08 Apr 2024

Hospital air handler restoration saves capital budgets for Tampa Bay healthcare facility! This project profile examines how HVAC restoration saves time, money and energy compared to replacing aging equipment. Let’s jump in! The Challenge: A large suburban hospital located in Tampa Bay with a 479-bed facility offers comprehensive healthcare services for the region. Recently, SiteLogIQ […]

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 ever-evolving world of cleanliness and hygiene, finding effective methods to ensure thorough disinfection is paramount. One such method that has gained prominence across various industries is high temperature steam cleaning. This innovative approach combines the power of steam with elevated temperatures to create an environment that is hostile to pathogens, allergens, and contaminants. […]

In today’s rapidly evolving world, energy efficiency has become a paramount concern for commercial and institutional buildings. As we strive to reduce our carbon footprint and minimize energy consumption, one often overlooked yet highly effective method is steam coil cleaning. Coil cleaning improves energy efficiency in various HVAC systems, including air handler units, chilled water […]

It is crucially important to understand the basic air handler unit anatomy of a chilled water HVAC system. This knowledge successfully steers the cleaning and maintenance for each section of the AHU. It also provides visibility to its respective impact on system performance, indoor air quality, and energy efficiency. ASHRAE Standard 62.1 Section 8 gives […]

03 Apr 2023

  This is a very basic overview of a chilled water HVAC system for people in other parts of a facility management program including purchasing, administration and even non-mechanical executives. A commercial chilled water HVAC system is a type of air conditioning system that works by circulating cold water through plumbing and mechanical equipment to […]

23 Jan 2023

Fouling of evaporator coils occurs for several reasons. Facilities managers, concerned about providing a safe and productive work environment, prevent this through routine HVAC maintenance. For example, air filter replacements and coil cleanings help the system circulate clean air. Before we address the solutions, let’s explore some of the reasons for fouled HVAC coils.  Filter […]

Operating costs remain a concern for facilities managers and energy use is chief among them. However, maintaining HVAC systems is a way to improve the energy efficiency of buildings. To put it simply, clean coils save energy and money. Coil cleaning saves money on more than energy bills. It leads to fewer repair calls and […]