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.
High-Efficiency Boilers: The New Tech Challenge
The commercial boiler industry has changed significantly in the past few years, not only in terms of equipment, but also when it comes to installation, maintenance, support, and the roles sales reps, manufacturers, and contractors play in this scenario.
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 …
The Truths and Treasures Behind Our Line Card
I think that everyone who has heard of us knows we are a big cooling tower rep.
And we are.
In fact, we’re the oldest Marley rep in the United States, and we proudly hang certificates signed by Leon T. Mart and C.E. Smiley from when the company was founded – almost a hundred years ago – on the entrance wall of our headquarters in St. Louis, MO.
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.
Heat Pumps 101: Which Systems to Use and When
In the 6th episode of our Engineering Tomorrow podcast, we discuss all things water-source heat pump in the commercial industry.
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.
The Thrilling World of VAV Boxes
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.
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.