Posts by Controlled Air, Inc.

Rocky Hill Surgery Center

Rocky Hill Surgery Center Rigging Day

Controlled Air, Inc. was excited to work with AZ Corporation on the newest orthopedic surgery center in Rocky Hill, Connecticut with 7 operating rooms and 1 procedure room. This was a new build project that required strict standards to adhere to the ASHRAE requirements for any medical center, such as increased air change outs and…

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Fall Executive Energy Summit

The Executive Energy Summit is the second event this year which covers energy efficient technologies and their impact on your business environment. There will be multiple speakers including Vin Chiocchio, which will cover a variety of topics that will help you make informed decisions about upgrades to your building environment. The Executive Energy Summit is…

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Business Energy Saving Tips

Did you know that HVACR could account for 54% and lighting 10% of your buildings energy usage?  Those figures are significant when you consider office equipment only uses 3%.  In 2012 the Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey (year it was last performed) found that the total electricity consumption in commercial buildings has almost doubled since…

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Hartford Hospital Histology

For this project we needed to set up a new lab in an existing hospital space. There was a lot of intricacy, coordination and planning to work inside a functioning hospital that allowed for no downtime. The exhaust fan was 3 floors down and autopsy and tissue sampling was using the same system. Additionally the…

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Consequences of Ignoring HVAC Maintenance

Castle Rock Condominiums Roof Top Change Out

It is easy to ignore RTU’s when you can’t see them, especially if they aren’t making any noise, leaking or producing foul smells. But out of sight should not mean out of mind. RTU’s need regular system maintenance to function at peak efficiency. The roof exposes your unit to extreme weather. It is colder and/or…

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Backus Hospital Plainfield

Backus Hospital Plainfield

Backus Hospital in Plainfield is a two story medical facility that was completed in three parts.The first floor had exam rooms, pharmacy and a cytotoxic laboratory, which required HEPA filtration, strict pressure monitoring, alarming, custom displays and hood certification for bio hoods. The second floor has three operating rooms with specific humidification requirements. Additionally we…

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1010 Washington Blvd, Stamford Roof Top Unit Replacement

1010 Washington Blvd, Stamford RTU Replacement

We replaced a 105-ton RTU, reconnected controls and balanced the unit. Because of the size of the unit and the height of the building, the replacement was performed over the weekend and we had to close down a city block. See Our Entire Client Showcase Our Specialties Service & Maintenance Contracts Cogeneration & Microgrids Surgical…

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Geothermal, Ground Source Heat

Ground Source Heat Pumps

Ground source heat pump tax credits were recently reinstated for the current tax year through Jan. 1, 2022. The tax credit applies to residential and commercial installations of Ground Source Heat Pumps. Ground source heating is a renewable and reliable source of heat. The earth absorbs the suns energy and at a depth of 6…

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Christian Community Action New Haven

Christian Community Action Boiler Replacement

Christian Community Action, a non-profit located in New Haven, CT provides shelter for the homeless. They recently called for loss of heat. Upon inspection we determined that there were issues with their current boilers.  One boiler was dead the other one was acting up. After discussing options, including high efficiency versus standard efficiency, they decided…

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globele Executive Energy Summit

On January 25, 2018, Vin Chiocchio joined with globelé Energy for the Executive Energy Summit. In this three hour long event 4 speakers in the energy field spoke about a variety of topics to educate about energy efficiency for commercial buildings. The Executive Energy Summit was prepared especially for executive management professionals to assist in…

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