Protection of Seasonally Operated HVAC Equipment used in Commercial-Institutional Systems

August 20, 2019

Authors: E. S. Beardwood, J. Kuchinski. NACE Corrosion 2004, Paper No. 04318, NACE International, Publications Division, 1440 South Creek Drive, Houston, Texas, 77084, USA.

ABSTRACT: Practices used to minimize corrosion of seasonally operated HVAC equipment are examined. Preconditioning, shutdown, storage and start-up procedures will be discussed as well as intermittent equipment use.The later may occur throughout the year or during early seasonal start-up conditions. Chemical and chemistry control, as well as, operational conditions and modifications will be provided.