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The new Serco ATEC™ HVLS fan features advanced technology and design elements to distribute more air with less energy consumption than other big fans in the market, according to company officials. The Serco Advanced Technology for Environmental Control HVLS fan, or the ATEC HVLS fan, features an optimized five-blade profile, which translates to more airflow while conserving energy. The ATEC’s refined airfoil shape results in less drag, which in turn, equates to greater circulation and employee comfort.
Company officials said the ATEC produces a massive, cylindrical column of air that flows down to the floor and outward in all directions, creating a horizontal floor jet that consistently circulates air in large spaces. This “horizontal floor jet” pushes air a greater distance before it is pulled back vertically toward the blades. The greater the down flow, the greater the air circulation and resulting benefits. In the colder months, fans can be run in reverse to circulate the hot air trapped at ceiling level, known as destratification.