Windley is director of Foremarket Products for
Flanders Corporation (www.flanderscorp.com), succeeding in the air filtration market for over 50
years. Flanders Corporation’s product offerings range from residential pleats
and panels, to HEPA and ULPA filtration products for critical manufacturing
environments and nuclear and biological applications. The company’s offerings
include separator-less media elements, fluid seal grid systems, fluid seal
materials, room-side replaceable filter housings, and side accessible filtration
Leaning on experience and data from various K-12 cities and projects, the author pursues some less conventional design approaches. They may revolve around radiant heating and/or cooling, but depending on school size and other factors, the smart use of heat recovery, DOAS, and improved central plants could also put a project on the HVAC honor roll.