume could play a contributory role in the transmission of...

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The Newbury at 250 East 87th Street, New York, NY

eFlow-Constant Airflow Regulators (CAR’s) were installed at The Newbury, 250 East 87th Street, NYC. Manually balancing ventilation system is labor intensive and costly. Over ventilation will lead to increased energy cost, while under ventilation will lead to poor indoor air quality. Installing eFlow-Constant Airflow Regulators is an economical, efficient, and easy solution to automatically balance ventilation systems, mitigate stack effect, maintain constant airflow, save energy and improve indoor air quality. The Newbury, a 30-story apartment building was an early and important high-rise...

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200 Central Park South, New York, NY 

HVAC system upgrades completed at 200 Central Park South, NYC were designed by  En-Power Group and included installation of  eFlow-Constant Airflow Regulators to promote High Indoor Air Quality and Energy Savings . eFlow-Constant Airflow Regulators automatically balance airflow without the need for onsite balancing or the need for electricity. It mitigates stack effect caused by pressure variances in high-rise buildings and promotes energy savings, High Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and improves overall occupant comfort. The building was built in 1963. It has...

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