Many commercial buildings are heated by a boiler system. A boiler is a system that uses pressurized hot water or steam to provide heat and/or hot water to the facility. The main purpose of a CSD-1 test is to inhibit boilers from damage and to prevent boilers from operating in an unsafe manner. When boiler… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Equipment Maintenance
5,000,000 BTU Temporary Boiler Ready for Use
Pleune Service Company has recently completed its second temporary boiler for utilization. This equipment has the capability of 5,000,000 BTU’s (approximately 145 HP) of low-pressure hot water service. The unit is housed in a secure shipping container that has external hook ups of return and supply water as well as electrical service. This equipment could… Read more »
Air Filters – Are They Really Important?
Are they really important? In short, yes! Air filters are central, but often under-appreciated. The HVAC unit and the filter work in tandem in order to provide the space with clean and comfortable air and assists with increasing the lifespan of your HVAC system. Filters keep the coils and equipment free from dirt, dust, pollen… Read more »
Heat & Humidity: It’s Not All Fun In The Sun
High humidity levels during the summer months can cause a number of challenges for building owners and occupants, for a few months of each year mold is often one of those challenges. While 30 – 50% relative humidity (RH) is ideal, we don’t usually see mold growth until indoor relative humidity exceeds 60%. On a… Read more »