Spend a little more on your air filters, save on your total cost of ownership (TCO)

Did you know that spending a little more on the initial cost of an air filter may save you more money in the long run? When companies purchase air filters, they tend to concentrate on the initial cost of the filter, but this ignores more important factors such as the cost of labour, maintenance, energy, and waste, among others. As a result, property managers or facilities managers could end up spending much more money in the long run. The best philosophy is to ensure that users pay the least amount possible for the usage of their air filters in a given application, regardless of the initial cost. In this article, we will examine why it’s important to know the total cost of ownership (TCO) of air filters, including all the costs incurred over their entire life cycle

Air filter quality: Is buying a discount filter worth it?

Not all air filters are created equal. Some air filters have wildly diverging particle capture efficiency from other filters. A “bad” air filter, or low-quality air filter, is less effective in capturing smaller particles and can bow and restrict airflow, reducing performance and forcing your HVAC system to work harder. This can lead to higher … Read more

Part 2 of FAQS ON AIR FILTERS-ANSWERS FROM AN AIR FILTRATION EXPERT

Part 2 of our series, “Answers to frequently asked questions about air filtration,” covers topics such as energy and cost savings, air filters for pharmaceutical applications, MERV ratings, the lifespan of air filters, and how to tell if your air filter is clogged. In addition to these topics, we also address the importance of regular … Read more

FAQs on air filters-answers from an air filtration expert

There is a lot of good information on air filters and air filtration systems on the internet. However, there are also a lot of myths. For example, did you know that even if an air filter looks dirty, it may still have plenty of life left? Also, not all air filters are made equal. The … Read more

An Expert’s Guide to Air Filter Changeouts

The seasonal changeout of air filters in HVAC systems for public and private buildings is an essential maintenance task, especially when there are significant changes in environmental conditions, such as going from cool to warm or warm to cool weather. Another consideration for seasonal changeouts is changing humidity levels. Properly maintaining air filters ensures better … Read more

Air Filtration Expert, Jon Holmes, Shares New Air Filtration Recommendations for Property and Facility Management. Resource by Camfil, CA

Air filtration recommendations for Canadian building managers

Summary:  In this blog post, Segment Leader for Property and Facility Management, Jon Holmes, shares his recommendations, breaks down total cost of ownership (TCO), and delivers top tips on air filtration for Canadian building managers.    There are over 482,000 commercial and institutional buildings in Canada, with Ontario accounting for 35% of buildings and consuming the … Read more

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