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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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