Accurate Airflow Monitoring not Only Keeps Occupants Safe, but it can Also Result in Substantial Energy Savings.

Accurate Airflow Monitoring not Only Keeps Occupants Safe, but it can Also Result in Substantial Energy Savings.
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An Interview with Tap Garcha from NJK Precision

NJK Precision manufactures airflow monitoring systems using a patented dual-chambered airfoil design. The airfoil allows dynamic normalization of turbulent airflows in ductwork, resulting in exceptional accuracy and dependability without the burden of complicated maintenance requirements.

Tap Garcha National Sales ManagerTap Garcha, National Sales and Distribution Manager for NJK Precision, explains why NJK’s technology is so effective. “Our biggest competitor has been around since the 1980s and uses much less accurate technology. They use a number of bead in glass sensors. It’s difficult to check if all sensors are working. And even if only one or two sensors are down, it affects the accuracy of the unit.” He adds, “NJK uses a thin film sensor, so the system stays intact, and it’s easier to detect issues.”

Airflow Monitor Installation and Maintenance

Installation and maintenance are also important selection factors. Garcha says, “Our airflow monitors are great for new or existing builds. Our units are perfect for retrofitting. In fact, some of our biggest projects happen when others mess up on installation. NJK is just easier to retrofit into the ductwork.” He emphasizes, “Our units need minimal duct lead-in. It doesn’t really need a lot of room or construction to install.”

“Michigan State University wanted to be more energy-efficient and cut energy costs.” Garcha continues, “We replaced 20 of their old airflow monitoring units. I’m still in touch with them, and they tell me that they love the NJK airflow monitoring stations. MSU tells us that our units are more accurate, and preventative maintenance is easy. Just clean the sensor once a year, and no calibration is needed.”

Airflow is a Safety Issue

Garcha also emphasizes that airflow monitoring is a safety issue. “First and foremost, airflow monitoring is needed to keep indoor air safe. All commercial buildings must meet ASHRAE requirements for the amount of outside air that must be introduced into a building to keep spaces safe, known as air changes per hour (ACH). However, these requirements vary widely depending upon the building’s use and occupancy. For example, classrooms may require 6 ACH, but chemistry labs may need 20 ACH.”

He continues, “Because the airflow requirement can vary so dramatically, accurate airflow monitoring not only keeps occupants safe, but it can also result in substantial energy savings. After all,” Garcha notes, “outside air must be heated, cooled, and filtered. That’s why technology that allows building managers to monitor airflow saves money by reducing energy bills.”

NJK Precision is the Standard in Airflow Monitoring

Garcha says NJK Precision is a relatively new addition to the industry but is already becoming the standard in airflow monitoring. “Fresh air is essential for safety,” Garcha concludes, “It keeps the indoor air cleaner, moves allergens and pollutants out, affects humidity, and reduces the spread of bacteria. So airflow accuracy truly is a safety issue. But NJK Precision also makes sense for building managers. It saves money, it’s easy to install, and it’s easy to maintain.”

With so many clear advantages, it’s easy to see why NJK Precision is a fast-growing company that has earned the respect of industry leaders and compliance experts. To find out how NJK Precision airflow monitoring fits into your next projects, contact us today

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