Quotes from Steril-Aire’s President Robert Scheir

Even well-run buildings can experience episodes of poor indoor air quality that can significantly influence rates of respiratory disease, allergy and asthma symptoms and sick building symptoms.“ “According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 30% of all commercial buildings have significant IAQ problems and ventilation systems are implicated in the spread of infection and […]

New poll finds engineering is still considered a ‘male’ profession

New poll finds engineering is still considered a ‘male’ profession A new survey by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers has found that the majority of the public still consider engineering as a ‘male’ profession. Hopefully with the appointment of the Institution’s new President Group Captain Mark Hunt, who has vowed to encourage greater diversity during his […]

Project Summary − Hartford Hospital, Bliss Building AHU Installation

Monday’s blog post highlighted one of our Air Enterprises SiteBilt® case studies featuring a completed custom air-handling unit (AHU) project at 920 Broad Street in Hartford, CT. The project was a success and all parties involved are very happy with the outcome and the efficiency of the new unit. Today we thought you’d enjoy learning […]

SiteBilt™ at 920 Broad Street − Building Custom Air-handling Units Onsite

A new construction project is always an exciting thing. Involvement from the beginning is crucial, especially when there’s potential to bid for multiple product lines. Today’s post isn’t about working on a new project however, instead we’re going to discuss replacement and retrofit projects. When the average person hears “construction” they automatically think of big, […]

M.K. Plastics’ Plastifer® K-Kore® Axijet® Exceeds Air Leakage Requirements

  Founded in 1963, MK Plastics is a global leader in the production of corrosion resistant industrial and commercial blowers, fans and ventilation systems. Patented in several countries, their products are AMCA Certified for Air and Sound Performance. Speaking of patents, M.K. Plastics has another in the works for the construction of their K-Kore® plenums… […]

Meet Flow Tech’s New Recruits Part 1 – David Drakes

Here at Flow Tech we have a very family-oriented culture.  Not only do we respect our employees’ personal lives, but we like to operate as a pseudo-family ourselves. So it only makes sense that we embrace the two newest members of the Flow Tech family– our interns! Fortunately our business is growing and our outside […]

PNNL: News – Electricity use slashed with efficiency controls for heating, cooling

PNNL: News – Electricity use slashed with efficiency controls for heating, cooling Flow Tech, Inc. has been a long-time proponent and provider of sophisticated controls for HVAC applications.  This article discusses the energy savings and return on investment commercial building owners can achieve by investing in advanced air-handling units or upgrading their current models with […]

ABB Helps Unite the World of Water!

Established in 1881, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) is the largest nonprofit, scientific and educational association dedicated to managing and treating water, the world’s most valuable resource.  With approximately 50,000 members, AWWA provides solutions to improve public health, protect the environment, strengthen the economy and enhance our quality of life. In a little less […]

Air quality on campus

Air quality on campus Students that have had a class in Stauffer science hall in the past couple of years might have seen a classroom with ceiling tiles missing. Once a major problem for Washburn facilities was the cooling system would cause condensation to build up and leak through the ceiling, sometimes into the classroom. […]