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Archive for the ‘Mechanical’ Category

The Cost of Building Neglect

Commercial building maintenance is an ongoing task. It may seem like a chore, but problems do not go away on their own. In fact, these issues will most likely worsen over time. Regular building maintenance and inspections enhance the performance of mechanical systems, minimize downtime, and reduce costs.

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Tags: Building Services, HVAC, Mechanical, Plumbing

PUMPS – Routine and Preventive Maintenance

Pumps come in all shapes and sizes, move anything from water, waste, fuels and many other liquids. Pumps and their components are one of the main arteries of most commercial and industrial facilities. Sure, pumps in any capacity are looked at every day, but are you sure they are working properly? The pressure gauge shows that the pump is working, but are you sure the gauge is working?  (more…)

Tags: Mechanical, Plumbing

ASHRAE 170 Pressure Room Pressurization

Certain rooms in a healthcare building should be correctly pressurized with respect to surrounding areas. If rooms are not properly pressurized, an imbalance may exist between the supply and exhaust rates for the room. The following are examples of positively pressurized rooms:

  • Operating Rooms
  • Delivery Rooms
  • Trauma Rooms
  • Laser Eye Rooms
  • Pharmacy
  • Surgical Supply Clean Workrooms and Sterile Storage

 

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Tags: Healthcare, Mechanical