BLUE BOX TECHNOLOGY
A WHOLE NEW APPROACH
Blue Box is a patented process that makes it possible to penetrate through any depth of heat transfer coil within the commercial HVAC system. What we do is inject an odorless enzymes into the coils. The enzymes are designed to break down the biofilm build up that often form deep within these coils.
How we are able to penetrate the coil is that we inject these enzymes as a thick foam while our technicians keep the HVAC systems on. The air flow through the coils draws the foam through the coils, delivering near perfect surface area coverage throughout the coil.
Once introduced deep into the coils, the enzymes will begin to digest and breakdown any biofilm buildups, as well as hydrocarbons. As the thick foam moves through the coils, all the dirt, grime, and bio build ups are collected into the foam and are migrated out of the coils, where this foam slowly oozes out of the back end of the coil. All the foam and fouling materials eventually end up in the drainage pan and ultimately flush down the drain of the air handler.
BLUE BOX ENZYMES
THE PROBLEM: BACTERIA
Evaporative coils typically form moisture on their surfaces. This often results with the deep inside surfaces of the coils to become breeding grounds for bacteria and fungal growths. When these microbes begin to grown, they form a biofilm, which causes two main problems for coils. First, biofilms can be sticky and often collect dirt and other particles to them, which then begins to form blockages deep within the coils. Second, biofilms inhibit heat transfer of the coils metal surface.
THE PROBLEM: CHEMICALS
Chemicals are typically not very effective in removing biofilms and they often risk introducing corrosion to the metal surfaces. Enzymes turn these biofilms into a food source and are very effective at breaking down the biofilm deposits as well as the blockages that form deep within the coils. The big advantage to Enzymes is that our formulation is odorless and completely non-reactive to metal surfaces.
Will the enzymes react with the coils?
No, our enzyme formulation is pH neutral and will not react to metals.
How long must the Air Handlers be shutdown during the Blue Box process?
There is no downtime involved while our technicians are treating the coils. There may be a very short (5 mins max) shutdown of the air handler so the Blue Box technicians can cover a motor, if the motor is very close to the coils. Most projects require zero downtime during the Blue Box process.
Are there odors involved during the Blue Box process?
No, our process is completely odorless.
Will foam fly down the ducts?
No, the process is very controlled and foam slowly oozes out of the coils and collects in the drain pan during the cleaning process. No foam will enter into the ducts.
What happens when there is a heating coil in front of a cooling coil? Can the Blue Box process get through both coils?
Yes, it is no problem penetrating through multi-stacked coils.
Is there a size limit on the air handlers that the Blue Box can handle?
No, we can get through any size or depth of air handler and coil.
Does the Blue Box process work on air chilled condenser coils?
Yes, our process works very well on these coils.
What about fan coils and ceiling units? Is it possible to use Blue Box on these hard to reach coils?
Yes, Blue Box works equally well on the large air handlers as well as the small fan coils. Because the process is so controlled, it is possible to treat the hardest to reach ceiling units with no risk of water damage.
How does Blue Box help a building protect itself from COVID?
Blue Box helps with COVID in 2 fundamental ways. First, Blue Box delivers perfect surface area coverage which then makes it possible to remove all the biofilm build ups and to disinfect the deep inside of the coil surface areas. Second, by restoring the coils air flow, Blue Box greatly improves a buildings ventilation, which is essential in improving a buildings indoor air quality and in diffusing any effects of COVID.