Posts Tagged ‘HVAC’

River Road, Shelton

The River Road project is a new construction office complex. They wanted to provide comfort, efficiency and temperature management to all office locations. It was a custom design build project in which Controlled Air, Inc. performed all calculations and engineering required. We installed a VRF system  with variable speed  compressors for heating and cooling on…

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Vin Chiocchio Speaking at the Executive Energy Summit, September 2018

In this video our president, Vin Chiocchio spoke at the Executive Energy Summit about energy efficient equipment, energy modeling and ways to finance upgrades . He spoke along side Elena Cahil, President of Globele and Alex Discepolo of Globele Advisors. This is the second executive energy summit held, with the information being updated based on…

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The Importance of High Efficiency Boiler Maintenance

Even new high efficiency boilers need maintenance. Many would think that if you have brand new equipment that you have a few years to wait until maintenance is required. Unfortunately, that is not the case, especially with high efficiency boilers. Here is an example: Last winter we received a call for service due to no…

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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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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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Preparing For Storm Season

Hurricane Straps/Clips Hurricane straps are designed to secure a rooftop unit to a roof curb. By doing this, the rooftop unit is more likely to withstand high wind gusts, thereby reducing the chance of the unit separating from the roof curb and causing damage to other equipment, people or the building itself.   The strap/clip…

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University of Bridgeport, Bates Hall VRF System

We planned, designed, managed and installed one complete Lennox VRF system at Bates Hall, a historically recognized building on the campus of University of Bridgeport. This system was chosen due to the lack of space provided and the exceptional zoning capabilities it provides the customer. This system has the ability to heat and cool at the…

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Ice Dams

Ice Dams

What is an Ice Dam? An ice dam is a hump of ice that forms at the edge of the roof. Ice dams form when a home’s escaping heat warms the roof and melts the underside of the snow layer on the roof. Water trickles down the roof until it reaches the cold at the edge of…

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Leasing HVAC Equipment

Sometimes HVAC equipment breaks down at the least opportune times. It is never a good time to have your heating or air conditioning equipment fail, but there are some opportunities out there that can help make new equipment affordable. First of all, if you are upgrading from older inefficient equipment there are rebates and incentives…

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Remember to Change Your Air Filters

Remember to Change Your Air Filters Air filters within your heating and air conditioning system are easy to forget; you don’t see them, and there are no warnings when they are dirty, but they are important for the life of your equipment and the comfort of employees. Filters that are not changed regularly enough will…

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