Air Curtains for New Building

If you live in a place where it is cold or hot, depending on the weather, you're still used to walking through a curtain of air when you approach and leave the shop. An Air curtain also recognized as air doors, blast a directed stream of air into an aperture to produce an air seal.

Let's admit it, even an incredibly well-manufactured door can undergo rapid wear and tear as it is opened countless times a day. That's why companies prefer to put air curtains on their doorstep instead. It allows a seamless and continuous flow of traffic.

Best still, the traffic could be the humankind that enters through the gates – but it could also be loaders loading or unloading goods.

Much Than Just a Way To Regulate Temperatures

The air curtain prohibits you from avoiding warm or cold air in your house. Conversely, this often prohibits Natural Beauty from making an unwanted entry. Temperature management is evident and makes sense, but air curtains often have an incredibly effective job of keeping pollen, mosquitoes, and outside emissions away.
This Is How It Works:

  • When mounted – normally above, the air curtain unit continues to suck air into its intake.
  • The speed and altitude are enhanced by the strong fan of the air curtain unit.
  • This fast-moving air flows into the plenum, which collects the air so that it can be uniformly dispersed along the exhaust nozzle’s length.
  • This nozzle is fitted with aerial foils that create a current or a "curtain" of air.
  • The curtain has a small inclination to it so that about Eighty percent of the flow deflects from the floor and remains within the house.

Benefits of Air Curtains

Energy Savings. No matter what kind of Heating and Air Conditioning system your building uses, it takes a lot of energy to maintain the room. Outside, untreated ventilation increases the load and reduces the warmth of the occupant. The air curtain keeps the uncontrolled air outside and the filtered air inside. This has a significant effect on overall energy use.

Regulation of Humidity.
Moisture plays a key role in comfort. The air curtain prevents moist air from entering space, reduces the energy needed to handle the air, and improves comfort.

Smells. The outdoor world has all sorts of uncontrollable smells. Your building could be situated in the vicinity of an industrial or commercial environment. By holding the outside air out, we will remove any unwanted odour from the residence.

Bees. Nobody likes rodents. The air curtain will remove the risk of flying bugs entering your house. Goodbye to you, pesky flies!

Keep the possible pollutants in place. Air curtains restrict the risk of airborne pollutants accessing parts of the home. This infection may be in the form of infectious diseases in a hospital or medical facility. Besides, air current may be a buffer for various conditions inside the building in a processing setting or vast storage facilities.

Types of Air Curtains

There are two basic ways of dividing the air curtains: by whether or not they are warmed and by the orientation of the airflow – vertical or horizontal.

Heated Air Curtains

Heated air curtains can blow a flow of warm air and, for this reason, are particularly useful in cold climates. What shop does not like to invite shoppers with a friendly change of mood or to keep the cashiers safe from cold air gusts arriving every time anyone comes in or out? Heated air doors can run on either energy, gas, or even warm water when it comes to power.

Electrically Heated Air Doors

Electrically heated air doors are suitable for residences where electricity is the only source of energy. They are particularly common in industrial spaces. But as time progresses and fossil fuel use tends to decline, it is increasingly becoming more common in smaller structures as well.

Gas-Heated Air Doors

These air doors operate on natural gas, which must be present in vast quantities.

Hot Water-Heated Air doors

If the buildings have a centralized heating system, this kind of air curtain might be the best option. If we chose to be particularly ecologically-conscious, we might also opt to heat water using green energies.

Unheated Air doors

Air curtains without heat are ideal because it's not the weather. It’s the air conditioner that's the problem. Smog, bad fumes, bacteria, flying insects – the unheated air curtain would do a good job holding all of them out and the air conditioning in.

Unheated air doors use very little electricity, as the only thing that consumes power is the fan. Unheated air doors are the best option for people living in temperatures that do not need heating.

Horizontal or Vertical Air Curtains

Buyers often sometimes question whether to purchase an air curtain with a vertical or horizontal breeze.

In short, vertical air curtains, and those that roll down air, are most often found in narrower entrances, such as entrances. In the case of commercial up-and-down or roller curtain doors, a horizontal airflow curtain mounted on either side of the entrance may be a safer option.


Suppose you are either in the process of constructing a new commercial property or undergoing some major upgrades or energy-efficient retrofits. In that case, air curtains are a simple and reliable solution to reduce your energy costs and help your company meet the energy code requirements.

At Air Door Distributors, we have 20plus years of experience helping companies find a product that can help them conserve electricity and comply with stringent energy policies and standards. If you have any concerns about the residential air curtains, we will be delighted to answer them. You can call us directly or fill out our online contact form.