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Smoke Dampers and Indoor Air Quality

When reviewing building schematics, it is always important to verify that fire regulations are being followed and that your home or building is up to code with fire dampers and smoke dampers in place. While these dampers are essential to keep occupants unhurt in case of a fire, they also play a part in keeping […]

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7 Things You Want to Know About Fire Dampers

When fire strikes, the last thing we want to consider is how our HVAC (heating, venting, and air-conditioning) system works to stop the spread. But we are beyond grateful that it operates in such a manner to slow down and stop the fire from creating a mass casualty event, thanks to a simple little item […]

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Backdrafting and Furnaces – The Hidden Danger

Backdrafting may be something you think of in relation to fires. While it is indeed a common term within firefighting to describe when a fire has consumed all available fuel and then suddenly explodes when more oxygen is available, it is also a term used when discussing large household appliances and HVAC (heating, venting, and […]

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What are CRDs and CRD Boots?

When your home or business is being constructed, you depend on your contractors and expert team to create the safest building possible. With that in mind, they will be utilizing CRDs and CRD boots as part of their disaster protection plan. You’re not alone if you’re in the dark about what CRDs and CRD boots […]

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What are the Different Types of Dampers?

When reviewing the many things necessary in setting up your HVAC system, you will come to the pivotal question of what kind of damper to have installed. Automatic, manual, parallel, opposed, balance, bypass, and fire dampers – all the choices can be dizzying for the layperson! So, let’s look at all the different types by […]

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The History of Fire Dampers

In 2020, a fire department responded to a structure fire on average every 23 seconds. However, thanks to the tremendous strides made in the invention of fire suppression devices, losses from those fires have been mitigated. One of the crucial weapons in the battle against fires is how we construct our HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning). […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Air Control Dampers

Air control dampers, while integral to every place we go in our everyday lives, remain a mystery to many of us. Whether at home, school, or work, AC dampers manage our environment to ensure we are comfortable and safe. Lloyd Industries, the leading manufacturer of AC dampers for over 35 years, is here to take care […]

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Get Your HVAC Ready for the Winter Weather

As everyone soaks up the last bit of summer, it’s crucial to start preparing for the winter weather. Some people wait until they need to switch on the heat before thinking about preparing their system, but by preparing for the winter weather now, you’re giving yourself plenty of time to ensure there are no issues. […]

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Motorized Fire Dampers; Are They the Right Choice for You?

A damper is anything in a commercial building’s HVAC system that helps stop or regulate airflow. There are several types of dampers out there, so knowing what they are and how they work is crucial to choosing the best fit for your system. Lloyd Industries has been the leading manufacturer of dampers for over 35 […]

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Brick Vents: What They Are and Why You Need Them

Brick has always been a popular choice for construction, and that won’t change. Apart from providing great visual appeal, bricks are sturdy. However, moisture can get trapped between bricks and accumulate mold and moss, which can damage the structure. That’s where brick vents come in handy. What Are Brick Vents? Brick vents allow for airflow […]

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