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December | 31 | 1969

Cannistraro Blog

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulates the production and elimination of ozone-depleting substances (ODS).  Commonly found in commercial HVAC chillers, cooling towers, heat pumps and air conditioners, these substances are being regulated and will soon b ...read more
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Tags: HVAC Preventative Maintenance | Facility Management | Chiller services | HVAC Chiller Maintenance | Refrigerant Services | R-22 Refrigerant

Compressed air is out and Nitrogen is in.  This is both an observation of evolving standard practices in fire protection, and a summary of the solution to corrosion issues in dry and pre-action sprinkler systems. ...read more
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Tags: Facility Management | Fire Protection | Life Safety | Fire Protection Maintenance

Anyone involved in operating a building with sensitive equipment, or familiar with special hazards fire protection, is likely to have encountered Halon 1301.   Halon 1301 is a clean agent used for fire suppression in spaces where water, smoke and other potentially destructive ele ...read more
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Tags: Special Hazards | Facility Management | Fire Protection

Recent wildfires have brought the subject of fire prevention front and center in many households and workplace conversations across the U.S.  Admirably, many will try to help in any way that they can, and luckily there are various resources to help facilitate support to those in ...read more
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Tags: Early Warning Fire Detection | Fire Protection | Special Hazards | clean agent fire suppression | Facility Management | Service and Maintenance

The U.S. Fire Administration has declared September National Preparedness Month, so it is a good time to take a closer look at the life safety fire protection and fire protection services that keep your people safe and your building operable in the event of a fire.  According to ...read more
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Tags: Fire Protection | Early Warning Fire Detection | Air Sampling Fire Detection | Special Hazards | Life Safety | clean agent fire suppression | Facility Management | Service and Maintenance

Cloud computing and the “internet of things” have created seemingly endless opportunities for development, construction and operation of data centers globally and here in the United States.  Back home in Boston, slower growth and expansion of data center operations has traditiona ...read more
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Tags: Facility Management | Data Center Maintenance | Data Center Operations | Data Center Cooling

Boston’s recent growth in construction and development has provided the city with a host of multi-purpose facilities that provide the community and its residents with office space, apartments, hotels, shops and restaurants.  For those tasked with operating these varied facilities ...read more
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Tags: Commercial Drain Cleaning | Drain Cleaning | Hydro jetting | Plumbing Service | Plumbing | Facility Management | commercial plumbing service

There is no doubt about it, marijuana has a potent smell.  The plant’s scent can help determine a strand or its point of curing, but it can also create issues for grow facilities with sensitive neighbors. No matter your involvement or proximity to an operation for growing cannabi ...read more
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Tags: Cannabis in Commercial Real Estate | Commercial Real Estate | HVAC for Critical Facilities | Facility Management | Grow Facilities | HVAC Preventative Maintenance

You may have more in common with the medical marijuana industry than you thought! Much like your facility, the marijuana grow facilities operate under specific guidelines that require strict attention to detail. The term often used to describe these marijuana farming operations i ...read more
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Tags: Cannabis in Commercial Real Estate | Commercial Real Estate | Real Estate Development | HVAC for Critical Facilities | Facility Management

Facilities with critical equipment, spaces or procedures rely on special hazards fire detection and suppression systems to prevent damage and eliminate costly downtime.  Even when deployed, these specialized systems minimize business interruptions by providing early warning detec ...read more
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Tags: Facility Management | Special Hazards

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