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Polar Vortex and Heating Systems

Monday, February 18, 2019

Building owners and occupants often ask two questions during, and immediately following polar vortex weather events:

The Importance of Combustion Analysis

Monday, November 12, 2018

Good equipment maintenance practice, which includes combustion analysis, enables the HVAC technician to fully verify and maintain the equipment operating specifications for safe and efficient operation

Most of us have had that moment.  The one where we keep turning down the thermostat but aren’t feeling the results! Just like our vehicles need regular maintenance, so does our AC system. In fact, it’s critical.

Believe it or not, summer months are right around the corner and it will be cooling season once again.

 

How does performing regular, proactive planned maintenance affect your building systems?

We are sure you all have heard how the Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming your lives and homes on a daily basis.  Smart appliances that can perform tasks from a Smart Phone, such as heating up or defrosting your dinner, drawing a warm bath before you get home from work,

Phase Out of R-22 Refrigerant

Friday, December 16, 2016

New production and import of most HCFCs (Hyrdochloroflurocarbons) will be phased out by 2020.

Do you want to humidify your building without the use of boilers, electric heating elements or canisters that need cleaning and replacement?

Who knew that prefabricated mechanical racking systems were so COOL? Ahern recently unveiled a time-lapse video that was filmed over several months, chronicling the assembly and installation of 32 multi-trade racking systems for the Froedtert CFAC project in Milwaukee.

Life Safety Dampers and Damper Testing

Friday, September 25, 2015

When ductwork passes though rated fire or smoke walls, a life safety damper is required in order to maintain the rating of the wall. In the event of a fire, these dampers close and limit the spread of heat and smoke beyond the wall.

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