Posts Tagged ‘Hvls fan’

NFPA Project on HVLS Fans and Sprinkler Systems Wins Research Foundation Medal

July 2nd, 2012 Comments off

The 2012 Fire Protection Research Foundation Medal was awarded to the research project on “High Volume/Low Speed Fans and Sprinkler Operation”. This two-phase project was conducted to study the impact of High Volume Low Speed Fans (HVLS) on fire safety. Issues raised on their usage as they relate to general sprinkler performance Read more…

Do HVLS Fans Risk Fire Safety?

February 2nd, 2011 Comments off

High-volume, low-speed (HVLS) fans require little energy to ventilate large commercial and industrial buildings, and their use can result in considerable cost savings to business owners. But do they compromise fire safety? What are the codes requiring? Read more…