Blog Posts

December 13, 2017

Using a Thermal Imager to Its Utmost Capabilities

Much of the thermography done in petrochemical plants and refineries is done by thermal imager. This is the most effective way to find problem areas, such […]
December 11, 2017

Paper-Based vs. Paperless Calibration Systems

For years, calibration has been done according to a paper-based system. This doesn’t require an IT overlay to arrange, or the extra training that a more […]
December 8, 2017

Understanding the Flammable Triangle and Flammability Limits

What exactly is “the flammable triangle?” The term is a nickname for flammability diagrams that refer to the composition of gas in the air of an […]
December 6, 2017
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Understanding How an Oxygen Analyzer Works and Can Save Your Life

An oxygen analyzer measures the para-magnetism of air. Para-magnetism is a form of magnetism in which material is attracted to a magnetic field and forms induced […]
December 4, 2017
Oxygen Sensors

How Oxygen Sensors Contribute to Our Safety

Oxygen sensors were first created in the late 1960s. Dr. Gunter Bauman developed them using a ceramic made from zirconium dioxide. The crystalline white compound was […]
December 1, 2017

The Benefits and Process of Calibrating Your Instruments

Calibrating equipment properly is important in order to make sure you’re in compliance with health & safety requirements made at the federal and provincial/state level. If […]
November 29, 2017

Thermostat vs. Hygrostat Based Approaches to Monitoring Condensation in Electrics

Condensation is one of the more overlooked factors in electrical component failure. Condensation can build in electrical enclosures, thus shortening the lifespan of components and causing […]
November 27, 2017

7 Tips to Keep Your Greenhouse Warm (and Cut Energy Costs) in Fall & Winter

How can you most effectively monitor and regulate the temperature in a greenhouse when it’s cold out? Heaters are the most important part, but they alone […]
November 24, 2017

HVAC News: Thermal Energy Storage Enticing Bigger Market Percentage

Any industry worth 3.76 billion dollars is one worth paying attention to, but when you learn that the industry is expected to grow to a whopping […]
November 22, 2017

Museum Gets Much Needed HVAC Upgrade

Most facilities will rely heavily on HVAC, whether for the comfort of those living and working in the space, or because of the goods stored within […]
November 20, 2017

HVAC News: Solar Market Soars

This is the age of alternative energy.   At least, that is what many hope that it might be referred to in the future.  There have been […]
November 17, 2017

Some Happy News at Last

Read through the headlines related to water pumps and you will see a lot of them filled with stories of emergencies and tragedies.  Most stories, in […]
November 15, 2017

Contending with A/C Arguments

We recently read a very interesting article that addressed the dividing nature of air conditioning.  It may sound like a silly sort of topic for a […]
November 13, 2017

Senior Living Center Gets New HVAC System, Could Save Lives

Have you ever noticed that a whole group of family members and friends can be gathered together, and all will be in cool, summery clothing, except […]
November 10, 2017

Why Computer Hackers are Looking Closely at HVAC

It seems likely that contractors and building maintenance teams will soon be looking to SRP Controls for more than thermostats and pressure sensors in the near […]
November 8, 2017

School Seeks $1m for HVAC Replacement

On numerous occasions, on this blog, we have discussed an issue that is plaguing the school districts in this country.  A large number of the building […]
November 6, 2017

Cooler Temperatures a Concern for Library with HVAC Troubles

There is certainly a lot of frustration that arises from missed deadlines.  This is especially true when the deadline coincides with the start of a particular […]
November 3, 2017

Water Pumps v. Hurricane Irma

Water pumps are extremely valuable and downright essential in flood conditions.  Coastal cities are generally well-equipped with multiple pumping stations outfitted with the best sensors and […]