Cooling Towers News

  • Hot weather on its way - Check the condition of your cooling tower

    The approach of summer is a good time to check the performance and, more importantly, the physical condition of your cooling towers. After all, it’s easier to repair a tower when weather conditions don’t put a strain on its cooling capacity. A cooling tower passes air over tiny droplets or the exposed surface of a water film. In both cases, a small amount of water is vaporized, ...


    By Evapco Inc.

  • Understanding wet bulb temperatures and how it affects cooling tower performance

    A cooling tower primarily uses latent heat of vaporization (evaporation) to cool process water. Minor additional cooling is provided by the air because of its temperature increase. Cooling tower selection and performance is based on water flow rate, water inlet temperature, water outlet temperature and ambient wet bulb temperature. Ambient wet bulb temperature and its affect on performance is the ...


    By Delta Cooling Towers, Inc

  • Our commitment to the environment on Earth Day and every day

    At EVAPCO, we understand the importance for environmental protection and are committed to carrying out that belief. EVAPCO is proud to manufacture a wide range of environmentally sustainable products that serve both our clients and the earth. We’re helping to conserve water with our eco-Closed Circuit Coolers, eliminating the use chemicals in water treatment with our Pulse~Pure non-chemical ...


    By Evapco Inc.

  • Spring start-up tips for your unit

    Now that spring has sprung, it's time to prepare for the cooling season to ensure you have optimum performance, reduced operating costs, no unscheduled equipment down time and no costly or aggravating emergency repairs. Check out these spring start-up ...


    By Evapco Inc.

  • Voltea Releases CapDI for Cooling Towers Case Study

    Voltea, the world’s leader in Membrane-Capacitive Deionization (CapDI©), for salt-free and chemical-free water softening and desalination, has created a case study based on our CapDI installation at Republic Steel in Lorain, OH. This case study focuses on how our CapDI technology works in the cooling tower application, and specifically for Republic Steel using raw river water from ...


    By Voltea B.V.

  • Cooling Towers & Legionnaires Disease

    The largest outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in New York City history was traced to a cooling tower at a Bronx hotel in 2015. Over 120 people were infected and 12 of them died causing health officials to establish regulations for ongoing Legionella control measures. In March of 2016 in Sydney, Australia, 12 cooling towers tested positive for Legionella levels above the regulatory ...


    By Delta Cooling Towers, Inc

  • Delta to Reveal Anti-Microbial Cooling Tower at AHR Expo

    The risk of propagation of deadly cooling tower-borne pathogens, such as Legionnaire’s Disease, can be minimized through the use of towers made of anti-microbial HDPE. Delta Cooling Towers will display the World’s first anti-microbial cooling tower at this month’s AHR Expo in Las Vegas (Booth #N7406). Legionella, the bacteria that causes potentially fatal ...


    By Delta Cooling Towers, Inc

  • Is Legionella Lurking in Hot Tubs and Other Water Sources in Puerto Rico?

    Legionellais a type of bacteria that are found naturally in the environment, especially in warm water, that can cause a life-threatening form of pneumonia known as Legionnaires’ disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that between 8,000 and 18,000 people are hospitalized with Legionnaires’ disease each year in the United States.   People get ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Eco-Cooler Article Published in HPAC Engineering

    Overhaul of WSHP System Improves Energy Performance, Reduces Water Use New cooling towers yield yearly savings of $34,000 At 615 Chestnut St. in Philadelphia, a 17-story, 380-000-sq-ft building housing private firms and government agencies, a restaurant, and a parking garage, the original water-source-heat-pump system generally functioned as originally intended, but a steady ...


    By Evapco Inc.

  • Happy Holidays From WaterSignal

    It’s a wonderful time of the year to spend with loved ones and think about all the things we are thankful for. We would like to thank our partners, family and friends for your support and trust in our services as we look forward to another great year. Happy holidays! – The WaterSignal Team As you prepare to host family and friends, save water and money with these water ...


    By WaterSignal

  • Podcast: How Chemical Descalers Clean and Maintain Boilers, Chillers and Cooling Towers

    In this “Just Venting Podcast,” Ray Field, the Director of Goodway Liquid Solutions, discusses the physical and financial impact of scale build-up on boilers, chillers and cooling towers. Ray also provides tips on how to avoid expensive repairs, improve energy efficiency and decrease electrical costs by implementing an effective maintenance plan. ...

  • Bleeding Money in Plain Sight

    Chillers represent over 15% of a typical building’s energy use, but chiller efficiency is curiously often ignored as an opportunity to improve efficiency—pouring money down the drain via undetected fouling-related inefficiency. Manual cleaning of chiller tubes has represented the status quo for decades for chiller maintenance, even though our modern ...


    By Innovas Technologies LLC

  • New York building owners use Raphael to stay in compliance

    Recent outbreaks and the prevalence of Legionella bacteria in cooling towers has led the New York State (NYS) Department of Health to enact emergency regulations for all cooling tower owners statewide. These new regulations have established critical deadlines and guidance to protect the public from further exposure to the bacteria. If you own or operate a cooling tower in New York City, ...


    By Sper Scientific

  • First Evapcold Units Successfully Installed in Utah

    Since its founding in 1901, The Western Gateway Storage Company in Ogden, Utah, has provided innovative cold storage solutions to Utah and the surrounding states while growing and expanding as a company, priding themselves on their modern facilities and commitment to customer satisfaction. Western Gateway’s commitment to keep their customers’ inventories, safe, clean, and cold, while ...


    By Evapco Inc.

  • Delta Unveils World’s First Anti-Microbial Cooling Tower

    The risk of propagation of deadly cooling tower-borne pathogens, such as Legionnaire’s Disease, can be minimized through the use of towers made of anti-microbial HDPE. Legionella, the bacteria that causes potentially fatal Legionnaire’s Disease, and other strains of deadly pathogens that are hosted by some cooling towers, have been substantially reduced by the development of a unique ...


    By Delta Cooling Towers, Inc

  • Lets Talks Legionella With Ray Field Director Of Liquid Solutions

    ASHRAE Standard 188-2015 has everyone in the industry raising the subject on the most effective way to manage Legionella, including more comprehensive cooling tower maintenance strategies and how these can promote better IAQ. This September 12th – 14th, at the upcoming ...

  • The Durability of Delta Cooling Towers

    Technology continues to change the world every single day. Some products and industries are becoming obsolete because of the invention of their technological counterparts. Some products and industries, however, continue to thrive without all this new technology. Cooling towers were created to recycle and reuse over 98% of water. No matter how far technology has come or how far it will go in the ...


    By Delta Cooling Towers, Inc

  • 2016 Dealer Design Award Winner - The TFC 200

    When our customers told us they needed an effective solution for removing scale that was safer than dumping acid into cooling tower water, we were all ears. Shortly after, we introduced the TFC-200 Cooling Tower Fill Cleaner as a solution and 13 categories, 20 contractor reviews and 88 entries ...

  • WaterSignal Promotes Caleb LaPointe to Marketing Director

    WaterSignal, LLC, a real time water monitoring company, today announced the promotion of Caleb LaPointe to Marketing Director. His primary responsibility will be to head up marketing for WaterSignal products in the commercial and multifamily industries. “Caleb has been a key part of our success, and we are thrilled to see him return to fill this important position,” said John ...


    By WaterSignal

  • Preventing another Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak in New York

    Just last year, the worst outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in New York's history claimed a number of lives and infected over 100 people. The outbreak was associated with contaminated cooling towers and resulted in new statewide regulations.  Cooling towers use water to regulate heat exchange throughout the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system (HVAC). During the cooling ...


    By VOETS, LLC

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