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Cold facts about coil maintenance

Winter is a particularly challenging time of the year for your building’s HVAC system; condensation tends to form on the coil and this can freeze in the colder months, reducing air flow and heat transfer and severely weakening the air conditioning system or even leading to catastrophic failure. A frozen coil can cause devastating problems in a building []

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Why refurb and repair makes solid business sense

      As HVAC equipment ages, it costs more and more to run and is increasingly likely to break down, which will have a huge impact on the occupants of the building it serves. On top of this, as time passes technological improvements lead to greater efficiency, lower costs and better overall performance – []

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ECEX launches comprehensive guide to HVAC maintenance

We’ve launched a free, wide-ranging guide to HVAC system maintenance. HVAC System Maintenance, a guide to effective equipment servicing, explains the steps to maintenance good practice, including how to draw up a maintenance policy, developing a maintenance strategy, details of different forms of maintenance and assessing maintenance needs. It also looks briefly at air handling []

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Legionnaires’ disease – how to stop a serial killer

  There is a serial killer at large in the HVAC sector. It has attacked more than 3,000 people and killed almost 250 since it was first identified in Pennsylvania, USA in the 1970s. The bacterium that causes what became known as Legionnaires’ disease was finally isolated on January 18, 1977. Much research followed and []

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Four steps to HVAC heaven

    Now is a great time of the year to check HVAC plant and equipment is operating at its optimum because we have experienced – and will probably continue to face – heat wave conditions with temperatures in some places as hot as the Bahamas, approaching a sweltering 30 deg C. Indeed, we are []

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Refurb or replace? That is the question

  It’s a perennial question – when the time comes, should you replace or refurbish HVAC equipment? The answer depends on a wide range of factors including the age of the equipment, the short and long-term financial implications of each option, and how ‘mission critical’ the system is and, therefore, how reliable it needs to []

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