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.
Did you know that metals such as copper and silver can be used for water treatment when ionized?
In fact, copper-silver ionization is one of the oldest and most effective water disinfection solutions that we are aware of.
Chemical water treatment has always been one of the biggest safety concerns when managing a facility. The reasons are numerous: drums of toxic chlorine, wash stations, emergency contact procedures and legionella to name a few …
In the HVAC industry, water and energy use are closely related. In fact, we could say that they are interdependent.
On February 13th, two cases of Legionnaires’ disease were confirmed at an Illinois Veterans Home. It’s been making headlines.
According to CNN, Increased cases of legionella were found in the region around Disneyland and local businesses were tipped off by the center for health. Disney did a fantastic job of answering the call and completing advanced bacteria testing on their system water. But, the results were not ideal …
Disney and The Evil Legionella
Disneyland and their cooling towers have got in a bit of hot water.
Increased cases of legionella were found in the region and local businesses were tipped off by the center for health. Disney, probably thinking they were in the clear took it upon themselves to do bacteria testing. The results are not what you would expect …