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The Construction Workers’ Guide to Staying Warm on the Job Site

The Construction Workers’ Guide to Staying Warm on the Job Site

Working outside during the winter can leave construction workers susceptible to hypothermia, frostbite or trench foot, a decaying of the feet due to prolonged cold and wet conditions. In extreme cases, workers without proper personal protection equipment can also suffer shock that could even lead to death. Not only do workers need to stay warm […]

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INCREASING SUSTAINABILITY IN YOUR FACILITY’S WATER SYSTEM

INCREASING SUSTAINABILITY IN YOUR FACILITY’S WATER SYSTEM

By: Dan Inman, Sales Manager for RK Water The water treatment industry is evolving to reduce the use of chemical treatments and eliminate some products that are no longer viable given today’s environmental legislation as well as corporate sustainability initiatives. Facilities, as well as Facility Operators, need solutions to keep up with the times. As […]

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Are Your Cooling Towers Prepared to Fight Legionella?

Are Your Cooling Towers Prepared to Fight Legionella?

By: Dan Inman, Sales Manager for RK Water The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported that Legionnaires’ disease nearly quadrupled in the United States from 2000 to 2015, and most cases could have been prevented with water treatment solutions to prohibit legionella bacterial growth in water. From 2000 through 2014, legionellosis increased nearly fourfold, […]

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Cooling Tower Spring Start-up Preventive Maintenance Tips

By: Dan Inman, Sales Manager for RK Water In the colder parts of the US during spring, evaporative cooling systems begin the process of starting up, often after remaining idle for the winter months. When cooling systems have been dormant for months, there is a good chance that high amounts of bacteria may be present. This […]

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ASHRAE 188: Cleaning up the water treatment standard for legionella

Silver Bullet® has the Association of Water Technologies (AWT) community talking about its Advanced Oxidation Process (AOP), giving it credibility as an effective biocide by controlling bacteria in a free-floating state. This news comes at a critical time as the outbreak of legionella in New York City and the release of the American Society of Heating, […]

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Silver Bullet Water System Float Valve Designs

Silver Bullet Water System Float Valve Designs

All cooling towers need some type of make-up valve to replenish water lost to evaporation and blow down. Three basic types are available: -Mechanical -Electric and, -Hydraulic Mechanical valves typically come as standard from the major tower manufacturers and are the most common. They consist of a valve, float arm and float ball. The float […]

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