Water Treatment Resources & FAQs

Ammonia Compressor Maintenance

MAY 19, 2020

Ammonia Compressor Maintenance Ammonia is an increasingly popular alternative refrigerant to environmentally harmful hydrofluorocarbons. While manufacturers previously avoided ammonia due to its associated health hazards and smells, ammonia has a...


Tips For Reopening Your Building

MAY 1, 2020

Helpful Guidance for Reopening Your Building As measures become more effective for controlling the spread of COVID-19, businesses and buildings will reopen at, what we hope is, a safe pace....


Remote Monitoring Chemical Service – Control from a Safe Distance

APRIL 10, 2020

Remote Monitoring Chemical Service With today’s current COVID-19 guidelines and safe distance recommendations, we at Chardon can utilize technology to provide our chemical treatment service with the use of remote...


Cooling Tower Cleaning and Maintenance

JANUARY 14, 2020

Cooling Tower Cleaning and Maintenance Keeping your cooling towers operating properly requires regular cleaning and maintenance to prevent microorganism growth. Unless you currently have a maintenance plan that includes cleaning,...


Boiler Corrosion and Its Effects

DECEMBER 26, 2019

  Boiler Corrosion & Its Effects Boiler corrosion causes serious ramifications, as the cause of half of outages and almost all tube failures of boilers in power plants. Power generation plants are...


Legionella Resources

OCTOBER 9, 2019

Legionella Information The last several years have brought about some profound changes to the issues facing facility managers and directors.  Among them is managing risk associated with proper cooling tower...


The Importance of a Closed-Loop Water System for Water Treatment

MARCH 15, 2019

The Importance of a Closed-Loop Water System for Water Treatment The water in your cooling or heating system dramatically affects performance. If you regularly monitor and treat the water in...


How to Optimize the pH Balance of Cooling Tower Water

JANUARY 16, 2019

So many businesses rely on cooling towers to perform vital services such as air conditioning, manufacturing and electric power generation. But cooling towers also pose several problems in their upkeep that...


Common Steam Boiler Problems

DECEMBER 27, 2018

Common Steam Boiler Problems & How to Troubleshoot Repairs The efficiency of your steam boiler is crucial to the operation of your building. Unfortunately, problems can occur when you need...


Biocide In Your Cooling Tower

MAY 18, 2018

Why Do I Need Biocide In My Cooling Tower? Cooling water provides an ideal environment for biological growth, including Legionella.  Because Legionella bacteria can be a health hazard, treating your...