Gain insights into how Champion Industrial revitalized the City of Turlock’s Public Safety Building, resolving boiler system heating issues swiftly, saving costs, and providing a warm, comfortable workspace for dedicated public safety personnel.
The City of Turlock, nestled in Stanislaus County, has seen remarkable growth over the years, transforming from a small community in 1970 to its bustling city, with a population exceeding 70,000 residents. This vibrant city is home to California State University Stanislaus (CSUS), offering a unique blend of quality education and a laid-back rural lifestyle.
Turlock grappled with a pressing issue at its Public Safety Building—inadequate heating due to a malfunctioning boiler system. This discomfort not only affected the well-being of dedicated personnel but also hindered operational efficiency. Recognizing the situation’s urgency, the city sought an HVAC solution, partnering with Champion Industrial.
This collaboration aimed to rectify the heating deficiencies and enhance working conditions swiftly. It marked the beginning of a transformative journey toward resolving the issue, safeguarding operational efficiency, and ensuring the well-being of those entrusted with public safety, all under the expert guidance of Champion Industrial.
To address the boiler system woes plaguing the Public Safety Building, the City of Turlock sought the expertise of a reliable partner: Champion Industrial. The task involved a meticulous assessment of the building’s heating hot water system, which revealed a troublesome finding. Over 50% of the reheating coils within the system were obstructed, preventing the flow of hot water through them, thereby failing to deliver the much-needed warmth to the building.
Champion Industrial embarked on a comprehensive plan to rectify the situation. They began by cataloging the sizes and materials required to clean or replace these obstructed coils. The final count revealed that more than 55 coils needed replacement, and a complete system flushing was imperative. This extensive process also involved the dismantling and rebuilding the boiler system, including brushing the tubes for optimal efficiency.
Upon further investigation, it was discovered that the root cause of this heating predicament was the absence of proper chemical treatment in the system. To prevent the recurrence of such issues, Champion Industrial implemented a preventative maintenance program that would serve as a proactive measure against future complications.
The implementation of Champion Industrial’s solution yielded both short-term and long-term results that significantly transformed the situation:
The most immediate and gratifying outcome was the swift restoration of heating to the Public Safety Building. Champion Industrial’s expert intervention ensured that employees were no longer subjected to the discomfort of inadequate heating, creating a comfortable and productive work environment. Within a short period, the building’s atmosphere transformed from chilly and uncomfortable to warm and welcoming, significantly boosting morale and productivity among the dedicated public safety personnel.
The City of Turlock resolved the heating problem and established a routine chemical treatment preventative maintenance program. This proactive measure was instrumental in preventing future complications and ensuring the sustained efficiency of the heating system.
Regarding financial impact, the quote provided by Champion Industrial for the necessary coil replacements amounted to $86,596.00. This one-time investment and the ongoing boiler system preventative maintenance program resulted in substantial savings for the City of Turlock. Before this intervention, the city incurred approximately $700 per coil during each service call to address heating issues. With over 100+ coils at the facility, the implementation of preventative maintenance significantly reduced the number of service calls required, consequently minimizing building downtime and enhancing the comfort of the Public Safety department’s personnel.
In summary, the collaboration between Champion Industrial and the City of Turlock exemplifies the transformative power of strategic problem-solving and preventative maintenance. The restoration of efficient boiler system heating improved the working conditions for public safety personnel and resulted in substantial cost savings and long-term reliability. This case study underscores the importance of proactive maintenance in safeguarding essential facilities and ensuring the well-being of those who rely on them.
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Champion Industrial has over nine decades of experience in completing assorted projects in various industries, and our track record speaks for itself. Our 67,000-square-foot fabrication facility, conveniently situated in Modesto, CA, is a centralized hub for HVAC systems, sheet metal, process piping, and industrial fabrication operations.