Contact Us





Copyright Notice

© Arthur Freedman Associates. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of material on the Arthur Freedman Associates website without express and written permission from this site’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Arthur Freedman Associates with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

Blog

/Blog

AFA News

Robert Cunningham, P.E – Filling a Critical Role with Arthur Freedman Associates (AFA)

By | November 13th, 2017|Categories: News|

Robert (Bob) Cunningham, P.E. is a water treatment consultant providing advice and advanced problem solving skills for clients of  Arthur Freedman Associates. Bob brings 55 years of domestic and international field service and troubleshooting experience [...]

Comments Off on Robert Cunningham, P.E – Filling a Critical Role with Arthur Freedman Associates (AFA)

Legionella

Hopkins scientists are engineering cells to eat deadly bacteria – The Baltimore Sun.

By | May 9th, 2017|Categories: Legionella|

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University are working to engineer single-cell organisms that will seek out and eat bacteria that are deadly to humans. Their work combines the fields of biology and engineering in [...]

Comments Off on Hopkins scientists are engineering cells to eat deadly bacteria – The Baltimore Sun.

Legionellosis Prevention in Industrial Equipment

By | April 28th, 2017|Categories: Legionella|

Legionellosis is the most significant waterborne disease in the U.S. and possibly in many other developed countries with plumbing and other water handling systems. It accounted for about two-thirds of identified waterborne disease outbreaks [...]

Comments Off on Legionellosis Prevention in Industrial Equipment

Following ASHRAE 188 with Limited Time, Money, and Personnel: Pressure for Building Operators and Health Officials

By | April 28th, 2017|Categories: Legionella|

Let’s be honest. Most people who work in facilities management, infection control, property management, safety, industrial hygiene, or engineering want to protect the people in their buildings from Legionella and other waterborne pathogens—not just in [...]

Comments Off on Following ASHRAE 188 with Limited Time, Money, and Personnel: Pressure for Building Operators and Health Officials

Corrosion

The Complex and Fine Art of Water Treatment for Corrosion Protection

By | October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Corrosion|

The Complex and Fine Art of Water Treatment for Corrosion Protection For those of us in the corrosion mitigation industry, corrosion is a relatively straightforward problem. Most corrosion professionals understand that when mitigating corrosion [...]

Comments Off on The Complex and Fine Art of Water Treatment for Corrosion Protection

Scientists Get a Nanoscale Look at Corrosion in Real Time

By | October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Corrosion|

Posted on the Electrochemical Society Blog on September 22, 2017 by Amanda Staller A new device has given scientists a nanoscale glimpse of crevice and pitting corrosion as it happens. Corrosion [...]

Comments Off on Scientists Get a Nanoscale Look at Corrosion in Real Time

Data Centers and Cooling Towers

Cooling Towers Offer Water and Energy Savings as Part of Efficient Data Center Cooling Systems

By | October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Data Centers and Cooling Towers|

From SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc.  – Douglas Bougher and Kent Martens, P.E. Jul 11, 2017 The number of data centers in the United States continues to grow in response to the enormous [...]

Comments Off on Cooling Towers Offer Water and Energy Savings as Part of Efficient Data Center Cooling Systems

The Insides of these Abandoned Cooling Towers Look Straight Out of a Sci-Fi Film

By | April 28th, 2017|Categories: Data Centers and Cooling Towers|

REGINALD VAN DE VELDE In an ongoing series, Belgian photographer Reginald Van de Velde explores the inner workings and mechanisms of cooling towers across Europe. Capturing abandoned ones, active ones, decommissioned ones, towers on [...]

Comments Off on The Insides of these Abandoned Cooling Towers Look Straight Out of a Sci-Fi Film

Water Quality: Essential to Cooling Tower Health and Operation

By | April 28th, 2017|Categories: Data Centers and Cooling Towers|

Maintaining consistent water quality throughout the system is important for the health of the entire condenser water system. Any industry professional would quickly agree that water is the key ingredient to evaporative cooling system [...]

Comments Off on Water Quality: Essential to Cooling Tower Health and Operation

Buildings

7 billion-dollar mega-projects that will transform New York City by 2035

By | April 28th, 2017|Categories: Buildings|

New York City has a number of ambitious development and infrastructure projects underway. Manhattan's most recent transportation upgrade came in the form of the glistening, $4.5 billion Second Avenue subway line, which opened on [...]

Comments Off on 7 billion-dollar mega-projects that will transform New York City by 2035

Environmental

How a Paradigm Change Could Resolve the Lead and Cooper Drinking Water Crises – Rob Ferguson, French Creek Software

By | April 28th, 2017|Categories: Environmental|

A paradigm shift is needed to resolve the lead (Pb) and copper (Cu) potable water hazardous metal crisis in the United States. This commentary proposes a shift towards an industrial water treatment evaluation approach rather [...]

Comments Off on How a Paradigm Change Could Resolve the Lead and Cooper Drinking Water Crises – Rob Ferguson, French Creek Software

Chemistry and Science

BSI-099: It’s All Relative. Magic and Mystery of the Water Molecule

By | October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Chemistry and Science|

This post is a re-post from Building Science Corporation and Joseph Lstiburek From SEPTEMBER 26, 2017. It is just shocking, just shocking that some molecules have a positive electrical charge and a negative electrical charge.  Water [...]

Comments Off on BSI-099: It’s All Relative. Magic and Mystery of the Water Molecule

Expert Witness Services

A Primer on When to Use Expert Witnesses and How to Find Them

By | April 28th, 2017|Categories: Expert Witness Services|

In high-stakes litigation, expert witness testimony is often a necessary and critical part of litigation strategy. Experts can offer testimony to address unique questions or facts that are central to liability issues. They are [...]

Comments Off on A Primer on When to Use Expert Witnesses and How to Find Them

Marine

BSI-078 – Ship Shape—The Luftwaffe, Ballast and Shipping Containers

By | October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Marine|

From Building Science Corporation and Joseph Lstiburek on JUNE 10, 2014 Ballast is necessary in ships for stability, balance, trim and to otherwise keep them upright because the alternative is not pleasant. The amount of ballast [...]

Comments Off on BSI-078 – Ship Shape—The Luftwaffe, Ballast and Shipping Containers