Insights

BakingTech 2017 Jan 16th, 2017

ENERVEX will be exhibiting at The Market Place 2017 which will take place during BakingTech 2017 "Diversity: It's All in the Mix", on February 26 - February 28, 2017 at the Hilton Chicago; and we can be found at table top #618.  BakingTech is the baking industry's leading technology conference and exposition. ASB's annual conference offers technical solutions, insight and experience. Over 1,300 baking professionals participate in a number of venues where knowledge and information is shared. 


18 Questions To Ask When Selecting Exhaust Fans Jan 16th, 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.


PACK EXPO 2017 Dec 5th, 2016

ENERVEX is exhibiting at PACK EXPO 2017 held Sept 25 - 27, 2017 in Las Vegas Convention Center and can be found at booth S-6186. PACK EXPO 2017 is the biggest, most comprehensive event in the U.S. for the packaging and process industry, bringing together more than 50,000 professionals from many different countries and every segment of the business.


The Best Kitchen Exhaust Systems - at NAFEM 2017 in Orlando Dec 5th, 2016

ENERVEX will be exhibiting at The NAFEM Show held in Orlando, FL Feb 9-11, 2017.  The NAFEM Conference is showcasing 500+ equipment and supplies from manufacturers in food prep, cooking and storage.


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.


Why Electronically Commutated Motors? Aug 15th, 2016

30% more energy efficiency — and a whole lot of other reasons why “AC” is not the future of industrial motors.


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


Block/Tackle for Packers' $146M Field Expansion Jun 15th, 2016

ENERVEX is proud to have provided the boiler draft control and inline variable speed exhaust systems for Lambeau Field, home of the Green Bay Packers. This innovative mechanical draft design was part of a winning strategy with Tweet/Garot to bring boiler efficiency, combustion air and energy savings to the field.


Motor Efficiency Regulation: Know the Facts May 24th, 2016

New motor efficiency regulation from the DOE went into effect on June 1. If you work with electric motors for consumer products, commercial and industrial equipment – including commercial and industrial electric motors - you need to understand the new energy conservation standards under the Integral Horsepower Motor Rule.


Kettle Heat Recovery Brews Up Interest at BrewExpo 2016 May 18th, 2016

Efficient design in brewing and kettle heat recovery were hot topics at the Craft Brewers Conference and BrewExpo 2016. Design-efficient heat recovery systems work differently from traditional heat exchangers to help brew masters, brewery founders and brewery design engineers save big.


Why Are We Switching to EC Motors? May 13th, 2016

ENERVEX is currently in the process of replacing all AC motors with Domel EC motors using a proprietary EDrive (VFD). Why are we taking such a drastic step?


UL508 Transition to UL 60947 Mar 9th, 2016

The standard for Industrial Control Equipment UL 508 has been harmonized with the relevant product standards of the IEC standard for Low-Voltage Switchgear and Controlgear IEC 60947.