Mechanical room


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Mechanical room

A room devoted to mechanical equipment and controls, such as a boiler, furnace, ductwork, plumbing, and water heater.
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mechanical equipment room, machinery room

A room containing a permanently installed refrigeration or air-conditioning system, or major parts thereof.
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After the facility's keypad lock froze, two heating units malfunctioned and a pipe burst, flooding a mechanical room and leaving shelter leaders to clean up, await permanent repairs and seek donations to cover unexpected costs that likely will reach into the thousands.
Investigators say an explosion that killed three people and injured 13 others at a Texas hospital this year was caused by natural gas that leaked into a boiler room and an adjacent mechanical room.
The state-of-the-art facility would have a number of features including a main entrance lobby, atrium, cigar lounge, pantry and preparation kitchen, party hall, kitchen, ladies and gents toilets, restaurants, indoor pool area, electrical and mechanical room, gym and pool lobby, gymnasium, aerobic area, administration offices, main kitchen lift lobby, terraces, snooker area, snack bar area, men / women sauna, fitness centre and library.
Designed for maximum flexibility and ease of installation, the compact dimensions of these new pumps save space in the mechanical room and enable them to be installed and maintained more quickly and easily in confined areas.
In fact, when I first walked into the boiler room, I thought it odd that the boilers would lack a top cover, exposing its internal working parts to the dirt and dust of a mechanical room. Seems like a poor design,
The basement was converted to the mechanical room, allowing for full build-out of the upper levels.
If the coupling is missing or damaged, you won't be able to attach the exhaust elbow pipe to the generator exhaust outlet in the mechanical room. The pipe directs generator exhaust away from the kitchen.
Because the kit is asserted to be able to test every VFD-controlled motor in a whole production plant, office building, mechanical room, or anywhere else VFD-driven motors are operating, it provides a desirable tool for anyone who needs to determine and convince others that a motor is or is not subject to stray shaft voltages great enough to harm motor bearings.
Renovations made by the Team Group, a Euless, Texas-based design/build construction firm, included a new roof, vapor barrier reestablishment, replacement of refrigeration compressors, electronics and other modifications to the mechanical room.
It wasn't until I went outside to the HVAC mechanical room that I realized my tenant had been right all along.
The subsidiary, University Mechanical & Engineer Contractors of E1 Cajon, Calif., will construct and install process equipment and piping for the raw water control, ballasted flocculation basins, filter gallery and filters, blower room, reservoir/pre-chlorination well, finished water pump station, recovered water basin, thickened sludge pump station, sludge drying beds, chemical building, and lox/ ozone mechanical room for the water treatment plant.

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