BEARING CURRENT PROBLEMS: CAUSES, SYMPTOMS & SOLUTIONS

Hydronic Systems Service is seeing an influx of declined warranty parts due to shaft current issues.  Most, if not all warranty plans do not cover against bearing damage from shaft motor current.  It is the customers responsibility to protect the motor bearings from this damage.  Rich Schiferl and Michael Melfi from Rockwell Automation covered some great points regarding bearing […]

By |June 3rd, 2015|Tools|

SPRING BOILER MAINTENANCE SAVES WINTER DOLLARS, ASSURES SAFETY

Undergoing repairs on a boiler can be as expensive as it is inconvenient. It is far better to monitor the boiler and perform regularly scheduled year round maintenance than it is to get caught spending money for costly repairs or inefficiencies that result in high energy bills during colder months.

Right now is the ideal time to […]

By |May 7th, 2015|Tools|

OVERLOOKED CODE REQUIREMENTS

When we saw this story about commonly overlooked code requirements in the HVAC industry, we felt we had a responsibility to pass it along to our friends in the Hydronic Systems family because safety is our number one priority.

The article covers safety codes that are often overlooked according to the author and includes topics such […]

By |February 5th, 2015|Tools|

PROPOSED ASHRAE STANDARD COULD BE GAME CHANGER FOR FACILITY OWNERS

ASHRAE is working to create a standard that would help prevent the growth of the Legionella bacteria responsible for infecting an estimated 10,000 to 18,000 people in the U.S. each year. According to Legionella.org, Legionnaires’ disease is a severe, often lethal, form of pneumonia caused by the bacterium Legionella pneumophila and is found in both […]

By |January 7th, 2015|Product, Tools|

CONVERSION FACTORS

The purpose of this page is to help you by keeping some of the most important conversion factors ready and available for your convenience.   Let us know if you would like to see any of your favorite conversions added to the list.

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Formulas

By |September 23rd, 2014|Tools|