AAF-121514-body.jpgAmerican Air Filter Co., Inc. introduced the MEGApleat™ M8 premium pleated filter. The M8 filter reduces energy costs by up to 20%, lasts 30% longer, and is 40% stronger, according to the company. The filter’s patent-pending design is ideal choice sustainable building design and operation. Company officials also said the MEGApleat M8 filters promote maximum dust holding capacity (DHC) and can last up to 6 months or longer in most operating environments. The patent-pending design of the MERV 8 filter includes a heavy-duty, galvanized expanded metal support grid combined with high-strength wet beverage board. The optimized pattern of the grid minimizes blockage to airflow.