2 Tweaks that will Improve Your Cooling Tower Water

Posted on April 18, 2018 by Brian Gomski - water treatment, HVAC, cooling tower, filtration

Cooling towers attract all kinds of airborne debris. Fine particles, sometimes smaller than 5 microns, greatly affect heat transfer surfaces.

Filtration is vital to cooling tower water treatment.

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Johnson Controls Acquires Triatek, Keeping Hospital Air Monitored and Clean

Posted on April 11, 2018 by Brian Gomski - airflow, Johnson Controls, Triatek

 HVAC systems are a vital piece of critical environments. Triatek mitigates the spread of dangerous airborne contaminants and prevents harmful chemicals from re-circulating in the air. 

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7 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Physics-based Water Treatment System for Your Cooling Tower

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 ...

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Commercial Water Treatment. Chemical or Non-Chemical?

Posted on March 28, 2018 by Brian Gomski - energy savings, water treatment, HVAC, cooling tower

In the HVAC industry, water and energy use are closely related. In fact, we could say that they are interdependent.

poorly maintained cooling tower with basin leaks or overflow and a high concentration of dissolved solids can have its...

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3 Things You Can do to Reduce Your HVAC Energy Expenses 

Posted on March 27, 2018 by Brian Gomski - energy savings, heat pumps, boiler, HVAC, cooling tower

Sum up high energy rates in your facility to over-billing by energy companies and you 'll see profits drop. Add old equipment in your building and it sounds even worse.

What can you do?

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The Ultimate Boiler System Layout Tips

Posted on March 8, 2018 by Brian Gomski - system design, boiler

Midwest Machinery has sold and started up A TON of boilers to date.

In the last 10 years, high-efficiency, high turn-down boilers have become the gold standard. Just like a Ferrari, which needs the right fuel, brakes, tires and equipment...

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Is Your Cooling Tower Ready For Spring? 4 Things You Should Do Before the Spring Startup

Source: SPX Cooling Technologies

Spring is coming, and sooner than later you will have to start up your cooling tower again. If you have worked on a season lay-up or storage inhibitors, your job will be easier. But most of us get so involved in...

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The Easy and Cheap Way to Protect Your Equipment from Cottonwood Damage

Posted on March 1, 2018 by Brian Gomski - air inlet, cottonwood screens, cooling tower

Source: Permatron (www.permatron.com)

Air inlets and airborne debris, a dangerous combination

The air inlet entrance of your cooling tower is a big and inviting door not only for cottonwood, but also for dust, pollen, leaves, insects and all...

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Midwest Machinery Denver Receives Award from Xcel Energy Midstream Cooling Program

Posted on March 1, 2018 by Brian Gomski - heat pumps, Climatemaster, denver, HVAC

From left: Zach Trainer, Andrew Sisselman, Cory LaPrise, Ryan Green, Denny Lafferty, Brad Letourneau, and Richard Miller

Midwest Machinery Company has one more reason to celebrate. After the Oklahoma General Manager Nolan Chance had been...

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Water Treatment - Top Questions Answered

Posted on February 21, 2018 by Brian Gomski - legionella, water treatment, Marley Cooling Tower

On February 13th, two cases of Legionnaires' disease were confirmed at an Illinois Veterans Home. It's been making headlines.

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