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Destratification Fan Application Guide

What is a Destratification Fan? A destratification fan is a ventilation device, typically suspended from the ceiling of a commercial or industrial building. Two main purposes of this fan are to achieve energy savings and provide a more comfortable environment for occupants in a building. This is done by circulating air from the ceiling to

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What is a Motorized Impeller?

A motorized impeller comprises a fan impeller that is fixed to the rotor of an external rotor motor, eliminating the need for an output shaft and resulting in lower bearing loads and vibration-free operation. Since the motor and impeller are located directly in the air stream, the impeller also acts as a rotating heat sink,

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Fan Basics: What is a Fan?

For a quick refresher on fan fundamentals, download a PDF copy of our Fan Basics: What is a Fan?; Fan Impeller; Fan Terminology; Fan Laws; Fan Ratings; Selecting a Fan; Airflow Rate; Static Pressure; Fan Curves; Which Fan to Choose?______________________________________________________________________________________ WHAT IS A FAN? A fan is a power-driven machine used to move a volume

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Is an Energy Recovery Ventilator Right for You?

Is an Energy Recovery Ventilator right for you? Rising energy costs and increasing focus on efficiency mean that the heating and cooling systems of yesteryear are becoming antiquated.  Now, energy recovery ventilators (ERVs) are commonly recognized as the more efficient, cost-saving method for heating, cooling, and overall improved air quality.  They’re the go-to system for

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Mr. Cody Unrau – Design Engineer

Mr. Victor B. Afanasiev, President of Continental Fan, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Cody Unrau to the position of Design Engineer. “Cody brings a strong technical skillset to the design of Continental Fan’s fans and airflow systems. Our Engineering and Production teams will benefit from his knowledge and use of the newest

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Mr. Brandon Somers – Applications Engineer

Mr. Victor B. Afanasiev, President of Continental Fan, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Brandon Somers to the position of Applications Engineer. “Brandon brings with him a keen mind, sound technical knowledge and a genuine desire to deliver Continental Fan’s superior products to its customers. His positive attitude and commitment to serve our

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MR. Matthew Magee – Applications Engineer

Mr. Victor B. Afanasiev, President of Continental Fan, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Matthew Magee to the position of Applications Engineer. “Matthew brings with him a keen mind, sound technical knowledge and a genuine desire to deliver Continental Fan’s superior products to its customers. His positive attitude and commitment to serve our

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Mr. James Peck – WPD Sales Representative

Mr. Jud Alexander, Executive Vice President of Continental Fan, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. James Peck to the position of US Sales Representative for the company’s Wholesale Products Division. “We believe James’s sales and marketing experiences coupled with his high level of commitment will lead to positive growth in the wholesale distribution

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EC Fan Array

An EC Fan Array is designed to move large volumes of air at medium to high pressures, and provides a sensible, cost-saving alternative to using a large, single fan system. Not only does the parallel action of the multiple fans in an EC Fan Array achieve the performance of a conventional large single AC fan,

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What is the best duct for bathroom ventilation?

When it comes to choosing the right duct, people often ask, “What is the best duct for bathroom ventilation?” While there isn’t necessarily one absolute right choice, many times the best option is the flexible insulated duct. The flexible insulated duct is recommended for this application to minimize condensation in bathrooms (or other warm and

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