Midwest Machinery has recently worked on an Armstrong pump project for the new Journey Elementary school in Wentzville, MO, saving the school more than 60 thousand dollars in equipment, materials, and installation costs.
Category: Cooling Towers
Hotel in Atlanta Faces One of the Worst Legionella Outbreaks in the U.S. History
Invisible to the naked eye, Legionella outbreaks can cause uncalculated losses.
At the beginning of August, a prominent hotel in Atlanta was hit hard by the death of a guest who had been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease right after their stay.
8 HVAC Spare Parts You Should Always Have in Hand When Emergency Strikes
In HVAC, there’s are some keywords that can save you from inefficiency or the terrible fate of downtime.
These words are planning, redundancy, and spare parts. Here’s why …
Winterization: Tips for Cooling Tower Shut-down
In the HVAC world, the beginning of fall represents a potential for reduction in cooling tower capacity needs.
If you work with facility management, you may be thinking of shutting down all or part of your cooling tower equipment. Here are some best practices.
Behind the Scenes with SPX: How Does a 100-year-old Company Still Drive HVAC Innovation?
“Innovation is the outcome of a habit, not a random act.”
In the 5th episode of our Engineering Tomorrow podcast, we hosted a very special guest who is an expert in cooling towers. His name is Ryan Miller, Regional Sales Manager at SPX Cooling Technologies.
Ryan clarifies what a cooling tower is, the history of Marley cooling towers and the relationship between Marley and SPX brands, then dives into one of our favorite topics to discuss: innovation.
Cooling Tower Maintenance – Keep It Easy, Keep It Clean
If your cooling tower is dirty, 1) you are literally paying the price for lack of maintenance – the dirt affects your system performance and increases energy consumption, and 2) you are risking the building occupants’ health.
2 Tweaks that will Improve Your Cooling Tower Water
Is Your Cooling Tower Ready For Spring? 4 Things You Should Do Before the Spring Startup
Source: SPX Cooling Technologies
Spring is coming, and sooner than later you will have to start up your cooling tower again. If you have worked on a season lay-up or storage inhibitors, your job will be easier. But most of us get so involved in cleaning, repairing or replacing chillers that forget about the importance of maintaining the cooling tower in the cold season. If that is the case, your startup process will need more attention.
The Easy and Cheap Way to Protect Your Equipment from Cottonwood Damage
Air inlets and airborne debris, a dangerous combination
The air inlet entrance of your cooling tower is a big and inviting door not only for cottonwood but also for dust, pollen, leaves, insects and all types of airborne debris.