The Melink Umbrella

Are you an existing customer or follower of Melink?  I’m guessing the answer is “yes” if you’re reading this, so what all falls under the “Melink” umbrella? If you’re in the Cincinnati, OH region perhaps we’re best known for our super-green energy efficient HQ building, with a second on the way, or Steve Melink’s advocacy

HVAC Systems – How to help ensure a good investment

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment is very similar to your car; it can last 7 years or 20 years! The life expectancy largely depends on the quality of the equipment, and how the equipment has been maintained. Without having a maintenance log of all your systems, how do you estimate the remaining ‘miles’ your equipment has left? The

When Should My Building Be Balanced?

A proper air balance within a building is an important factor for providing a healthy and comfortable indoor environment for occupants.  Like many other critical building systems, the air balance must be maintained over time, and isn’t something that you can simply “set and forget”.  So then, when should a building be balanced?  Here are

Buy Cheap, Buy Twice

I’ve been in my role, with Melink Corporation, as a Sales Engineer just over 1.5 years.  I want to ensure it’s understood that I am certainly no expert in the “Construction World” but I do have tangible experience.  This article’s content is based on my first-hand experiences, real-world applications I’ve dealt with and conversations I’ve

Healthy Buildings by Staying PositiV

building health monitoring

This week my team and I had the unique pleasure of attending the Restaurant Facility Management Association’s annual conference, RFMA, in Austin, Texas. Having a chance to reconnect with our customers and focusing on helping them solve problems is always an incredibly rewarding and satisfying experience. In talking with so many of the customers with whom

We are less than 12 months from the R-22 refrigerant phase-out: How can companies prepare?

What is R-22? R-22 is an HCFC (Hydrochlorofluorocarbon) refrigerant found in older commercial and residential HVAC equipment, such as RTUs (roof top units), split systems and other equipment.  R-22 and other HCFC refrigerants are known to deplete the Earth’s protective ozone layer and contribute to harmful climate change. The US has slowly been phasing out

Healthy Buildings & Employee Performance: The Next Revolution ?

Do you want to optimize your employees performance by 299%?  Increase cognitive ability in strategy development by 288%? Yes! Of course, we all would love to fully optimize ourselves and those around us to maximize our potential and impact on the world.  What if the answer was all around us, literally allowing us to live,

Top 3 Points to Consider Before Scheduling a Balance

HVAC equipment is installed and operational. This one seems like a no-brainer, but there are always occurrences when Melink arrives to perform a balance and necessary equipment either hasn’t been installed or isn’t properly operational. Examples might include VAV’s or dampers that haven’t been installed, or a RTU that isn’t operational. Ensuring that all ductwork

Considerations for a Successful HVAC Equipment Upgrade Program

Have you ever replaced old HVAC equipment just to find that, after spending a lot of money, the comfort issues you were experiencing previously are still there?  Or you now have new problems that weren’t there before?  Your HVAC operates as a complete system, and the new equipment is only as good as its installation

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