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Stopping backdraft on ventilation fans in the winter

Backdraft is when air flows the wrong way through an opening. Typically barns are set up so outside air moves through an inlet, across the animals and the fans pull it back outside. When backdraft occurs, outside air moves into the barn through the fan. The main reason drafts come through the fans is the wind is blowing towards the fan. The winter is particularly susceptible to this phenomenon...

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Winter Fans

Barn Winterization: 7 Tips for Getting Your Barn Ready for Winter

There are many things you can do to reduce the amount of energy your facility uses this winter, while improving the indoor environment your workers and animals. This article address seven ways to winterize your barn this fall to save on fuel and energy cost this winter and improve indoor air quality. Fill of the Tank Check Heater Function Turn Back Variable He...

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