If you shudder when you think about ice building up on the roof and gutter of a commercial building, you are not alone. Here in the Carolinas, ice can be a tricky foe in the winter months.
Innovation doesn't come easy these days. We're all so busy just getting things done day after day that it's tough to spend the extra time and thought energy into creating better technology, business practices and equipment. Innovation, however, is a critical piece in offering solutions that improve the customer experience.
"Mission critical" is defined as "an activity, device, service or system whose failure or disruption in normal business hours will result in the failure of business operations." When mission critical equipment is down, the bottom line of a business is severely impacted. In some applications, such as hospitals or other critical care facilities, there are even lives at stake.
Our manufacturing partners are smart. That is, after all, one of the many reasons why we partner with them! Griswold Controls has compiled a huge list of very readable application tips that we think you might enjoy reading. Granted, they may not be as enjoyable as the latest book club selection, but these tips could be applicable to a current project or two of yours.
Take a sneak peak inside Griswold Controls' test lab! In 2017, Griswold re-engineered their lab space and are offering a sneak peak inside the place where their innovative valves undergo rigorous testing to ensure they'll work in the field.
We talk a lot about continuing education here at Heat Transfer Sales. We want engineers, building owners and contractors to know about the new technology available to them. Saving time, money and energy are easier than ever these days with efficient systems. While traditional equipment may still have its place, these days, commercial building equipment is smarter than ever.
Building systems equipment is expensive. And when the temperatures dip below 40 degrees (F) or soar above 80 degrees (F), it’s important that your HVAC systems are running efficiently and safely for the comfort and health of all your building occupants.
Franklin Control Systems is now shipping the new Q-Link Variable Frequency Drive (and Heat Transfer Sales will have some in inventory!). This is big news for HVAC design engineers and building owners who want a game-changing user experience.
Most of us don’t even really think much about Y-strainers when it comes to designing our piping systems. We know where we need them. We know why we need them. And we put them in. It is, after all, just a Y-strainer.
We sometimes get questions about why our customers should use self-sensing pumps. There are many reasons, which you can read about in VFD Pumps vs. Self-Sensing Pumps: The Real Story.