VA Hospitals to Implement Kroff Chemical Company, Inc. Chiller Efficiency Program

Wednesday, July 28, 2010 Hospital News
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PITTSBURGH, July 27 Kroff Chemical Company, Inc., one of the fastest-growing water treatment companies in the United States, has teamed with general contractor Cornett and Associates a 100-percent Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business to provide Kroff's innovative Web-based chiller efficiency program to a host of VA Hospitals. After establishing a successful beta site, the Veterans Administration will expand the program to more than 17 locations nationally.

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"With the potential for a centrifugal chiller to consume as much as 40 percent of a total energy budget in a Chiller Plant, organizations such as these VA Hospitals pay dearly to provide a comfortable work environment at numerous facilities," said Don Tomovich, east regional manager of Kroff Chemical Company, Inc. "Our chiller efficiency program - in the hands of the experts at Cornett and Associates - will enable these facilities to save money by operating at a peak level of efficiency."

Kroff's chiller efficiency program is a Web-based program that provides measurable savings in energy consumption, resulting in a measurable reduction in total cost of operation. Through daily analysis of chiller performance, the program identifies operational problems that result in excessive energy costs. The program tracks the performance of certain parameters, such as the temperature profiles on condenser and evaporator water, saturated refrigerant temperatures, oil temperatures and pressures, bearing temperatures, and purge and chiller run times. The problems identified are quantified in percentage efficiency loss as well as estimated dollar impact.

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About Kroff, Inc.

Kroff, Inc. is the parent organization of one of the fastest-growing, privately-held, full-service water treatment companies in the United States. This includes Kroff Chemical Company, Inc., which serves a wide range of industries that include primary metals, manufacturing, health care, and energy. Kroff enables companies to operate more efficiently and cost effectively as they comply with stringent environmental regulations. For more than two decades, the company has provided custom-blended specialty chemicals and unique services that help companies lower the cost of operations. And now, Kroff's services go beyond water treatment through a variety of specialized divisions: Kroff Facilities Services, Inc., enabling companies and organizations to outsource their water treatment services; Kroff Process Technologies, Inc., providing process cleaners and lubricants to support the metals production and fabrication industries; Kroff Well Services, Inc., offering remediation of flowback waters and production brines for frac water reuse; and Kroff Materials Reprocessing, Inc., which allows companies to reuse and recycle industrial manufacturing byproducts, including oil. For more information about Kroff, Inc., please visit

Contact: Jeff Donaldson For Kroff, Inc. 412-642-7700

SOURCE Kroff, Inc.

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