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Damper HVAC are used to cutoff HVAC, air conditioning heat or cooling to an unused area or room. HVAC dampers are also used to regulate room temperatures or other environmental parameters. HVAC dampers may be operated manually, or the vanes may be driven by electrical or pneumatic control mechanisms.
Within chimney flue's, dampers are used to cutoff airflow to the outside of the structure. Chimney dampers also are used to remove access to the inside of the structure from intrusion by outside animals.
Typically, dampers are made from sheet metal. Materials typically used are aluminum,or galvanized steel.