Dirty Ice? There are 3 ways ice could make you sick: Bacteria The inside of an ice machine is constantly moist. Bacteria from the air lands on the moist surfaces and starts to grow. E. coli, salmonella, mycobacterium, legionella can all live on the machine and in the ice itself. Fungi (Mold/Yeast) Airborne spores from […]
The following is an excerpt from an EPA paper titled Detecting and Eliminating Causes of Coil Corrosion By Alan H. Brothers, Ph.D. You can find the whole paper here. While the possible causes of coil corrosion can stem from poorly manufactured copper, chemical residue from coil manufacturing, and other problems that initiate the corrosion process long before […]
North Carolina, which is filled with Longleaf and Loblolly pine, is a yellow pollen paradise. According to Robert Bardon, a professor of forestry and environmental resources at N.C. State University, we should start seeing the onset in the next week or so, around April 1. Two of the basic components of a refrigeration or HVAC […]
At BlueHat Mechanical we use ServiceTrade, a cloud software for managing service delivery, to keep track of everything we do. Check out the video to see how this benefits our customers and our company.
Twenty-year veteran Technician Chris Pease and current Wake Tech student Matthew Herman speak to a class at Wake Tech. The guys were invited to share their ‘a day in the life’ stories of what it’s like to work in the HVAC and Refrigeration industry – and at BlueHat Mechanical. Chris discussed his experience working for […]