Posts Categorized: AHU Refurbishment

Project Snapshot: Alkermes

Project Name: Alkermes  Architect: Elkus Manfredi Archtects Mechanical Engineer: AHA Consulting Engineers Mechanical Contractor: Hamel & McAlister Equipment: (2) Custom Penthouse AHUs, (2) EAHUs, (1) Konvekta Heat Recovery Skid (6) MK Plastics High Plume Dilution Fans, (2) 450 ton Oil-Free Chillers, (21) Carel HeaterSteam Humidifiers Manufacturer: Konvekta, Cambridgeport, MK Plastics, Smardt, Ingenia Carel Size: 140,000 CFM… Read more »

AHU – Replace or Refurbish?

Air Handling Units — Replace or Refurbish? Good Question.  Here in New England, we have lots of buildings with old and deteriorating air handling units.  In many cases, the clear choice may be to replace the old AHU’s; however, there are many reasons, not just financial, as to why repair or refurbishment alternatives should also… Read more »

Project Snapshot: Boston College – Air Handling Unit Refurbishment

Project Name: Boston College,  Higgins Hall Location: Chestnut Hill, MA Mechanical Engineer: BR + A Manufacturer: AQUIS Equipment: Custom Indoor Air Handling Unit Refurbishment    Challenge Higgins Hall is a science and research building on the main campus at Boston College, home to over 20,000  students in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. Their built-up air handling units, manufactured… Read more »

5 Reasons to Refurbish an Existing Air Handling Unit

Advantages of Air Handling Unit (AHU) Refurbishment Compared to Replacement: Reduced cost compared to purchasing new units More environmentally friendly by re-using existing equipment Minimal equipment downtime Existing services are typically unaltered Minimal disruption to the building’s normal operation Even if a building owner has done a good job maintaining their air handling unit, there… Read more »