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18 Questions To Ask When Selecting Exhaust Fans Feb 1st, 2017

Of the fan manufacturers that use permanent magnet motors in their fans, most are using Permanent Magnet AC (PMAC) motors. Surprising? ENERVEX uses a BLDC (brushless) permanent-magnet motor because it has clear advantages. If you are evaluating exhaust fans, here are 18 questions that will help you understand the benefits of BLDC motors vs. the AC induction motors being marketed widely - plus everything else you ever wanted to know about the different fan motor types.

Dallas Cowboys Get New Chimney System Solution Jan 9th, 2017

ENERVEX provided a combustion air supply and chimney system to multiple boilers in a tricky venting application at The Star, home of the Dallas Cowboys in Frisco, TX. See how we did it.

Commercial Venting Solutions Year-End Wrap Up Dec 16th, 2016

As we wrap up 2016, several changes are expected to impact the success of your commercial venting projects in coming years. Engineers and contractors must be hyper-aware of the long-term economics of their projects, now more than ever. Here are some investments we made this year to support this, plus highlights from some of our best commercial venting solutions of 2016.

Construction Economy in 2017 Dec 7th, 2016

Will the U.S. political transition HELP or HURT the construction economy in 2017? Key trends and data suggest some changes in commercial and residential development investments; labor shortage and higher wages for skilled labor; and price increases for construction materials. Here are some key trends and data to help you understand the construction outlook for 2017, make smarter investments, and leverage opportunities.

Two Dark Secrets About Control Panels Nov 29th, 2016

What’s inside your UL508A "Certified" panel? When you purchase a "UL Listed" control panel, do you know what you're really getting? Here are two dark secrets that might surprise you.

Why Do Listed Chimneys Still Leak? Oct 20th, 2016

Most chimneys on the market are leaking. A closer look at the testing standards for chimney joint sealants reveals that these standards DO NOT protect you. Even many listed chimneys leak not only condensation but also dangerous flue gases. For the contractor or specifying engineer, this is a costly reality. There’s something going on with Silicone, Viton and Ceramic Cement chimney joint/sealant materials -- and it must be addressed.

Guess What Won't Change at The White House? Oct 19th, 2016

Hillary fan? Trump fan? How about Chimney Fan? See why The White House elected ENERVEX's chimney fans over all other chimney venting solutions to control smoke and draft issues. Watch this video to see what makes ENERVEX a clear choice amid a "muddy" situation.

Best Mechanical Draft Systems Meet Engineer Play-Day Sep 29th, 2016

Thanks to all who attended our ENERVEX Open House. We had a great deal of fun, as well as engaged in conversations around the best mechanical draft systems for improving chimney draft control and boiler efficiency.

What the Manufacturers WON’T Tell You About Their Boilers Aug 4th, 2016

Check it out - that's me with my first car, a 1970 Morris Marina 1100! Today I'm sharing why buying a condensing boiler is a lot like buying your first car... and what you must know before investing in a high-efficiency condensing boiler, but you won't hear it from the boiler manufacturers.

Construction Job Market Outshines NA Economy Jun 21st, 2016

What does the construction job market look like? Check out what CMD's chief economist Alex Carrick has to say about the April 2016 construction job market data... and what it means for engineers, contractors, and materials and services providers in North America

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