Ensuring a healthy learning environment is crucial for the well-being of students and staff in any K-12 school system. One key aspect often overlooked is indoor air quality (IAQ), which directly impacts the health, focus, and productivity of everyone within the school community. In this blog article, we will explore the recommendations provided by the […]

23 Jan 2024

In the world of facility management, maintaining the optimal performance of air handler units is crucial. One key aspect that often gets overlooked is the cleanliness of cooling coils. Dirty cooling coils can lead to reduced efficiency, increased energy consumption, and compromised indoor air quality. In this article, we’ll explore three main ways cooling coils […]

16 Jan 2024

In the dynamic world of facility management, optimizing energy consumption is paramount for both environmental sustainability and cost-effectiveness. HVAC systems play a pivotal role in maintaining comfortable environments. However, their energy usage can vary significantly based on geographic locations in the United States. In this article, we delve into the nuances of HVAC energy consumption […]

In commercial and institutional facilities, the seamless operation of HVAC systems is pivotal for maintaining a comfortable and productive environment. WTI Pure Air has encountered a recurring issue that significantly influences system efficiency – obstructed HVAC coils. In this article, we will delve into the consequences of obstructed HVAC coils and present recommendations grounded in […]

In the world of HVAC systems, the chilled water coil plays a crucial role in maintaining efficient and reliable operation. Over time, however, these coils may exhibit signs of wear and tear, necessitating replacement for optimal performance. In this article, we will explore the criteria that qualify an evaporator coil for replacement. Finally, we will […]

HVAC Restoration saves $1 million dollars in capital budget at University of Texas, San Antonio with refurbishment of two air handler units (AHUs). Challenge: The University of Texas San Antonio (UTSA) faced ongoing maintenance issues with two large air handler units (AHUs): AHU 23 S-7 and AHU 24 S-8. After years of wear and tear, […]

In the realm of Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems, efficiency, reliability, and operational resilience are paramount. One innovative solution that addresses these concerns is the implementation of HVAC fan array redundancy. This cutting-edge approach revolutionizes traditional HVAC designs, offering a host of benefits that not only enhance facility operations but also contribute to […]

In institutional buildings, maintaining a healthy indoor environment is crucial for the well-being of occupants. One common component of HVAC systems, fiberglass duct board, has been widely used for its insulating properties. However, its composition raises concerns about potential health risks. In this article, we will delve into the risks associated with fiberglass duct board, […]

As the crisp autumn breeze ushers in a kaleidoscope of colors, it also brings with it a challenge for many individuals – allergies. For university students and staff, navigating through fall can be a sneeze-inducing endeavor. However, as an institutional facility manager, you have the power to create a healthier indoor environment and minimize autumn […]

In today’s world, ensuring the health and well-being of building occupants has become a top priority. One essential aspect of achieving this is maintaining optimal indoor air quality (IAQ) through clean and efficient ventilation systems. ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers) Standard 241, “Control of Infectious Aerosols“ establishes the minimum requirements […]