The recent major Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in New York City that sickened at least 127 people and killed 12 could have been prevented through regular cooling tower service and maintenance. But, it’s not just cooling towers that need to be maintained.
From building automation systems, chillers, compressors, temperature control valves, and more, here’s a look at some of the equipment commercial contractors working in this sector may want to consider.
In light of this year’s multiple Legionnares’ disease outbreaks, water management is essential
October 22, 2015
HC Info has announced a live 60-minute webcast, “Seven Keys for Success in Setting up a Water Management Program,” presented by Matt Freije, scheduled for Nov. 3, 2015 at 8 a.m. PST (11 a.m. EST). He will discuss seven crucial decisions for a successful program.
After closing, it will then acquire 100 percent of the business
August 27, 2015
Mitsubishi Electric Corp. has entered into an agreement to purchase from De’Longhi Industrial S.A. shares representing approximately 74.97 percent of the share capital of DeLclima S.p.A., an Italian company in the commercial air conditioning products business.
A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in New York City in the South Bronx has now sickened at least 127 people, and 12 people have died from the illness. Health officials said it’s the largest known outbreak in New York City.
Demonstration unit is being showcased until Aug. 22, 2015
August 17, 2015
Trane, a brand of Ingersoll Rand, is presenting an air-cooled demonstration chiller using the new next-generation, low-global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant DR-55 at the International Institute of Refrigeration’s (IIR’s) International Congress of Refrigeration.
Dolphin WaterCare will continue commercial operation as an independent entity
August 10, 2015
Clearwater Systems announced it has completed the sale of its Dolphin WaterCare business to Evapco Inc. Dolphin WaterCare provides an environmentally-friendly alternative to chemical water treatment for evaporative cooling and refrigeration systems.
A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in New York City in the South Bronx has now sickened at least 108 people and 10 people have died from the illness. Health officials said it is the largest known outbreak in New York City.
York YD model “C” dual compressor centrifugal chillers from Johnson Controls are now available with Optispeed variable-speed drives (VSD) and an expanded capacity range of 1,500–6,000 ton (5,300–21,000 kW).
The products are designed to provide both scale and corrosion control
August 3, 2015
U.S. Water has launched PhosZero™ with E-FeX™ Technology, a new sustainable chemistry for cooling tower water treatment. The company said the new technology provides a blend of ingredients that replaces the most common uses of phosphorus in cooling water applications.