The Berner Architectural Elite Air Curtain for main entrances is designed to disappear as one enters the space. It is quiet, technologically advanced, and beautifully designed, while saving energy and supporting healthy, comfortable environments.
Drawing inspiration from the golden ratio, the triangular design provides room for the necessary motors, fans, and electrical components while also allowing the unit to taper away from the lintel towards the ceiling, creating the illusion that there is nothing above one’s head.
With this design, architects and interior designers can incorporate an air curtain into the main entrances of bars, restaurants, hospitals, hotels, and museums, supporting sustainability goals and a welcoming in-space experience.
Air curtains are proven to significantly conserve energy and protect thermal comfort when the door is open, especially during periods of hot or cold weather. AMCA certified air curtains are approved as an alternative to vestibules for main entrances in ASHRAE 90.1-2019, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low Rise Residential Buildings, the International Energy Conservation Code, and other energy codes.
The advanced digital control technology elegantly replaces a number of clunky components necessary to provide flexibility in operation, allowing one to program and monitor the air curtain from a smart phone, as opposed to from a ladder.