I Need a Replacement Commercial HVAC Coil. Where Do I Start?

Posted by Gregg Fletcher on Oct 13, 2021 8:26:29 AM

As a custom coil manufacturer, we often speak with facilities managers and maintenance professionals about coil replacements, upgrades, and retrofits. These jobs often require us to design a coil for an existing space, which can be tricky if you're not sure what to look for. For this post we’ll explain that process, including:

  • Common size-in-place scenarios for commercial HVAC coils
  • Some best practices when replacing a coil
  • Other important coil replacement considerations
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Topics: HVAC, Coils

Design & Benefits of Waste Heat Recovery Systems in Waste Incineration

Posted by Brian Biskie, P.E. on Sep 20, 2021 9:56:08 AM

Our Application Spotlight series focuses on interesting and noteworthy functions for which our heat exchangers are used. For this post, we’ll take a look at how heat is recovered during the incineration of dewatered waste solids that are separated from waste water during the treatment process. We’ll look at:

  1. Background on the incineration process
  2. Uses for recovered heat and overall benefits
  3. Coil design in incineration plant waste heat recovery (WHR) systems
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Heat Pump Basics: How do Heat Pumps Work & What are Some Common Types?

Posted by Super Radiator Coils on Aug 24, 2021 8:50:19 AM

Heat pumps are a type of heating and cooling system that are popular for their versatility and efficiency. They’re different than standard air conditioning units, and the term ‘heat pump’ is sometimes used a catch-all for several types of HVAC systems. So, for this post we’ll aim to answer questions like:

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R-407A: Pros, Cons, & Comparisons to Other Refrigerants

Posted by Super Radiator Coils on Aug 10, 2021 2:54:10 PM

Our Refrigerant Focus series delves into the history, properties, suitable applications, and pros and cons of some of today’s popular or otherwise noteworthy refrigerants. This installment will focus on R-407A.

Check out some of our refrigerant focus posts below.

And for a quick reference guide on the properties and applications of some of today's notable refrigerants, download your free copy of SRC's Refrigerant Guide.

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A Word on Supply Chain Disruption and How SRC is Navigating it

Posted by Super Radiator Coils on Aug 5, 2021 8:58:57 AM

I think we’d all agree that 2020’s word of the year was “COVID-19.” And so far, 2021’s leading candidates are words like “shortage” and “supply chain.” While COVID’s grip on the world has shown glimpses of loosening, the settling dust has only revealed new dust.

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Application Spotlight: Solvent Recovery and Battery Liners

Posted by Clay Tyler on Jun 30, 2021 8:11:34 AM

Every so often, we like to take a detailed look at the applications for which our products are used. This installment will focus on solvent recovery applications during the production of battery products. In this post we’ll answer the questions:

  • What is solvent recovery?
  • How is solvent recovery used in battery liner production?
  • What role does heat transfer play in the process?
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Topics: Coils, Efficiency, Expertise

What is a Coil Leak and How Are They Measured?

Posted by Ben Smith, CWI on Jun 28, 2021 9:38:23 AM

Nobody wants leaky coils. You don’t want to waste time and money on buying them and we certainly don’t want to be the one to sell them to you. The goal of this post is to define what a “leak” is from our perspective as a manufacturer and coil supplier. Rather than leaks in the field, this post focuses on what “leak” means in new equipment. To do so, we’ll look at:

  • How leaks are quantified
  • The testing methods and equipment used to diagnose them
  • How SRC's quality program addresses leaks
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Keeping Our People Safe: A Vaccination Success Story at SRC (video)

Posted by Rob Holt on May 20, 2021 12:11:55 PM

Adapting from life as business leaders to pandemic business leaders was among the most challenging tasks we’ve ever faced. I’m sure you’ve heard it many times, but it’s true – they really don’t teach you this stuff in business school – not exactly, at least. What they do teach, however, is operations and management, and that’s what the COVID-19 challenge has been: an operational challenge. 

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Battery Storage Facility Cooling System Design

Posted by Will Klick, P.E. on Apr 20, 2021 3:49:59 PM

This is the first in a series of articles about battery power and its adjacent industries and processes. Check out our other post, "Application Spotlight: Solvent Recovery and Battery Liners."

Today, energy comes from a wide range of sources. The share of that collective power that comes from renewable energy sources continues to grow. In fact, in 2019, it was estimated that just under 20% of electricity generated at utility-scale electricity generation facilities in the United States was from renewable energy sources.[1]

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Topics: Computer & Electronics Cooling, Power Generation, HVAC, Coils, Engineering

Withstanding and Expanding at SRC Richmond

Posted by Super Radiator Coils on Apr 12, 2021 8:41:04 AM

Super Radiator Coils’ Richmond, Virginia division is expanding! We’ve shared a few updates on the subject on our LinkedIn page, but we wanted to provide a more detailed rundown for anyone interested. So, we sat down for a Q & A with our CEO, Rob Holt, to talk all things expansion: why we’re expanding, why now, and what it means for Super Radiator.

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