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Case Study: Bag Filters – University of San Diego, CA

Pall Water bag filters help the University of San Diego, CA reduce maintenance needs, enable proactive capacity assessment, and save on energy costs.

Case Study: University of San Diego, CA

Municipal Water Treatment – Commercial & Institutional | North America: San Diego, California, USA

 

In 2014, the University of San Diego began experiencing HVAC issues in several buildings across campus, particularly in the Degheri Alumni Center, a 28,000 square-foot administrative building. Sediment buildup was causing cooling coils to clog, thus preventing air conditioning units from operating properly, which put a significant strain on the maintenance teams' time and resources. In order to restore HVAC functionality, Pall Water’s 5 micron Polyfold filter bag was selected due to its ability to prevent sediment buildup

 

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Solution Overview

  • Membrane Strength: Capable of handling flow rates of 200 GPM
  • Proven Results: Successfully solved sediment buildup challenges
  • Extended Equipment Lifecycle: Reduced strain on HVAC equipment
  • Time Savings: Reduced need for time-consuming maintenance requests

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"Preventing Sediment Buildup and Malfunctioning HVAC Systems On Campus with Filters"
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  • The Challenge

    The University of San Diego’s technicians were required to manually back flush coils on the roof of each affected building to remove the sediment every 4 - 14 days. A rapid solution was needed to restore proper HVAC functionality and alleviate a time-consuming issue for the technicians.

  • The Solution

    After evaluating many options, Pall Water's 5 micron Polyfold filter bag was selected due to its strength and ability to reduce the amount of contaminant bypass. The filter bags are capable of handling flow rates of 200 GPM, twice the amount of competing solutions.

  • The Results

    The high-performing filter bags have solved the University of San Diego's temperature control issues, caused by sediment buildup. Maintenance workers are now freed up to perform other activities beyond clearing out air handlers. Additionally, unnecessary wear and tear that would have impacted the equipment's lifecycle has been resolved.

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Installation of Pall Water bag filters allows a university in California to ensure proper HVAC functionality, saving on energy costs and maintenance needs

Filter Bags & Housings

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Pall Filter Bags set the bar for quality. Capable of withstanding higher solid loading while reducing waste volume and bag changes, our filter bags have a long performance life when compared to similar filter bags. Contact us today for more information and quick and easy ordering. 

Pretreatment Solutions: Filters & Housings

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Browse our wide range of consumable filters and housings today. Pall Water's pretreatment solutions perfectly accompany existing Pall systems. Discover how effective filtration can protect your membranes, your systems, and your investments. 

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