Newsroom Posts Tagged: Slurry

  • Word-of-the-Month: DOAS – Dedicated Outdoor Air System

    A DOAS is a type of heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) system that consists of two parallel systems: 1) a dedicated system for delivering outdoor air ventilation, and 2) a parallel system to handle the loads generated by indoor / process sources and those that pass through the building enclosure... More

    1 Mar 2018 |
  • Word-of-the-Month: Frost Ripping

    Frost ripping mechanically breaks up frozen compacted soil layers. A tooth-style frost ripping hook is attached to an excavator or backhoe to penetrate tough environments such as frozen ground. A single-tooth ripper is used to dig up the soil and a scraper is used to remove the materials from the.. More

    1 Feb 2018 |
  • Word-of-the-Month: Energy Recovery Ventilation (ERV)

      Energy Recovery Ventilation (ERV) is the recovery process of exchanging the energy contained in a normally exhausted building and using it to treat (precondition) the incoming outdoor ventilation air in HVAC systems. During the warmer seasons, the system pre-cools and dehumidifies while humidifying and pre-heating in the cooler seasons... More

    1 Jan 2018 |
  • Word-of-the-Month: Biodigester

      A biodigester is like a mechanical stomach. It is fed with organic materials, which is decomposed (broken down) by micro-organisms (bacteria) in an oxygen-free environment to produce a renewable energy (methane and dioxide). We will be installing a biodigester as part of our E-Generation mixed-use project in St. Louis.. More

    1 Dec 2017 |
  • Word-of-the-Month: Demising Wall

      A demising wall is a specially constructed wall or partition that separates two different uses or occupancies. The walls are typically found in retail strip malls and commercial or residential buildings with multiple tenants. The construction of a demising wall is inherently important to comply with building codes related.. More

    1 Nov 2017 |
  • Word-of-the-Month: Slurry

    A slurry is a semi-liquid mixture made of water and pulverized insoluble particles, such as cement, coal, or lime. The thick and sloppy substance hardens as it dries, which increases its strength and durability. Cement slurries are used in construction to build foundations, structures, and sidewalks. The flowable mortar is.. More

    29 Sep 2017 |