Archives for April, 2017.

3 Ways to Ease Your HVAC Technician’s Spring Cleaning Budget and Burden

By Paul Salvaggio | Published April 27th, 2017
HVAC Maintenance Spring Cleaning Spring cleaning isn’t your facility’s favorite time of year, but it needs to be done or those dirty coils and air ducts will lower efficiency and increase costs this summer. What’s more, uncleaned systems will diminish a facility’s indoor air quality. Why do HVAC technician’s delay this seasonal activity? Is it because cleaning your HVAC […]

Latest Cooling Tower Legionella Outbreak Underscores Cleaning Solution Challenges and Importance of Ongoing Maintenance

By Paul Salvaggio | Published April 14th, 2017
Latest Cooling Tower Legionella Outbreak Underscores Cleaning Solution Challenges and Importance of Ongoing Maintenance Another Legionella outbreak linked to cooling towers this week re-emphasizes the urgent need for facility managers to develop an effective cooling tower maintenance program. As we mentioned in part one of this two-part blog series on cooling tower cleaning solutions, various studies strongly suggest 40% to 60% of cooling towers test positive for legionella. This […]

How Clean-in-Place Cooling Tower Solutions Reduce Hassle, Costs and Liability

By Paul Salvaggio | Published April 7th, 2017
How Clean-in-Place Cooling Tower Solutions Reduce Hassle, Costs and Liability Every year about 25,000 case of Legionnaires’ disease and 4,000 Legionnaires’-related deaths occur in the United States primarily due to poorly treated water systems. And your cooling tower’s hot, grimy water is a key contributor, according to a consortium of water treatment experts. Why? When a cooling tower’s water reaches around 95 degrees in the […]