Strategies to Optimize Critical Exhaust Systems

Robert Kraft, Greenheck
Paul Fuson, Siemens Smart Infrastructure

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Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to choose the parameters to be monitored and controlled for different lab exhaust airflow control devices that are used to optimize lab exhaust fan pressure;
  • Understand how the use of lab exhaust control devices impacts safe and sustainable operation of the lab spaces and the lab exhaust system;
  • Differentiate redundancy options of the exhaust fan system; and
  • Define key parameters when developing the fan system sequence of operation.


Robert Kraft is an application engineer at Greenheck. Robert holds a bachelor in mechanical engineering from Milwaukee School of Engineering. He began his career in consulting engineering and now works for Greenheck in their fume exhaust and tubular inline group focusing on controls.

Paul Fuson is the National Business Development Manager for the Life Science Center of Competence at Siemens Intelligent Infrastructure. In his current position, Paul manages sales and business development efforts focused on Life Science and Laboratory markets in across North America. Paul holds an MBA, BS Mechanical Engineering, and BS Physics, and has 36 years in building controls industry.


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