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Mar 26, 2020 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Company News

As businesses look at the long-term economic impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak, many are turning to short-term reductions in operational costs.  Today’s response from Hermanson’s TAB/Commissioning/Controls Manager Brad Sharp, CHC, with assistance from Hermanson Senior Engineer, Pedro Alicea, again offers guidance based on industry recognized standards and best practices set forth by ASHRAE, NIH, FGI, CDC, and OSHA. With the current economic volatility, many building operators may be looking for ways to reduce operational costs.  If a building is unoccupied, turning off the HVAC equipment may seem like a cost-effective option.  Most HVAC systems are equipped with an Unoccupied Mode that... Read More


Mar 24, 2020 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Company News

In our continuing series, Hermanson’s TAB/Commissioning/Controls Manager Brad Sharp, CHC, with assistance from Hermanson Senior Engineer, Pedro Alicea, are offering practical responses to questions related to building HVAC maintenance in the era of COVID-19. Their responses are based on years of experience and the guidance of industry recognized standards and best practices set for by ASHRAE, NAFA, FGI, and OSHA. According to the CDC, COVID-19 is spread primarily from person-to-person through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes. According to the Wells Riley Report  published by the National Air Filtration Association Foundation, (NAFA), particles larger than 10 um in... Read More


Mar 23, 2020 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Company News

In response to COVID-19, on March 17th, Hermanson’s Brad Sharp, TAB/Commissioning/Controls Manager was part of a webinar hosted by BOMA Seattle-King County and viewed by over 800 individuals that featured a panel of experts in public health, building maintenance, property management, and legal services. You can listen to the webinar here. Since his participation in the webinar, Brad has been fielding calls from area Mayors, Governors, and public and private healthcare policy makers about indoor air quality and ventilation system infection control.  Over the next several days, Hermanson will be offering a deeper dive into this important issue by posting a series... Read More


Mar 10, 2020 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Company News

Every year thousands of community volunteers don latex gloves and hair nets at Northwest Harvest’s Kent Distribution Center. Volunteer Coordinator, Elle Hunter, walks them through the steps to either sort gigantic bins of fresh produce or bag up family size portions of dried beans or rice.  Each of these jobs start at the stainless steel sorting tables that are the work horses for over 15,000 volunteer hours annually.  Not surprisingly, the tables occasionally need repairs, but are too large to truck to a fabrication shop to be fixed.  Hermanson Company has had a long-standing relationship with Northwest Harvest as both a fiscal sponsor... Read More


Mar 9, 2020 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Company News

Several of your coworkers have been singled out for recognition of their contributions to Hermanson and the impacts they have made on the mechanical industry.  CEG Account Executive, Jay Danner, was honored last month with MCA Western Washington’s Instructor of the Year Award.  Jay has been an MCA instructor since 2015 and currently teaches Mechanical Project Management (MPM) courses as well as the “Putting a New Lens on Safety” program.  At the awards ceremony, Jay was noted for consistently meeting deadlines, showing up early and being prepared for classes, attending Instructor Training & Development classes, developing courses, and recruiting and mentoring... Read More