Capex Construction

Optimize CAPEX Spending with a Facility Condition Assessment

Football season is well underway! And, for most companies, this is also CAPEX planning season.  Your facilities are tasked with doing more with less, and the facility improvements you want to make must compete against all the other worthwhile needs before your leadership team. You want to spend wisely, and a compelling business case is… Read More

Airflow Studies: The Basics

Are you experiencing heating, cooling or pressurization issues in your mission critical facility?  As the facility manager, the last thing you need is an HVAC issue leading to product contamination or a production shutdown.  If you are unsure as to the precise cause of these issues, you should consider hiring a licensed engineer to perform… Read More

The Big Transition AutoCAD to Revit

The Big Transition—AutoCAD to Revit

In the world of business, there’s an old saying that if you’re not evolving, you’re dying. As a company, success hinges on your ability to meet and exceed customer needs, and if you aren’t keeping up with the latest technology and best practices, your competition is going to leave you in the dust. At C1S,… Read More

Basics of Compressed Dry Air System Design Part 2

Basics of Compressed Air System Design and Troubleshooting Part Two

Last week, we gave you a taste of what goes into compressed air system design and troubleshooting, touching on everything from system components to fixing common issues. It’s a topic that can be difficult to digest, so we split it up. Let’s continue with part two in our series. Benefits of Master Controllers A typical… Read More

Promoting Safety, Quality and Health in Dust Collection Systems

Dust Collection in an Industrial Context Promotes Quality, Safety & Health

Enhancing safety, increasing efficiency and reducing costs are important goals to manufacturers. Dust collection systems can play a big role in accomplishing them. In a manufacturing setting, dust can affect the quality of the products produced, impact worker health, and even catch fire or explode. Dust collection is particularly important to industries such as: Chemical… Read More

Engineering Options for Designing Chilled Water Pumping Schemes

Options for Designing Chilled Water Pumping Schemes

The system for delivering chilled water to end users has changed significantly since the introduction of central chilled water plants. Drivers of this change have included increased cooling demands, improvements in technology and requirements for more energy efficiency. This blog will examine how chilled water pumping schemes have evolved and discuss the pros and cons… Read More

Chiller Basics: Understanding the Advantages and Drawbacks of Five Types of Chillers

Chillers are the most common type of machines used for cooling large commercial spaces. There are several types, and each type offers specific pros and cons based on the application, facility budget and available energy sources. Below, we have listed some of the most common types of chillers available to you in the market today:… Read More