June, 2022

Hello June!

For all of the dad's out there - I am grateful there is an opportunity every year to celebrate your value. Children's health, well-being, and future are directly influenced by the love and support you give. Happy Father's day!

As we enter the hottest months of the year, it is important to take necessary steps to stay safe while working outdoors. There are many challenges you could face including fatigue, heart illness, dehydration, and direct sun exposure. But, you can remain safe and productive throughout the summer if you take action and manage your risks correctly.  Read on to find out more.

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2022 Refrigerant Regulations: Making Sense of it All!
The HVAC/R field is abuzz with chatter about the new AIM/EPA regulations being implemented this year (2022). Thanks to the guidelines being written exclusively in scientific terminology, and vague standards, let's face it...
WE HAVE QUESTIONS! So, I decided to document those questions we all have about what this means for our trade, and answer them in a form of English we all can understand...Hope it helps!

The Top 5 Workplace Summer Safety Hazards (and What You Can Do About Them)
It's time for warm weather, long weekends, and backyard cookouts. But the summer season also brings unique workplace hazards. Staying safe during the hot weather means understanding and managing the risks. From illnesses like heat stress and heat stroke to summer construction projects, let’s look at some of the top summer safety hazards and how to address them.

Hazard #1: Fatigue
While the summer sun can be a welcome change from cold winter days, it can also lead to fatigue for workers who spend a lot of time in. The sun tends to sap energy for a few reasons:

Billions in COVID-relief funding went to schools. Will more of them update indoor air filtration?
Many U.S. schools were in dire need of upgrades — burdened by leaking pipes, mold and antiquated heating systems — long before the COVID-19 pandemic drew attention to the importance of indoor ventilation in reducing the spread of infectious disease.

The average U.S. school building is 50 years old, and many schools date back more than a century.

So, one might assume school districts across the nation would welcome the opportunity created by billions of dollars in federal COVID-relief money available to upgrade heating and air-conditioning systems and improve air quality and filtration in K-12 schools.

Keeping Things Light
About the Katilyst Company
Katilyst Company is your HVAC consultant and supply partner. We work diligently to eliminate unnecessary costs for your commercial projects, repair, and maintenance efforts. Our purpose is to expedite the procurement process which leads to a happier and healthier environment for our clients. When you engage Katilyst for your Commercial HVAC needs, you can expect accurate answers along with a fast and complete solution. Katilyst is a SWaM certified micro-business with 15+ years of experience. We maintain a vast network of resources to locate all types of HVAC parts and equipment. 

Katilyst also offers premier project management and consulting services at any stage of your project. We pay close attention to detail while offering flexibility, a fresh perspective, and experienced personnel. Katilyst strives for the highest level of productivity and enthusiasm at all times.  

Learn more about our services by visiting our website: www.KatilystCompany.com  
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