vacuum duct cleaning Articles

  • Clearing the air on “free Air CFM” - Specs for portable duct cleaning vacuums

    Many times when researching equipment for duct cleaning vacuums you will find manufacturers posting the CFM suction ratings on their vacuums as “Free Air” or “bench Test”. The Free air test is the rating on the impeller wheel of the vacuum, simply put it is the maximum amount of airflow the impeller can produce with out any restriction. It seems as though many ...


    By Hypervac Technologies

  • Winning strategies for commercial air duct cleaning

    Commercial air duct cleaning is different than residential air duct cleaning. The work hours are different; the HVAC systems are larger and more complex.  You’ll need more types of cleaning tools, more financial resources, more knowledge and more connections!  The challenges are many but the rewards are great - if you’re successful!  What do you need to do to be ...


    By Vac Systems

  • Selecting the right air duct cleaning tools for the job!

    Part 1 – Cleaning Tools for Residential/Light Commercial Projects Residential air duct cleaning contractors face the challenge of cleaning a wide variety of ducts; sheet metal, flex duct, ductboard, internally lined ductwork, etc. Unfortunately with this many different types of ductwork there is no one magic cleaning tool that can clean every type and size of duct.  Selecting ...


    By Vac Systems

  • Selecting the Right Air Duct Cleaning Tool for the Job Part 2 - Cleaning Tools for Commercial/Industrial Projects

    Commercial air duct cleaning is different than residential air duct cleaning and presents a different set of challenges. The HVAC systems are bigger and more complex. This complexity requires even more tools and equipment. Like residential, there is no one magic commercial cleaning tool. Like residential, selecting the right cleaning tool is important because 95% of the cost of air duct cleaning ...


    By Vac Systems

  • Maintenance To-Do: Coil Cleaning

    A coil-cleaning program should be an integral part of maintaining some kinds of process cooling equipment. Most people think of coil cleaning as a building or facility prepares to turn on the air-conditioners for another season. Admittedly, spring is a perfect time to put such cleaning and maintenance at the top of the to-do list. Condenser and evaporator coils are an integral part of HVAC ...


    By Evapco Inc.

  • How a HEPA Filter Makes the Best Steam Cleaner Even Better

    When looking for the best steam cleaner for hospitals, hotels, and other commercial areas, it’s important to look for units that have vacuum extraction capabilities as well. Ordinary steam cleaning units can soften and dissolve a range of tough deposits and stains. But it’s up to the user to manually wipe up the slurry that is left behind. This can be a relatively easy task when ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Inland oil spill clean up case study

    Introduction The essential strategy for inland spill clean up techniques should be containment, recovery and temporary storage. Secondary needs will include transportation and possible disposal - or recycling. It is important to discover the source of the spill which might not be straight forward. A steady slow seepage from a leaking disused oil storage tank may be very difficult ...

  • What Type of Vacuum Collection System is right for you?

    There is a wide selection of vacuum collection systems that you can choose from. This decision is important because the vacuum collection system you select has a big impact on: What types of residential and commercial buildings you can or cannot clean. Your air duct cleaning process. Your operating cost. Your productivity. Any of these systems can ...


    By Vac Systems

  • How can I make my lab greener? 5 tips to reduce your lab’s carbon footprint

    Many laboratories want to make their operation more environmentally friendly and reduce their carbon footprint. The 5 steps below are a good starting point for simple changes to get closer to being a green lab We’ve been reading the great tips and ideas on mygreenlab.org to reduce the carbon footprint of your lab. Why not try these simple changes to ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Magstream-p - case studies

    HDL Magnetic scale preventers enhance quality and cut costs at jaguar Installed HDL unit in phosphate spray pipework in Dec 1988 Before     2x 2000 gals tankers removed sludge every six weeks Now     One tanker every 12 weeks is more than enough Before     Jets blocked Now     jets stay clean ...

  • Prevent hospital acquired infections during construction projects

    The issue of hospital acquired infections is a serious problem. According to several sources, three to four million hospital-acquired infections occur annually, with up to 80,000 fatalities. The costs of these infections are estimated to be between $4 billion and $5 billion per year (Air-Treatment Systems for Controlling Hospital acquired Infections, HPAC Engineering, April 2, 2008).Healthcare ...

  • Mishandling of Hazardous Materials & Contaminants, Asbestos, Lead, Mould & Fungus, PCB`S

    Untitled Document Everyday in Canada and the United States Hazardous Materials are being removed improperly contaminating the buildings we occupy. The hazardous materials including ...

  • Sick-building syndrome and building-related illness

    Significant health problems linked to very poor indoor air qualityIndoor Air Quality (IAQ) deals with the content of interior air that could affect health and comfort of building occupants. The IAQ may be compromised by microbial contaminants (mold, bacteria), chemicals (such as carbon monoxide, radon), allergens, or any mass or energy stressor are more prevalent than anyone could have predicted. ...

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