Prepare Your Cooling Towers for Winter

November 9, 2023


With winter on the horizon, safeguarding cooling towers against freezing temperatures is not just crucial for maintaining operations—it’s a strategic imperative for businesses. The cost of inaction can be substantial, ranging from operational disruptions to significant repair expenses. Chem-Aqua tells us how to prepare cooling towers for winter and navigate the cooler months without incident.

To prepare cooling towers for the winter season, facility managers must hold regular inspections, take proactive cold weather protocols, maintain heat loads and flow rates, and manage airflow. Chem-Aqua also emphasizes the severe implications of ice formation on operational efficiency and structural integrity, and provides a comprehensive approach to prevent potential damage, ensuring your cooling systems remain functional and safe in freezing conditions.


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