American Services heating installation service near Fairview Heights knows that solar liquid collectors are a viable option for central heating systems. These are the same systems used in solar water heating. Flat plate collectors are the most prevalent type available, but another version is the evacuated tube and concentrating collectors. These are heat transfer fluid heating systems which use water, antifreeze, or other types of liquid which can absorb solar heat.
The controller operates a circulating pump to move the liquid through the collector. As the fluid moves quickly through the system. “Heating a smaller volume of liquid to a higher temperature increases heat loss from the collector and decreases the efficiency of the system. The liquid flows to either a storage tank or a heat exchanger for immediate use. Other system components include piping, pumps, valves, an expansion tank, a heat exchanger, a storage tank, and controls,” says Energy.gov.
In distributing heat for liquid systems, there are many options such as radiant floor, hot water baseboards, or even radiators, as well as forced air heat. One of the best distribution methods is radiant floor heating for liquid solar systems because it works very well even at low environmental temperatures. Standard water heaters can be used as a back-up supply of heat. Radiant slab systems finished with tile can take longer to heat than other distribution systems, but once they are heated up, they work very well to provide consistent heat. The downside is that carpeting and rugs will lower the effectiveness.
“Hot-water baseboards and radiators require water between 160° and 180°F (71° and 82°C) to effectively heat a room. Generally, flat-plate liquid collectors heat the transfer and distribution fluids to between 90° and 120°F (32° and 49°C).”
Comfort on the production floor can be the difference between high productivity and irritated employees. This includes proper lighting, ergonomic workstations, and environmental comfort. Of these three key elements, providing a comfortable temperature can be the most costly. Frequent industrial heating service is often required if there is no proper preventative maintenance program in place.
Aside from the initial cost of the unit, servicing industrial heating systems can be an unexpected expenditure. Whether you operate a data center, educational institution, manufacturing facility or warehouse, industrial heating service is always a concern when there is a system malfunction. However, by frequently conducting simple preventative maintenance tasks, frequent service calls on your heating system can be reduced. Such tasks include cleaning and replacing heating system filters regularly, setting back your heating system when the building is unoccupied, and repairing leaks in heating system components. It is also a good practice to ensure there are no obstructions to radiators, convectors, air intakes and air diffusers.
When servicing industrial heating systems, ensure the heating service company is competent and reputable. Always ask for references of other work completed. A professional technician should first perform an inspection on your heating system to diagnose current problems and potential future problems. Once an analysis has been conducted, repair work should commence quickly and efficiently. Ask the technician about regular preventative maintenance practices to help ensure trouble-free operation and peak performance of your heating system.
With proper preventative maintenance practices, Industrial heating service near Ewardsville does not have to be an area of high concern, but always ensure you have an action plan if there is a system malfunction.
Industries that we service for industrial heating and cooling in Missouri;
- National Chain Restaurants
- Convenience Stores
- Food Service Industry
- National Chain Food Stores
- Cold Storage Facilities
- Retail Grocery Industry
- Truck Stops/Travel Centers
- Independent Supermarkets and Restaurants
- Retirement Communities
- Office Complex
- Apartment Complex