Cooling towers give bacteria and pathogens optimal sunlight, temperature, nutrients, and oxygen levels to thrive. When not actively managed, microbial activity can lead to a host of undesirable outcomes that can both shorten the asset life and drive excessive operational costs. Specifically, microbial growth can accelerate corrosion, reduce heat exchange efficiency (biofouling), and lead to […]
Cooling towers are typically in the back of a facility’s mind until something goes wrong. So, it’s common when our customers are unsure what operating their cooling tower’s water treatment system should cost. Vendors offer water treatment programs that vary in price and size, which makes it challenging to know which is best for your […]
The University of California – Irvine, with an enrollment of over 35,000 students, has long dedicated itself to sustainability efforts throughout the daily operations and lives of its student body and staff. In 2013, the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor created the Sustainability Initiative to provide a platform for interdisciplinary, community-engaged sustainability […]
Covering over 520,000 square feet, the San Jose McEnery Convention Center is the largest convention center in Silicon Valley. In keeping with the City of San Jose’s Green Vision and Climate Smart sustainability plans, the Convention Center implemented several environmental initiatives.
Kaiser Permanent Harbor implements TDS-reducing technology in cooling tower make-up water to save water, save energy, lower chemical usage, and preserve equipment life. Background Kaiser Permanent (Kaiser) is Kaiser Permanente is one of the largest nonprofit healthcare providers in the United States, with over 12 million members, served across 39 hospitals in 9 states. As […]
Under the threat of shutdown for excessive sewer discharge and in need water and cost savings, a large data center complex turns to EAI for the solution. Background In 2009, a large Data Center Complex in the Inland Empire of Southern California approached EAI to solve two challenges with their industrial process water. The first […]