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Nine Air Conditioning Maintenance Tips to Prevent Costly Breakdowns

Appropriate maintenance at the beginning of the cooling season is one of the best ways to prevent an air conditioning breakdown. Prevention is the key to avoiding an air conditioning emergency in the height of summer.

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2017 Coverage Enhancements

The CSD Pool’s continued growth has given us the opportunity to further expand our coverages. There are several new enhancements that we are excited to share with you. These improvements are all effective January 1, 2017 and all come at no additional cost.

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Introduction to Business Income Loss

One of the challenges for business entities, owners and managers today is navigating the world of insurance in order to select insurance coverage that will adequately protect the business entity should a loss event occur. Paul L. DeBoer of RGL Forensics helps make the process easier.

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Don’t Lose Your Cool: Summer is the Peak Time for AC Breakdowns

The hotter the weather, the harder air conditioning equipment must work, increasing the risk of equipment breakdowns. The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company encourages our members to maintain their air conditioning units before an unexpected breakdown strikes.

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What is Infrared and What is the Benefit of a Survey?

Infrared Thermography is a noncontact and nondestructive way to detect problems in an electrical system. All electrical and mechanical equipment emits heat in the form of electromagnetic radiation. Infrared cameras, which are sensitive to thermal radiation, can detect and measure the temperature differences between surfaces.

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We Dodged a Bullet and Saved a Lot of Money

Recently Roxborough Water and Sanitation District had Hartford Steam Boiler perform a thermographic inspection at our water treatment facility. The report identified several issues in our electrical cabinet. A couple which were discovered were considered to be in the “severe” category, forcing us to shut the unit off until repairs were made.

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It’s Power Surge Season – Are You Protected?

Claim data shows that air conditioning breakdowns occur most frequently in June and July as systems work hard to cope with heat and humidity. A compressor may be worth $20,000 or more. A centrifugal chiller might cost as much as $40,000 to replace. Lost income can total much more. But many air conditioning breakdowns can be prevented.

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Should You Be Doing Electrical Preventive Maintenance? You Bet!

Preventive maintenance is not a new concept. People have been doing precautionary work on motors, engines, and other mechanical systems for decades.

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Are you Covered for Boiler & Machinery/Equipment Breakdown Losses?

Have you ever wondered what Boiler & Machinery coverage is? Does your district need this coverage? Here are some examples of losses that would usually be covered under this often-misunderstood coverage.

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