CHALLENGE: Vance, Ala., is subjected to the heat and humidity that blankets the South in spring, summer and early fall. That climate can take a rapid toll on corrosion-prone metal, such as the steel that was used to construct the original external air handling units for Mercedes-Benz’ automotive manufacturing plant.
Allison Transmission Heat Treat Plant
CHALLENGE: Allison Transmission encountered significant challenges in air handling for one of its manufacturing facilities. The company wanted to replace the air handler serving a heat treat plant that produced hybrid transmissions for the U.S. military. However, the environment for the air handling units was caustic, causing galvanized steel air handling units to degrade and lose performance.
Massachusetts General Hospital
CHALLENGE: When Partners HealthCare was faced with the possibility of having to tear down its entire facility, the organization looked to Air Enterprises for alternative options in air handling.
For many healthcare facilities, air handling unit installation can cause problematic downtime due to construction in high traffic areas. Air Enterprises developed two design strategies for Partners Healthcare, each considering the limited access and criticality of the location for potential equipment rigging.
CHALLENGE: Operating 24 hours a day, 365 days per year, Lilly’s cartridge filing plant cannot afford a costly shut down due to bad performance or maintenance inaccessibility of its air handling units. When the plant encountered problems with its existing air handling units due to poor unit design and maintenance, it turned to Air Enterprises to find a solution. The plant required the most efficient and reliable air handling for its pharmaceutical labs.