March 2, 2009

Chil-Pak’s® Commitment to Excellence in the Fabrication Process

As an ISO 9001:2000 certified company, Chil-Pak® adheres to a rigorous manufacturing process that ensures the highest quality standards.  Chil-Pak’s® formal dedication to continually improve their manufacturing process and support systems is a reflection of the company’s overall commitment to excellence. “One of our commitments at Chil-Pak is to implement the highest caliber of engineering and manufacturing techniques […]
February 27, 2009

Five Tips for Achieving Top Performance from Evaporative Cooling Equipment

In order to achieve the maximum effectiveness from your evaporative cooling equipment regular maintenance is needed. offers the following five tips for optimal performance: Remember to drain and disinfect the water distribution system every three months. Avoid contaminants such as dust, toxic fumes, and harsh chemical cleaners including those for water treatment. Make sure that the […]
February 27, 2009

Virtual Modeling Process for the Central Plant Solution

The DNA of all Chil-Pak® equipment originates with the P&ID drawing. Chil-Pak® uses the intelligent design information about the components contained in the P&ID to make the appropriate component selection. The “Solid WorksTM” 3D design program enables Chil-Pak® to arrange the piping layout to make sure the connections are accurate and the components easily serviceable, as well […]
February 26, 2009

United Metal Products Accepts Invitation to Join the Western Cooling Efficiency Center

As part of United Metal Products’ commitment toward continually developing energy efficient, cost saving evaporative cooling technology, they have accepted an invitation to become an affiliate member of the Western Cooling Efficiency Center at the University of California Davis. One of the main goals of the WCEC is to “reduce cooling system electrical demand and energy consumption […]
February 17, 2009

Steve Kinkel Addresses Association of Energy Engineers on Environmental Benefits of Evaporative Cooling

Steve Kinkel, the CEO of United Metal Products, recently gave a presentation to the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) highlighting six reasons why evaporative cooling is the green solution for “big box” cooling. Below is a slightly modified summary of the environmental benefits that Kinkel mentioned: Evaporative cooling is nature’s own method of cooling. Evaporative cooling systems […]
February 17, 2009

The ERU™: An Innovative Solution for Wet Bulb Energy Recovery

United Metal Products’® Wet Bulb Energy Recovery Unit (ERU) works differently than other energy recovery systems by exchanging air at the wet bulb temperature as opposed to the traditional dry bulb or sensible exchangers. These units are perfect for commercial and industrial applications in regions with a high dry bulb temperature and relatively low wet bulb temperature […]
February 17, 2009

Pictures from a Recent Packaged Central Plant Installation

February 17, 2009

Chil-Pak’s® “Easy Button Approach”

Chil-Pak’s® skilled team of highly trained engineers have already done the time consuming work by creating compact fully integrated, “plug and play,” central plant systems. By using the most powerful engineering tools available, Chil-Pak’s® design-manufacture team can quickly create customized, application specific, engineered solutions for all types of commercial/industrial facilities. Chil-Pak’s® innovative engineering along with their “easy […]
February 16, 2009

The Vision Behind Chil-Pak®

‘‘The vision behind Chil-Pak® is to provide engineers, building owners, and contractors with a fully integrated packaged central plant in a simple cost effective ‘plug and play’ unit. Not only do we streamline the entire design build process, but we create high quality, energy efficient, systems by implementing our brand-neutral, application-specific philosophy in the design and manufacturing […]
February 13, 2009

Chil-Pak®: Leading Manufacturer of High Quality Packaged Central Plants (Part 2)

Chil-Pak® is a manufacturer of high quality, innovative, environmentally friendly, packaged central plants with a strong commitment to customer service. As a leading provider of packaged central plants Chil-Pak® offers a wide range of cutting edge, green cooling/heating solutions to meet the most demanding HVAC needs of commercial and industrial facilities. Chil-Pak’s® ability to provide high performing, […]