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January 2018 Blog

Hays Fluid Controls is proud to announce the details of our attendance at the 2018 AHR Expo (Booth # 1821). This year the AHR Expo will be located in Chicago, Illinois from January 22-24th. Hays Fluid Controls has been going to … Continue reading

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November 2017 Blog

Important considerations for HVAC Load Calculations In the HVAC industry calculating the Heating/Cooling loads of a building are critical to the overall design of the building. There are many variables that need to be examined to appropriately size the HVAC … Continue reading

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June 2017 Blog

ATC Valves 101 Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) Valves are commonly used in the HVAC industry to maintain a set temperature through the coil of a heating or cooling system. There are three different types of ATC valves, On/Off, Floating, and … Continue reading

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May 2017 Blog

Why Perform Hydrostatic Leak Testing? Hydrostatic Leak Testing is an industry standard for testing components in fluid systems. This test is performed to display defective materials that would not have been previously detected. ASME B31.3[1] requires this testing to ensure … Continue reading

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April 2017 Blog:

IMPORTANCE OF PIPE SIZING Pipe size is a critical aspect in designing a hydronic system for cost, longevity, and noise reduction. The inside pipe diameter should be determined after the optimal flow rate is calculated. The pipe diameter is calculated … Continue reading

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Benefits of Installing Balancing Valves on the Return Side of Coils

Shifting viewpoints on flow controls can cause disagreements where balancing valves should be located in closed loop systems. Many (including us at Hays Fluid Controls) agree that the balancing valves should be placed on the return side, whereas other companies … Continue reading

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Naval Bronze

Seawater’s corrosive behavior effects the material used to transport it. Many metals alloys cannot handle the destructive nature, so specific material must be used to provide greater resistance. Selecting the appropriate material can drastically extend the life of the component. … Continue reading

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Legionellosis and ASHRAE Standard 188

What is Legionellosis? Legionellosis refers to two distinct clinical illnesses. There are over 50 species of Legionella, a common aquatic bacterium. When the bacterium Legionella causes pneumonia, the disease is referred to as “Legionnaires” disease (LD). The Centers for Disease … Continue reading

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Hays Fluid Controls Introduces Low Temperature Mesurflo® Automatic Balancing Valves for Glycol Chiller Systems

As markets shift, new products must be designed to meet customer requirements. At Hays Fluid Controls, we pride ourselves in bringing innovation and accessibility to new and improving markets. This month we are excited to announce the website release of … Continue reading

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2016 AHR Expo

Hays Fluid Controls is proud to announce the details of our attendance at the 2016 AHR Expo. This year the AHR Expo will be located in Orlando, Florida from January 25-27th. This year we will be including a new booth … Continue reading

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