Mechanical Systems

Chiller Systems Program Management

Craig Butcher, Program Manager Phone: (734)647-2041
Email: cbutcher@umich.edu
Aerik La Fave, Central Mechanical Business Manager Phone: (734) 647-2081
Email: aerikl@umich.edu
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What is Air Conditioning?
The American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) defines air conditioning as “The process of treating air so as to control simultaneously its temperature, humidity, cleanliness, and distribution to meet the requirements of the conditioned space.”

  • Chiller Operation and Maintenance: start-up, operation, repair, and maintenance of building chillers and associated systems (cooling towers, valves, pumps, and controls).

They also provides these specialty services:

  • Eddy Current Analysis: Certified technicians analyze tube condition in chillers and heat exchangers to detect incipient failures, cut maintenance costs, and reduce service downtime.