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Commercial Kitchen Exhaust Ducts Testing

Applicable codes and standards provide requirements for exhaust ducts connected to Type I (grease and smoke emitting)exhaust hoods. For many years, legacy and existing duct products have been predominantly 16-gauge carbon steel and mostly rectangular in shape. These...

New York High Riser Ventilation Video Inspection and Survey

Ventilation Video Inspection When it comes to ventilation video inspection and survey  it’s important to know just how vital they can be to your building. These inspections from FixDuct are state of the art which allows our techs to easily spot  where your ventilation...

Stack Effect Impacts

Stack Effect Impacts   Stack Effect in tall buildings is most often felt at the entrances.In cold climates it is felt as a flow of cold air into the building. In hot climates it is felt as cool air blowing out of the building: this is sometimes called reverse...

Constant Air Flow Regulators and Air Balancing

Cost Effective Air Balancing Another trend in hotel renovations over the past few months has been the air balancing of building exhaust systems.  Although mostly unseen, this invisible element of the hotel’s construction is crucial to removing excess moisture from...

What is UL 2043 and UL94V-0 ABS

  Fire Test for Heat and Visible Smoke Release for Discrete Products and Their Accessories Installed in Air-Handling Spaces   UL 2043   1 Scope 1.1 This is a fire test method for determining the fire performance response of discrete products (including,...

What is Constant Airflow Regulator

Concept Constant airflow regulator is an independent control element operating without an external power supply, maintaining the required airflow rate regardless of upstream pressure changes. Consequently,system balancing is not needed. As the dynamic pressure in the...

What is a CAR-II

What is a CAR-II ?           The CAR-II – Constant Airflow Regulator is a modulating orifice that automatically regulates airflows in duct systems to constant levels. The passive control element responds to duct pressure, and requires no...

Types of Constant Airflow Regulators installed by FixDuct

Constant Airflow Regulator American ALDES CAR Classic – sized 4 inches to 10 inches. The CAR-Classic – Constant Airflow Regulator is a modulating orifice that automatically regulates airflows in duct systems to constant levels. The passive control element...

Benefits of Air Duct Sealing

Benefits of Duct Sealing A duct system that is well-designed and properly sealed can make your home more comfortable, energy efficient, and safer. Comfort Sealing and insulating ducts can help with common comfort problems, such as rooms that are too hot in the summer...