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STAIRWELL AND ELEVATOR SHAFT PRESSURE TESTING.

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STAIRWELL AND ELEVATOR SHAFT PRESSURE TESTING.

FUTURE CONTROLS RECENTLY WAS INVOLVED IN TESTING AND BALANCING A NEWLY CONSTRUCTED TWENTY TWO STORY HOTEL WHICH WAS BUILT ON TOP OF A  EXISTING FIVE STORY STRUCTURE IN DOWNTOWN CHARLOTTE NC.

AS PART OF THE TEST AND BALANCE OF THE FACLITY, THE ELEVATOR SHAFTS AND THE STAIRWELLS WERE REQUIRE TO MEET THE COUNTY CODE PRESSURE REQUIREMENTS DURING A FIRE ALARM.

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HVAC – IMPORTANCE OF REGULAR MAINTENANCE

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It is very beneficial to maintain your air conditioning system.  It is much the same as maintaining a car in that you can pay now – or you can pay later.  Like a car, your system can break down at the most inopportune time such as in the middle of a hot summer night or a holiday when it is the most expensive time for a repair.

We recommend that inspections be performed at least twice a year. During this inspection ...

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Outside Air and (vs) Exhaust Air – An important relationship in the indoor building environment

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The correct outside-air airflow being brought into a building through the air conditioning systems and or a designated outside air conditioning unit is important for a couple reasons.

1. To maintain a healthier indoor environment by keeping the CO2 (carbon dioxide) levels lower in the building, which helps to reduces fatigue.

2. When outside-air airflow is set correctly in relation to the exhaust-air airflow in the building, it maintains a positive building pressure which in turn keeps contaminants and humidity (water vapor) ...

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