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Hypochlorous Acid

An ideal disinfectant and sanitizer must be nontoxic to surface contact, noncorrosive, effective in various forms, and relatively inexpensive. HOCl may be the disinfectant of choice for coronaviruses in an office.

No Air Handler Job Too Difficult

With the need of increased air flow and make up air, sometimes it takes slight modifications that are difficult in certain applications. Our crew has both the experience and knowledge to perform these projects.  Some of these modifications are necessary in school staffing offices and other critical areas.

INTERNAL AIR HANDLER BACTERIAL CONTROL

Once the air reaches the filters carrying bacteria, the UV/LED lamps will assure that the bacteria is eliminated at the filter which would solve two problems. One: not allowing bacteria to continue within the system Two: ability for the service tech to remove filters that are now sterilized. The combination of increasing the filter Merv […]

How many microns in size is the COVID-19 virus?

The COVID-19 virus is approximately 0.125 Micron or 125 nanometers in diameter. (Source: National Library of Medicine) However, it often travels in biological aerosols from coughing and sneezing which range in size from 0.5-3 Micron. Face Masks of the HVAC realm are the “new normal”.  The fact that viruses can be airborne, higher MERV filters […]

Sharp Cooling Tower Cleaning

Normally we clean Cooling Towers during low ambient conditions in the fall and spring time.  As soon as this project was approved, our Team was able to start Cooling Tower Cleaning during the first 2020 heat wave in SoCal. This required precise execution with the Hospital engineering staff and our Technician staff to keep Central Plant Chillers online […]