March 24, 2009

Are Your Evaporative Coolers Ready for the Cooling Season?

Now is the time to make sure that the evaporative cooling equipment on your facilities is running at a high level of efficiency. One way to ensure optimal operating effectiveness is to perform regular maintenance on the evaporative units including replacing the cooling media when necessary. is a seller of authentic CELdek® and GLASdek® evaporative media […]
March 24, 2009

Three Tips for Preventing Algae in Evaporative Coolers has a helpful article providing three easy tips for helping prevent the growth of algae in evaporative cooling equipment. Because algae needs sunlight in order to grow one of the most helpful ways to help prevent algae is by shading the pad and the sump. The second tip for reducing algae growth is to make sure […]
March 23, 2009

The IDU: Part of the Solution for Implementing an Energy Management Program for Data Centers

As part of United Metal Products’ commitment to produce energy efficient cooling solutions, they recently attended a conference on effectively managing power usage in data centers. During the conference a list of data center best practices published by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory was shared with those in attendance. Below are three of the best practices that were […]
March 19, 2009

Energy Efficient Data Center Cooling

At the ASHRAE Winter Conference in Chicago, IL, there was much discussion around the topic of efficient data center cooling.  One of the contributing factors to the increased discussion was ASHRAE’s decision to raise the  recommended supply air temperature for data centers from 77 degrees Fahrenheit to 80.6 degrees Fahrenheit.  The widening of the range is consistent […]
March 13, 2009

Ease of Maintenance: Another Advantage of the Packaged Central Plant Solution

Inside the  Chil-Pak® all components have been carefully engineered and installed to allow easy access for maintenance. The inner lining is provided with 20 gauge galvanized metal for sound attenuation. It is also provided with a small fan coil unit which maintains the room at a comfortable temperature for people and electronic components. Strategically located access doors […]
March 12, 2009

Energy Efficient Design of the Packaged Central Plant

The Chil-Pak® hydronic circuitry is the “Primary Variable Flow Single Pump Design.” This efficient design is a proven method for attaining higher efficiency than primary and/or secondary central plant systems. Chil-Pak® uses variable speed on both the cooling tower fan and the chilled water pump to achieve maximum energy savings. In this system, the energy that is […]
March 10, 2009

Prepare for the Cooling Season by Replacing the Media in Your Evaporative Coolers

The NCAA tournament is about to begin, spring training has already started, and this past weekend most of the country adjusted their clocks for daylight savings time.  All of this means that the cooling season is quickly approaching.  Now is the time to prepare for warmer weather by replacing the cooling media in your evaporative coolers.  For […]
March 9, 2009

A Proven Track Record of Success in Providing Industrial and Commercial Evaporative Cooling Equipment

United Metal Products® is a manufacturer of commercial HVAC equipment with a proven track record of excellence and a strong commitment to customer service. As the industry’s leader in outside air energy recovery and evaporative cooling technologies, United Metal Products® specializes in developing innovative solutions while maintaining high standards of quality. This commitment to providing outstanding customer […]
March 9, 2009

CEO Steve Kinkel on the Vision of United Metal Products®

“The vision of United Metal Products® is to provide our customers with high quality, customized cooling solutions to meet their unique needs . We satisfy our clients’ needs by offering the highest level of customer service and support. We do what we say, we finish what we start, and we complete projects on time.” —Steve Kinkel, CEO […]
March 9, 2009

The Three Commitments of United Metal Products®

While there are multiple commitments that United Metal Products makes to their clients, the following three are particularly emphasized: • To deal fairly and honestly in all situations and business relationships. • To consistently innovate cutting-edge, green technology to meet the most unique cooling and heating demands. • To provide the highest level of engineering and manufacturing […]