Air Curtains

Summary

Prevent outside air from entering and inside air from exiting openings into heated or cooled area.

Air curtains prevent outside air from entering and inside air from exiting openings into heated or cooled areas. They are typically used at exterior shipping and receiving doors or frequently used pedestrian doors. Air curtains can contribute to:

  • Energy savings through control of air transfer
  • Increased employee comfort
  • Elimination of ice and fog in cold storage areas

Customer and Contractor Incentives

Description Customer/Builder Incentive
Pedestrian doors - no vestibule
For double doors, double incentive
3' x 7'
6' x 7'
6' x 8'


$300
$400
$500
Pedestrian doors - with vestibule
For double doors, double incentive
3' x 7'
6' x 7'
6' x 8'


$200
$300
$400
Shipping doors — dock-in
8' x 8', 8' x 9', 8' x 10'
10' x 10'

$3,250
$4,000
Shipping doors — drive-in
10' x 10'
12' x 12'
14' x 14', 16' x 16', 18' x 18' and 20' x 20'

$4,000
$6,750
$8,750

Service Provider Incentive:

$100 per unit

Distributor Incentive:

$50 per unit

Equipment Eligibility:

  • Pedestrian single and double doors and shipping/receiving doors in existing and new buildings are eligible.
  • The space adjacent to the door must be heated during the heating season by natural gas fueled equipment.
  • Equipment installed must be tested by a third-party performance standard (ANSI/AMCA 220-05 or similar) and installed as per manufacturer specifications. Replacement of existing air curtains is not eligible.
  • New construction applications where the air curtains have been installed on pedestrian doors in lieu of a vestibule is not eligible. Heated air curtains are not eligible.
  • Shipping/Receiving doors include doors classified as dock-in (truck trailers dock at the doorway and doorway is typically 4 ft. off the ground) or drive-in (door opens and closes to allow traffic to pass through doorway and doorway is typically located at ground level).
  • Air curtains are not eligible on dock doors where other mechanisms that combat infiltration at the shipping/receiving door are present, such as dock door seals.
  • Shipping/Receiving doors with vestibules are not eligible.
  • Other door sizes not listed may be eligible.

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Technologies:
Rapid Air Doors
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Accommodation
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