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Air Filtering Installations

Air filtering installations, also known as air filtration systems, are mechanical devices that are designed to remove impurities, pollutants, and contaminants from the air. These installations are used in a variety of settings, including homes, offices, hospitals, and industrial facilities, to improve the quality of the air and protect the health of individuals who occupy these spaces. Air filtering installations work by drawing in air from the surrounding environment and passing it through a series of filters that are designed to capture and remove particles, such as dust, pollen, and smoke, as well as harmful gases and chemicals. The filters used in air filtration systems can vary depending on the specific needs of the environment, but they typically include a pre-filter, a HEPA filter, and an activated carbon filter. Pre-filters are designed to capture larger particles, such as dust and hair, and prevent them from clogging the more sensitive filters downstream. HEPA filters, which stands for High Efficiency Particulate Air filters, are designed to capture particles as small as 0.3 microns, including bacteria and viruses. Activated carbon filters are used to remove harmful gases and chemicals, such as volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and carbon monoxide. Air filtering installations are an important tool for improving indoor air quality and protecting the health of individuals who occupy indoor spaces. They can help to reduce the risk of respiratory illnesses, such as asthma and allergies, as well as protect against exposure to harmful chemicals and pollutants.

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Nicholas Gray

CITATION : "Nicholas Gray. 'Air Filtering Installations.' Design+Encyclopedia. (Accessed on July 22, 2024)"

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