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ABOUT LAMBRO, INC.

Founded in 1967, Lambro offers to both residential and commercial customers venting and duct products that are used to help improve the airflow in rooms or buildings. 

We design, manufacture, assemble, and distribute over 270 metal and plastic ventilation products, and HVAC components for use in residential and commercial buildings.

Our products include: wall vents,  wall caps for the kitchen, dryer venting, bathroom and kitchen venting as well as ventilation accessories / HVAC components such as rigid ductwork, rigid elbows, pipes, as well as laminated, semi-rigid, flexible, aluminum, vinyl and insulated ducts wall, and roof and eave vents, washing machine pans, plus more. 

 

 

The HVAC components which Lambro offers include a variety of insulated and non-insulated ducts, air connectors, pipes, vents (eave vents/ louver vents / hood vents), vent guards, gear clamps, wall / roof caps, as well as kits. Our product line is comprehensive and extensive.

In addition Lambro provides washing machine trays which are made to go under washers to protect floors from leaks and overflows.

Lambro has two manufacturing facilities. Its East Coast 50,000 sq. ft. facility is located in Amityville, New York. Lambro also has a 20,000 sq. ft. facility, Lambro-West in Sparks, Nevada. Currently it is a distribution facility serving the sourcing requirements for Lambro’s West Coast customers. We continue to grow our business by helping our dealers profitably grow theirs. We put our dealers and their customers first by satisfying their demands, listening to their concerns and acting upon their requests.

 

INFORMATION FOR OUR DEALERS’ CONSUMERS

Lambro sells its products through a network of dealers in the United States.

To find a dealer near you go to https://www.lambro.net/where-to-buy/

 

 

FACTS about Lambro’s HVAC Components / Ventilation Components

HVAC stands for heating, ventilation and air conditioning systemsHVAC refers to the systems that use various technologies to regulate and move heated and cooled air throughout residential, commercial buildings, and  indoor stadiums.

  1. Our ventilation components are products designed to work with HVAC systems that are used to help improve the airflow in residential and commercial buildings.
  2. Common HVAC Lambro components include fans, vents, and ductwork.
  3. Ventilation components can be used in a variety of HVAC system applications, including industrial, commercial, and residential settings.
  4. Our HVAC Components / Ventilation accessories can be used to help cool a room or building, remove smoke or odors, and improve indoor air quality.
  5. Our HVAC Components Ventilation accessories are available in a variety of sizes, shapes, and styles to suit the needs of any space.
  6. Lambro HVAC Components / Ventilation accessories can be installed permanently or temporarily, depending on the needs of the space.
  • Vents are openings in a structure that allow air to enter or exit the space
  • Ducts are passages that allow air to flow from one area to another
  • Louvers are openings with adjustable blades that can be used to control the amount of air that enters or leaves a space.
  • Vents, ducts and louvers can be used to control the temperature and humidity
  • circulate air in a space 
  • control the amount of light and sound that enters a space
  • exhaust fumes and odors from a space
  • equalize the pressure in a space
  • Vents, ducts, and louvers should be cleaned on a regular basis to prevent build-up of dust and debris.
  • Vents, ducts, and louvers are all available in a variety of sizes and shapes
  • Vents, ducts, and louvers can be made from a variety of materials, including galvanized steel, aluminum, vinyl, plastic, and wood.
  • Vents, ducts, and louvers can be purchased at most hardware stores.
  • Vents, ducts, and louvers are usually installed by a qualified contractor.
  • Wall caps are designed to prevent air from coming in from the outside but allow easy flow of air from your kitchen. They are an effective method of venting the air from your range hood. 
  1. Lambro HVAC components can be purchased from a variety of retailers, including home improvement stores, online retailers, and specialty stores.
  2. Our rices for HVAC components vary depending on the type, size, and brand.
  3. All HVAC components require some maintenance, but can last for many years with proper care.

 

 

What are the main components of an HVAC system?

The main components are the furnace, the air conditioner, the evaporator, the condenser, and the ductwork. The furnace is the heart of the system, providing heat to the air that is circulated through the ductwork. The air conditioner cools the air that is circulated through the ductwork. The evaporator and condenser are part of the air conditioner and work together to cool the air.

This type of heating and cooling system in a home or commercial space is a complex network of interconnected components, all of which work together to provide a comfortable indoor environment. The system of ducts and vents to distribute the heated or cooled air to the various spaces is essential.

 

What are the different types of HVAC Components / ventilation accessories? 

Ventilation accessories or the HVAC components which Lambro offers include a variety of insulated and non-insulated ducts, different lengths of flexible white vinyl ducts and flexible semi-rigid aluminum ducts, air connectors, snap-lock pipes, vents (eave vents/ air intake louver vents / hood vents), vent guards, nylon clamps, gear clamps, wall / roof caps, as well as kits. Our product line is comprehensive and extensive.

 

What are the benefits of using Lambro HVAC components?

HVAC systems generally control temperature, humidity, and quality of air in a building or any occupied space. The main goal of the HVAC system is to create and maintain a comfortable environment for the occupant within a residential or commercial building.

  • They help to regulate indoor air quality by providing a means for fresh air to enter the space and for stale air to be exhausted. 
  • They can help to control temperature and humidity levels by providing a way for hot or humid air to be exhausted from the space. 
  • They can help to reduce noise levels by providing a way for noise to be dissipated through the ventilation system.

The HVAC / ventilation components manufactured by Lambro allow contractors to build systems that will results in energy-efficient and renewable energy upgrades to buildings, as well as reduce their carbon emissions. 

 

What are some Lambro ventilation components that may be needed to complete a HVAC project.

HVAC system is an assembly of various types of equipment built together to provide heating and cooling with indoor climate control.

  • Air Inlets & Fresh Air Kits
  • Attic Vents – Non-powered vents for attics and similar spaces. Turbine vents, whirlybirds, louvers, ventilated frieze blocks
  • Wall mounted hoods and louvered vents. Available in plastic, galvanized steel, stainless steel and copper.
  • Duct and duct fittings to build exhaust air systems. Ductwork, clamps, y-fittings
  • Exterior louvers
  • Backdraft dampers to prevent air infiltration.
  • Y fittings, adapters and reducers for flexible and rigid ducting
  • Dryer Vent Boxes and Couplings for safer and more efficient drying.

 

Lambro manufactures, a number of different types of HVAC components –   each with its own specific purpose.

Some examples:  

Galvanized adjustable elbows are used to make turns in runs of round pipe and flexible duct through 90 degree.

Aluminum / Plastic wall or roof cap has an opening/closing damper prevents outside elements from entering the vent. 

  • Damper is spring loaded to keep damper closed when not in use
  • Screen prevents birds from nesting inside of vent
  • UV inhibitor is used to help prevent the premature fading of vent

Semi-rigid Aluminum Duct is ideal for applications where building codes require use of all aluminum duct.  The duct is totally non-combustible with a maximum operating temperature of 400°F.

Aluminum Snap Lock Pipe can be used for venting most types of heating units. allows for better flow and cleaning when necessary.

Aluminum connector connects two lengths of ducts together using clamps

Brown plastic Louvered Vent with opening/closing flaps that prevents outside elements from entering the vent. Has a UV inhibitor is used to help prevent the premature fading of vent

– Transition Duct Louvered Vent Kit: Ideal for both gas and electric dryer installations

 

What common materials are Lambro HVAC components / ventilation accessories made from?

There are a variety of materials that can be used for ventilation accessories, depending on the application. Some common materials include aluminum, stainless steel, galvanized steel, vinyl, plastic, and polypropylene. Each material has its own advantages and disadvantages that should be considered when selecting the appropriate material for a particular application. Aluminum is a lightweight material that is resistant to corrosion. It is commonly used in applications where weight is a concern, such as in portable ventilation systems. Plastic components are injection molded.

 

 

What are some of the different types of ducts, vents, and louvers?

There are many different types of vents, ducts and louvers, each with their own specific purpose. Vents are openings in a structure that allow air to enter or exit. Man-made vents include exhaust fans, air vents, and other HVAC ventilation systems. Venting / vents are often required for venting bathrooms, kitchens, and clothes dryers. 

 

DUCTS:

Semi-rigid aluminum duct is perfect for applications where building codes require use of all aluminum duct.  The duct is totally non-combustible with a maximum operating temperature of 400°F. May have a one end crimped.

– Aluminum duct 3.25” x 10” is the minimum size duct allowed on most range hoods is 3 1/4″ by 10″ which is equivalent to a 6″ round. For use with rigid ductwork

Insulated duct is highly recommended for clothes dryer venting installations.

 

 

VENTS & Louvres

4” Aluminum Preferred Hood Vent: 

Opening/closing damper prevents outside elements from entering the vent

Damper is spring loaded to keep damper closed when not in use

3″ length tail pipe

 

Plastic air intake louver vent: 

Fixed louvers are stationary

Screen prevents outside elements from entering the vent

UV inhibitor is used to help prevent the premature fading of vent

 

 

Dryer Hood Vent

Plastic face with standard aluminum tailpiece. This dryer hood vent has tail piece & removable screen/sleeve. 4 inch Color: Brown Preferred dryer hood vent With tail piece & removable screen/sleeve Plastic face with standard aluminum tailpiece. 

 

What are the installation requirements for vents, ducts and louvers?

There are many installation requirements for vents, ducts and louvers that vary depending on the type of product being installed. Many Lambro products have both spec sheets and installation instructions. 

It is better to leave the home HVAC installment and repairs to a professional who can do it safely, correctly, quickly and save the homeowner money. Most part manufacturers don’t sell parts directly to consumers. To ensure reliable and safe installations, manufacturers sell only to certified installers.

Manufacturer’s warranties nearly always require installation by a certified installer. Attempting to use non-standard parts or perform installations yourself can void system warranties.  You  may end up paying more in the event that something goes wrong.

 

 

What are the maintenance requirements for vents, ducts and louvers?

Maintenance requirements will vary depending on the type. However,  for the homeowner, there are some general maintenance requirements that are common to all types of Lambro vents, ducts and louvers. 

  1. Keep vents, ducts and louvers clean. This means regularly cleaning the inside and outside of the vents, ducts and louvers. 
  2. Check filters

If your home HVAC system is more complex, having a professional do a yearly maintenance inspection will save money in the long run by catching problems early or simply preventing them.

Large / complex HVAC systems in commercial buildings or large residential buildings need professional maintenance. There are many companies that offer customized preventative maintenance plans in which a qualified technician will inspect and evaluate the heating and cooling equipment, make needed adjustments, and identify any failures or essential repairs.

 

The benefits of preventative maintenance include:

  • Reduced energy use / energy savings
  • Early identification of potential problems
  • Fewer emergency service repairs
  • Equipment operating life extended
  • Improved operating efficiency
  • Less frequent system downtime
  • Decreased interruptions to building operations
  • Increased comfort
  • Reduced occupant complaints
  • Enhanced safety
  • mitigated risks

 

 

What are the most common problems with vents, ducts and louvers?

  • Blocked vents
  • Noisy vents usually indicates a lack of return air.
  • Return vents are blocked or shut off
  • Poorly sealed ducts
  • Clogged or blocked filters
  • Blocked or leaky ducts
  • Undersized ducts can become easily clogged. 
  • Dust that gets past filters can accumulate in ducts causing blockage
  • Rodents, birds or insects building nests in HVAC ducts.

 

What are the consequences of not properly maintaining vents, ducts and louvers?

Blockages in vents, ducts and louvers can restrict the flow of air, causing a build-up of pressure and leading to a range of problems including reduced heating and cooling efficiency, increased energy costs and discomfort for building occupants.

Debris in the duct such as screws, nails, small toys, plastic, construction materials, saw dust, can result in vent-related noises including rattling and or flapping sounds

 

Can vents, ducts and louvers be retrofitted to an existing building?

Usually. But the cost of  rerouting ductwork including materials and labor will be determined usually per linear foot by the contractor. The ductwork type, present and future location of ducts, and difficulty of moving them also  impact costs as will having to work in hard-to-reach areas.

 

How do Lambro vents, ducts and louvers work together to regulate airflow in a building?

Lambro vents, ducts and louvers are all parts of a system that is constructed to regulate air flow in a building whether residential or commercial. 

Vents are used to allow air to flow into a building. 

Ducts are used to direct the airflow. 

Louvers are used to control the amount of air that flows through a duct. All of these components work together to ensure that the airflow in a building is controlled and regulated.

 

 

How long do vents, ducts and louvers typically last?

Vents, ducts and louvers can last for many years if they are made of high quality materials and installed properly. However, they will eventually need to be replaced due to wear and tear. The lifespan of vents, ducts and louvers will also be affected by the environment in which they are installed, as well as the amount of use they receive. In most cases it is better to have an experienced professionally replace HVAC components. Attempting to install them yourself can lead to broken components, improper installations, and malfunctioning systems.

 

How do our ventilation accessories/ HVAC components improve indoor air quality?

All heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems use air filters to remove a wide variety of particles that naturally end up in our indoor air. Ventilation components improve indoor air quality by providing fresh air and by removing contaminants from the air. Contaminants can come from many sources, including people, pets, cleaning products, cooking, and tobacco smoke.

HVAC components do not sanitize and further protect against the airborne germs during seasons where viruses and bacteria are more common.

 

How do you control moisture and mold growth in a HVAC system?

Ventilation fans help to circulate air and prevent the build-up of moisture and mold spores. However, vigilance is required to control moisture and mold growth in a HVAC system.

  • Maintain the drain pans.
  • Replace the ventilation air filters regularly
  • Apply an HVAC mold inhibitor.
  • Use a disinfectant.
  • Keep ducts dry
  • Check the air intakes

 

How do ventilation accessories / HVAC components help to reduce energy costs?

A best practice for conserving energy at a residential or commercial space is to manage the heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems (HVAC) and its components through effective operation and maintenance.  

 

WHERE

Where are Lambro’s ventilation accessories / HVAC components typically located in a home? 

The common locations in a residential building where ventilation accessories are found are:  

  • The attic, where they can be used to help circulate air and keep the space cooler. 
  • The basement, where they can help to remove moisture and keep the space dry.
  • Kitchen and bathroom.  
  • If the residence is centrally air conditioned, they will be found throughout the building in the walls & ceilings.

 

 

Where can you purchase our ventilation accessories / HVAC components?

Lambro sells its products through a network of dealers in the United States. Individuals will find Lambro ventilation accessories / HVAC components online at many e-commerce sites as well as at brick & mortar hardware stores.  Lambro will help find you the right dealer closest to you. 

Go to:  https://www.lambro.net/where-to-buy/ and submit your name. 

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