Buildings’ conditions change due to numerous factors such as occupancy, external weather conditions, and room sizes. Therefore, the amount of cool air required to keep the occupants’ comfort and to cool in different zones of a building is usually variant.
That’s the reason why VAV boxes are so important. In the 4th episode of our podcast, Stephen Higgins talks a little bit more about these units.
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.
Chances are you know someone who has been hospitalized or stayed in a nursing home and developed pneumonia. How does that happen? The latest science proves some of these cases are coming from the facility water supply.
It took a while for the spring weather to arrive in the Midwest, but now the temperature is quickly warming up, and we can finally say that the cooling season has started. In the HVAC world, that means it is time to start up your chiller(s).