Blog Posts

May 19, 2016

Controlling Submersible Water Pumps

The invention of the submersible water pump was likely one of the most important, though classically overlooked, discoveries made by mankind.  The ability to move water […]
May 18, 2016

Another Municipality Feels the Effects of Failed Water Pump

According to some reports, flooding in some areas of the country, recently, caused up to two feet of water in homes.  Immediately after the water receded, […]
May 17, 2016

The Truth of Upgraded HVAC Systems in American Schools

We recently read an article about the aging HVAC systems that exist in most schools around the country.  The author talked about how some children are […]
May 12, 2016

New Pumping Station Will Save 2 Districts Money

A new pump station is now operating after several months of work, and an initial investment of more than $2 million.  Yet, the time and money […]
May 11, 2016

County Jail Prepared to Take on Two Million Dollar HVAC Project

The estimated cost of the job ahead is nearly two million dollars, for a HVAC overhaul in a county jail.  This decision comes after problems were […]
May 10, 2016

HVAC Controls and the Smart Home Movement

In an article that we were recently reading, which centered around the “smart home” movement, there was mention of the fact that HVAC contractors are among […]
May 5, 2016

New Systems Mean New Controls, and Improved Efficiency

Antiquated HVAC systems can be damaging in numerous ways.  Newer systems are more efficient – making them better for the environment and for the wallet.  Older […]
May 4, 2016

New Technology Makes HVAC Safer and Easier to Maintain

There are many ways that technology is making HVAC systems easier to clean, to manage, and to maintain.  In a recent article in Gizmag, a new […]
May 3, 2016

Boiler Explosion Causes Evacuation

A business was evacuated in emergency fashion after a boiler exploded, blowing a hole in the side of the building.  The company was a developer of […]
April 28, 2016

Money Matters: Measurement for Custody Transfer

Purchasing natural gas or oil requires accurate readings of product volume at the point of custody transfer, which is the location where natural gas or oil […]
April 27, 2016

Consider Adding One of These Optris Instruments To Your Toolbox Now

Infrared thermometers have many practical applications. They are ideal for spot temperature measurements or for situations where temperature measurements cannot be taken with traditional contact thermometers. […]
April 26, 2016

3 Reasons to Use Our Calibration and Repair Services Now

Like other equipment, measuring instruments suffer wear and tear. Parts may break, or the readings may not be as accurate as they used to be. You […]
April 21, 2016

Smart Buildings Changing the HVAC Market

Today, the average building can attribute 40% of utility costs to heating and cooling systems.  Improving these systems, and creating the most energy efficient alternatives, is […]
April 20, 2016

Understanding the HVAC Controls Market Projections

Not long ago, we wrote about the expected growth for the controls industry.  Experts are predicting that the HVAC Controls market will see a definite surge […]
April 19, 2016

In Honor of World Water Day

Just a short while ago, the internet turned the term “World Water Day” into a viral concept.  The hashtag #WorldWaterDay was quickly a trend on Twitter […]
April 14, 2016

Waste Water Transfer Station a Major Danger and In Need of Repair

In another city, in the Northwestern portion of the country, it is a waste water plant that is undergoing serious evaluation.  It may be necessary to […]
April 13, 2016

A New Pumping Station Means Better Technology

The project could cost the city more than seventeen million dollars, but many of those in charge of making the decision are in favor of an […]
April 12, 2016

Should You Turn Your Boiler Off During the Day?

We recently came across a reader question in a common publication, which asked the question of whether or not it was wise to turn a residential […]