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Ruskin Louvers Provide a Variety of Solutions

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Convocation center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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Ruskin Louvers Provide a Variety of Solutions

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This Federal courthouse in Tampa, Florida features [model:rain%20resistant]EME louvers[/model].

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Ruskin Louvers Provide a Variety of Solutions

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The [link:http://home.ruskin/wwwruskin/index/article.asp?id=96]Nordstrom[/link] headquarters, located in Seattle, Washington, renovated their building with a desire to maintain its classic facade. Ruskin designed specialty [model:elf]ELF[/model] louvers to match the facade, and resemble the venetian blinds that were later added to the windows.

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Ruskin's IAQ50 Solves Vegas Air Curtain Challenge

...Ruskin always pays off.Built using Ruskin's [model:iaq50]IAQ50[/model] air flow measuring and control dampers, the new air curtain successfully provides consistent airflow. The system includes two 65,000 cfm centrifugal fans installed in the space below the return air walkway grate. The air returns through the grate into the basement plenum and passes through two 144 square foot filter and coil banks. It is then ducted up from the fans into the plenum space above the air curtain supply opening. The air then passes through the IAQ50 air flow measuring/control dampers and is direct-ed through an adjustable deflection type grille. The individual IAQ50 dampers measure and control the airflow between the existing structural supports. This helps guarantee the air curtain maintains the required velocity and prevents conditioned air from escaping through the opening. "Opening up the Four Queens to the Fremont Street Experience has been a tremendous success" says Max Proctor, Four Queens Building manager. "We ...

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Hawaiian Middle School Uses Ruskin Louvers

Located on Hawaii's Oahu Island, Kapolei Middle School was designed to blend with the natural beauty of the Pacific islands. When the school district expanded their middle school facilities, they chose the Ruskin ELF520DD rain resistant and sight proof louvers.

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Hawaiian middle school uses Ruskin louvers

...demands a Ruskin solution."Ruskin's attention to detail resulted in a seamless installation," reports Roy Kawakami Jr. of Quality S/M & A/C Co. Ltd. Coordinating the louver portion of the project, Ruskin's representative, Norman Wright Mechanical Equipment Corporation, Inc., worked closely with Quality S/M ensuring the quantities, sizes and types of louvers were correct. "The various shapes and changing opening dimensions as this project developed, kept us on our toes," says Curtis Kenmostu, Norman Wright's Hawaii manager. "Ruskin's timely response and complete and accurate CAD drawings eliminated potential installation problems." To help create an island oasis for the students and faculty, exterior [link:http://home.ruskin/wwwruskin/louvers/finishes.asp]finishes[/link] and colors were chosen to complement the architecture of the neighborhood. "Ruskin's computer matching automated finishing system eliminated the need for field finishing the louvers," says Curtis. "All of the louvers include a 2 ...

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TDF Breakaway Connections by Ruskin

Ruskin announces the availability of TDF roll-formed flange connections on fire and fire/smoke damper sleeves.  That's right! If you use TDF connections, Ruskin can roll-form that connection into the fire or fire/smoke damper sleeve.

That means the sleeve can be installed at the Ruskin factory and the fire or fire/smoke damper assembly can ship directly to the job site. The sleeve and TDF connection no longer need to be formed nor the fire damper installed at "the shop."

"TDF breakaway connections save labor, time and money and make Ruskin fire and fire/smoke dampers even easier to install," says David Wall, a member of the Ruskin Fire/Smoke Damper Application Group.

For more information about TDF, read our TDF installation instruction supplement.  For pricing and availability, contact your local representative, or contact Ruskin directly at (816)761-7476.

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Ruskin's IAQ50 Solves Vegas Air Curtain Challenge

To improve access into its building, the Four Queens Hotel and Casino added a 48 foot air curtain. Built using Ruakin's IAQ50 air flow measuring and control dampers, the new air curtain efficiently and economically maintains the pressure in the building.

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Miami-Dade County Approves Ruskin Hurricane Louvers

When it comes to hurricanes, Mother Nature usually wins. Ruskin's new hurricane louvers level the playing field with innovative technology that enables it to meet the tough standards of Miami-Dade County.

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Precise Control of Outdoor Air Rates is Possible and Beneficial

Outside air entering a building should be properly measured and controlled in order to meet the requirements of ASHRAE 62. This type of measure and control can be done in a variety of ways.

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