Wind Tunnel #2 is one of the most advanced centers in North America. The room has the capacity to replicate most any place on Earth on a given day of the year. The tunnel is large enough to accommodate a semi-truck and test it under full load. The room is also used to test a variety of commercial building units, including packaged rooftop ventilation systems, under conditions that simulate a rooftop in Arizona in July.
The facility houses two climatic chambers, named Climatic Chamber #1 & #2. The first chamber is designed to test Modine’s ventilation equipment. It can replicate any extreme from -40° – 140°F and can handle up to 50 tons. Climatic Chamber #2 is designed to test geothermal equipment including groundsource systems and geothermal heat pumps. The room acts as the inside of a classroom or home, where “outside” air can be piped in to meet ventilation requirements.<< previous 1 2 3 4 5 next >>