Time for Cooling Season PM

Summer cooling season is fast approaching, time to perform the necessary preventive maintenance to prepare for the upcoming months. Clean systems that run efficiently offer the best way to save energy dollars and reduce your carbon footprint. One of the most basic but important PM tasks for the season is cleaning cooling and heating coils. Chilled water systems should be flushed and cleaned as well. Check and adjust programming on air handling unit economizers, which often don’t function properly and cannot take advantage of cool nighttime air for free cooling. Plumbing and heating issues that occurred over the winter, such as frozen lines or insufficient heat, should be addressed now. If eq

Freezing Temps, Frozen Pipes Trigger Plumbing Emergency

In the midst of January’s two-week arctic blast, when temperatures remained in the single digits during the day and dipped below zero at night, PJM received a plumbing service call from a large insurance complex that found itself without water. What was first thought to be a fairly straightforward frozen domestic water line repair quickly became an all-hands-on-deck situation for PJM when sanitary and condensate lines in a utility tunnel and areaway were found to have frozen and burst in multiple places, as well. The area was immediately sealed off with plastic sheeting and temporary heaters were brought in thaw the pipes. While PJM plumbers tended to the frozen lines, two HVAC service techs

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