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Life Cycle Management with Filtrete™ Commercial HVAC Filter Products

The precise balance of electret and mechanical elements combined with the innovative, open filtration media structure contribute to longer filter life. For building owners, this often means fewer filter changes, less labor invested in filter maintenance and often less waste.

 
Filtrete (TM) Commercial HVAC Filter Products Filtrete™ Commercial HVAC Filters
 

Some of our customers were able to replace a pre-filter and primary filter (e.g. metal box filter) with a single stage 2" Filtrete™ Commercial HVAC Filter. The 3M solution often resulted in a dramatic reduction of waste material being disposed of.

 
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3M Solution - Replaced two existing products with one Filtrete (TM) HVAC Filter
3M Solution - Four small boxes of HVAC
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Using Filtrete™ Commercial HVAC Filters may lead to potential savings in electrical energy consumption. Case studies developed after collecting data from selected customers who converted to Filtrete™ Commercial HVAC filters have often shown substantial reductions in electrical energy consumption which may also translate to lower CO2 emissions.

Case studies developed after collecting data from selected customers, who switched to Filtrete™ Commercial HVAC filters, have often shown substantial reductions in electrical energy consumption which could also translate to lower CO2 emissions.

Did you know that saving, for example, 100,000 kwhrs. per year is the equivalent of saving CO2 emissions from 8,078 gallons of gasoline consumed?

More examples for Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies in every day terms (PDF, 61 KB)

 

 
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