Flow Tech Tours Jackson Laboratory

Research buildings have airflow rate demands to keep building occupants safe. Higher airflow means more energy. Flow Tech is well-equipped to help provide energy-saving solutions for these high demand applications, and did just that for The Jackson Laboratory in Farmington, CT. We were heavily involved all throughout the construction process and were lucky enough to see the fruits of our labor last week. In today’s post we’re going to walk you through what we learned on our tour of Jackson Laboratory!…

White Paper: Controlling Wrap-Around Heat Pipes for Systems with Strict Space Humidity Requirements

Today’s post was written by one of Flow Tech’s Sales Engineers, Michael O. Davis, P.E. In this white paper you’ll learn about controlling wrap-around heat pipes for systems with strict space humidity requirements. It provides a brief background on heat pipes, presents the current challenges when dealing with humidity in HVAC applications and focuses on how to best combat any issues. Six scenarios are discussed and illustrated through psychrometic charts…

July 2015 Employee Feature: Sebastian Olechowski – Our Outstanding 2015 Summer Intern

Every summer for the past 6 years, we have run a summer internship program. Each year we’ve searched for not only the brightest students pursuing an electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or business/sales degree, but we’ve searched for students with the right personality and drive needed in a technical sales position. This year we were fortunate to find two outstanding students to bring on as our 2015 summer interns; Evan Benoit, an incoming University of Massachusetts, Amherst senior and Sebastian Olechowski, an incoming University of Hartford senior. Evan actually started with us during his winter break several months back, as our first ever winter intern, but Sebastian is brand new to us and we couldn’t be happier! Get to know Sebastian in today’s post…

Flow Tech Supports Local Trade School with VFD Donation

Springfield Technical Community College is the only school in the region offering a HVAC BMS Controls program which is an extremely important curriculum to those pursuing a career in heating, ventilation and cooling. Today’s blog post explains how Flow Tech was able to help students better their education through that act of a product donation…

2015 CT ASHRAE Annual Golf Outing Recap

Last month the Connecticut Chapter of AsHRAE hosted it’s annual golf outing. This year’s outing was held on May 22, 2015. Initially the committee was slightly worried about competing with the Memorial Day holiday weekend, but it ended up working out in the chapter’s favor. The event was hosted at Tower Ridge Country Club in Simsbury, CT from 10 AM to 6 PM. Almost 100 people participated on that beautiful, but blustery Spring day. Participants could sign up as a single player, or as a foursome for the scramble-style tournament. Players got to take advantage of an open grill for lunch, as well as, an open cart for beverages.

Zero Net Energy Without Adding Zeroes to Cost

Zero Net Energy Without Adding Zeroes to Cost A Zero Net Energy (ZNE) academic lab-science building is without precedent in the Northeast, but in 2016 Bristol Community College will lead the way in achieving this feat with the completed construction of its John J. Sbrega Health and Science Building, designed by Sasaki Associates. Achieving ZNE […]