How Process Cooling Chillers Work

Industrial processes produce significant amounts of heat. Without removing that heat, equipment operating life shortens and efficiency decreases. Process cooling chillers reduce the operating temperature of industrial equipment to help it last longer. What Is Process...
How to Design a Commercial HVAC System

How to Design a Commercial HVAC System

PROPERLY DESIGNING AN ENGINEERED HVAC SYSTEM Today’s SmartBlog post on designing an engineered HVAC system is written by Gary Miloradovich, P.E., the Principal of HVAC and Electrical Engineering Solutions, LLC. You can find out more about Gary’s company...

Smartech SCOD VS Commercial Units

Comparison of SMT SCOD vs. Commercial Chillers Smart Family of Cooling Products have designed Smartech Cooling Units to outperform and outlast the competition.  See how we stack up below.  Chiller Base Frame — SMT SCOD vs. Commercial Chiller Unit: Smartech SCOD: 12...

Chiller Maintenance FAQs

Our service technicians make up a large part of our work force at Smart Family of Cooling Products. Each service tech runs across a myriad of new installations, unit repairs, and standard P&M (parts and maintenance) work. They travel all over the country helping...
How Pumps Work

How Pumps Work

Many of us look at a pump and think, ‘that’s cool’ but how does it work? What is it that drives your fluid to the process? It’s not a mystical box that works with the wave of a magic wand. Let’s start with the components of a pump. The...
How to Choose the Right Process Cooling Chiller

How to Choose the Right Process Cooling Chiller

So your company needs a new chiller for your plant’s manufacturing process. How do you decide which chiller is right for you? It can be a daunting task for any plant manager or engineer to make the right decision. You make the wrong one and there can be big...

Propylene Oxide Chillers

What Is Propylene Oxide? Propylene Oxide is a highly reactive chemical that is used to make polyurethane (in its base form), propylene glycol, and propylene glycol ethers to name a few. Propylene glycol is probably the most widely known resultant of propylene oxide....

How to Calculate Process Chiller Loads

Many times we will have a customer call in and request a chiller quote from us. When we ask the customer what size chiller he or she needs, the answer is occasionally, “I think a 10 ton chiller?” (We use “10 ton” as an example only). The...

Industrial Chillers

Industrial chillers take the principles behind a home air conditioning system and take it to the next level. These coolers do more than create chilled fluid They can also cool air or a refrigerant. While some industrial chillers are used for air conditioning, others...