The Growing Appeal of Off-Site Construction

An interview with Bill Bullock of EASModular construction is becoming more common in all types of builds, but it has amplified value when creating mechanical rooms and central utility plants (CUPs.) Off-site manufacturers can offer predictable schedules, cost certainty, and a steady stream of high-quality results.Sometimes referred to as prefabrication…

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MeeFog Industrial Humidification

The MeeFog system is installed overhead in manufacturing areas that require a controlled humidification environment. Industrial humidifiers are rapidly gaining importance in many industries because the requirements of modern industrial high-speed production techniques and increases in internal plant heat loads often result in the need for humidification.  Many industries face stringent indoor air quality…

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Flex Air’s Growing Facilities

Bob Miller, President of Coward Environmental Systems, Inc. (CESI), recently visited the team at Flex Air in Fenton, Michigan. This industry leader excels at manufacturing highly customized air handling units and modular mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) systems. In fact, Flex Air regularly produces AHUs exceeding 200,000 CFM with integrated…

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Research Reveals More Effective Ways to Incorporate Prefab

Recently, the Coward Environmental Systems, Inc. team traveled to Phoenix, Arizona, to Advancing Prefabrication, North America's premier networking and thought leadership conference dedicated to revolutionizing prefabrication, modular and industrialized manufacturing approaches across the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) supply chain.One of the stand-out presentations in Phoenix was delivered by Kelcey…

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Pennsylvania Hospital Uses SLD Technologies to Retrofit Operating Suites

An interview with Kevin ClareAs patients’ needs shift, hospitals all over the country are looking for ways to create hybrid spaces for imaging and surgeries without investing in new construction. However, building new spaces within the structural confines of existing buildings can present real challenges. Often older buildings feature lower…

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NIMBUS Innovation Saves Water for Process Cooling Systems

While the U.S. has far fewer foundries than India, China, and Japan, this country is still the second-largest global producer of cast metal. That's because North American foundries continually modernize and improve efficiencies. Some of these efficiencies are created in part through innovative fluid cooling systems developed by NIMBUS. Over…

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CESI Welcomes NIMBUS

Coward Environmental Systems, Inc. (CESI) is proud to announce that it is now the distributor for NIMBUS® in the mid-Atlantic region. Based in Aniston, Alabama, NIMBUS has a well-earned reputation for innovating water-efficient adiabatic cooling systems, dry cooling systems, and coolant circulation systems. The company was launched over a decade…

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Why are More Engineers Requesting Central Utility Plants and Modular Penthouses/Mechanical Rooms?

Construction is more challenging than ever. Tight budgets, labor shortages, and demanding standards make it difficult to complete projects on budget and on time. When construction becomes complex, requiring a range of trades and specialties, the challenges are amplified. That's why offsite construction has become such an attractive option for…

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SLD and Operamed Features Allow Hospitals to Retrofit Instead of New Construction

An interview with Kevin ClareMedical technologies are always changing.  While these changes often offer superior patient care, they also continually challenge hospital operation managers to adapt medical facilities to meet new needs.  Ideally, operations managers can reconfigure outdated spaces, but this approach often presents difficulties.  When working within the structural…

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Hands-On Customization

Air Wise Sales, Inc. produces customized air handlers for the North American market. This recognized leader is committed to offing intelligent solutions to meet the demanding needs of commercial, industrial, and institutional end users.Patrick Guay, Vice President of Sales and Applications at Air Wise, reports, "We owe much of our…

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