Tag: HVAC

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.


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.

Check this out!


Winterization: Tips for Cooling Tower Shut-down

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?

cooling tower innovation

“Innovation is the outcome of a habit, not a random act.”

Sukan Ratnakar

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

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

dirty cooling tower with "clean me" written on it