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Reminder: New York Legionella Rules Start March 1st

On February 25, 2016, Posted by , In Safety, With Comments Off on Reminder: New York Legionella Rules Start March 1st

Last August, at the height of New York City’s largest legionella outbreak in history, Governor Cuomo enacted a number of regulations that any building with a cooling tower is required to comply with. Some of those regulations went into effect immediately, while others are still slowly rolling out. The “Maintenance…

How To Destroy A Boiler

On January 21, 2016, Posted by , In Routine Inspections, With Comments Off on How To Destroy A Boiler

A steam boiler is a large capital investment that should last a very long time. Properly maintained, a Scotch marine boiler will easily last 20 or 30 years. Neglect or improper operation, however, can dramatically reduce the life of your investment. Over at HeatingHelp.com (one of our favorite websites), Ray…

Ignoring Routine Maintenance Costs You More In The Long Run

On December 18, 2015, Posted by , In Preventative Maintenance, With Comments Off on Ignoring Routine Maintenance Costs You More In The Long Run

Last month, the Decatur City Council received the unwelcome news that their seven city fire stations were in need of massive repairs, expected to cost between $5 million and $8 million. Firefighters had been aware of these issues for years, but a lack of action from the city allowed the…

Green Training Helps O&M Staff Improve Buildings And Careers

On October 30, 2015, Posted by , In Energy Efficiency, With Comments Off on Green Training Helps O&M Staff Improve Buildings And Careers

Here at LogCheck, we’re excited to see our clients constantly improving processes and expanding their skillsets. Continually learning new skills is one of the best things that operators, engineers, or maintenance professionals of any kind can do for both their buildings and their own careers. A video recently featured two…