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HVAC Air Trap Waterless Traps for HVAC Condensate Removal
HVAC Air Trap - FCN Series - Compact Residential - Lite Commercial Negative Pressure Waterless Trap - Des Champs Technologies

P, N, RLC, FCN and PLP Air-Traps are Patented

P-Series

Positive Pressure Waterless Trap

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Maximum Pressures, Connection Sizes & Length

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It's Time to Reconsider the Use of P-Traps for HVAC Condensate Removal


by Nicholas H. Des Champs, Ph.D., PE, ASHRAE Fellow

It's Time to Reconsider the Use of P-Traps for HVAC Condensate Removal - HVAC Air-Trap Waterless Traps by Des Champs Technologies

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HVAC Air Trap Waterless Trap for HVAC Condensate Removal

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Air-Traps Meet IMC® Code Section M307.2.4.1

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HVAC Air-Trap Engineering and Product Catalog Download

HVAC Air-Trap

Engineering and Product Catalog

Introducing the new HVAC Air-Trap Product & Engineering Catalog. 72 pages covering product information, IOMs, key drawings, maximum pressures and condensate flows, air leakage data and more.

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PBS Segment on HVAC Air-Trap

A 7+ minute PBS segment on the HVAC Air-Trap that is currently airing.

Customer Air-Trap Installations

A video montage of HVAC Air-Trap installations over the years.

Des Champs HVAC Air-Trap™ waterless traps allow liquid condensate to drain from the HVAC equipment and simultaneously prevent air from entering or escaping from the equipment.  

Made in USA

Solves Common Issues Associated with Standard P-traps

N-Series

Negative / Positive Pressure Waterless Trap

RLC-Series

Residential / Lite Commercial Positive / Negative Pressure Waterless Trap

FCN-Series

Perfect for Ductless Mini-splits

Compact Residential / Lite Commercial Negative Pressure Waterless Trap

PLP-Series

Positive Pressure, Low Profile 0 - 40" WC Waterless Trap

NEW!

• Prevents air leakage

• Reduces trap height requirement by 1/2

• Predesigned — eliminating field-designed errors

• Operates Dry — Eliminating:

    - Freezing and breaking

    - Dryouts

    - Sludge buildup

    - Geyser effect

    - Mold and mildew caused by geyser effect

HVAC Air Trap - P Series - Positive Pressure Waterless Trap - Des Champs Technologies
HVAC Air Trap - RLC Series - Residential - Lite Commercial Positive / Negative Pressure Waterless Trap - Des Champs Technologies
HVAC Air Trap - N Series - Negative Pressure Waterless Trap - Des Champs Technologies
HVAC Air Trap - FCN Series - Compact Residential - Lite Commercial Negative Pressure Waterless Trap - Des Champs Technologies
HVAC Air-Trap on HVAC Know It All Podcast

HVAC Know It All Podcast     By HVAC Know It All

The HVAC Know It All podcast is hosted by me, Gary McCreadie. These are my thoughts, my jobs, my tools....This is my HVAC life.

We speak to Connie Loughhead, President at Des Champs Technologies. We discuss the waterless HVAC Air Trap, condensate drainage codes and we also touch on the added energy consumption running dry on traps. Nov 18, 2022

Des Champs Technologies HVAC Air Trap ICC-ES Evaluated Report