Tech Tip Tuesday – Getting the most from an Energy Assessment

First, define the scope. This depends on why you need an energy assessment. Meeting a legal or regulatory requirement Identifying cost-saving opportunities Informing future analytical work Making a go/no-go decision Hudson’s Global Energy Services staff are EXPERTS in conducting energy … Read More

Tech Tip Tuesday – Why do oil and wear testing?

Identify contaminants and abnormal wear conditions which may become significant enough to adversely affect component life Determine lubricant physical/chemical condition and wear condition of oil-wetted elements Want to find out more about Fault Detection & Diagnostics (FD&D) for your chiller … Read More

Tech Tip Tuesday – What standards apply to testing refrigerants?

AHRI Standard 700 – Specification for Fluorocarbon Refrigerants – establishes purity specifications and identifies the associated methods of testing for acceptability of fluorocarbon refrigerants for: Water (Moisture) Chloride Acid High boiling residue (oil, etc.) Particulate Air and Non-Condensables Purity Other … Read More