Who We Are

Applied Air is a manufacturer of Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) equipment ideal for controlling the temperature and quality of the indoor air in any commercial or industrial building. Our product mix includes packaged dedicated outdoor air systems and ventilation equipment, direct gas fired, indirect gas fired, air turnover, and evaporative cooling systems. Applied Air HVAC systems can provide makeup air, ventilation air, space heating, space cooling, or “green” cooling. See our product catalog to view the full range of heating, ventilating and air conditioning products.

Typical Applications

Applied Air HVAC products have been used in warehouses, distribution centers, kitchens, gymnasiums, schools, factories, waste water treatment plants, prisons, military bases, temperature critical storage, and offices. To determine whether you need an Air Turnover, Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems (DOAS), Direct Fired, Indirect Fired, or Evaporative Cooling system, visit our product selection page and choose your application from the list.

Why Use Applied Air?

Applied Air HVAC products have one of the lowest warranty cost histories in the industry. Applied Air products are designed to make post-sale service and maintenance simpler. In addition Applied Air incorporates technologies such as DDC controls, high turndown gas heat technology, digital R410a compressors, heat reclaim, outside air reheat, integrated airflow stations, web-based control interfaces, and indirect or direct evaporative (adiabatic) cooling. Applied Air also provides unique design support tools such as Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD) modeling and Building Information Model (BIM) objects in Revit format.

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A New Video on YouTube Describing How the Aztec Evap System Works

A new video has been loaded on the Mestex YouTube channel (http://www.youtube.com/MestexHVAC) showing how the Aztec Indirect Evaporative Cooling System works.

SHOWTIME!!!

SHOWTIME!!!I guess it must be that time of the year because the trade shows are starting to pick up steam.  The Dallas division of Mestek, Mestex, has several upcoming trade show events. First up will ...
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Aztec To Be In Capacity North America Exhibit Hall

Having just completed another successfull showing at Data Center World in Orlando, Aztec will be participating in the 13th Annual Capacity North America trade show in Toronto October 23 and 24.  ...
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Virtual Reality

Virtual RealityIn recent days a company created a virtual world that showed the application of a real world product.  In their case the real world product was firearms.  The object of the game was ...
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A Simple Concept That Saves Big Dollars

A Simple Concept That Saves Big DollarsOr, How a Bad Hair Day Can Save You Thousands Of Dollars... You have probably walked through a doorway some time in your life that totally messed up your hair…you had just experienced an ...
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Indirect Evaporative Cooling Research Project Launched

Indirect Evaporative Cooling Research Project LaunchedASME Paper Documents CFD Modeling of Aztec IDEC System The 2013 ASME “International Technical Conference and Exhibition on Packaging and Integration of Electronic and Photonic ...
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Canadian Patent Granted for Mestex Digital High Turndown Burner

Canadian Patent Granted for Mestex Digital High Turndown BurnerThe digital high turndown burner ("DHTD") technology that was developed at Mestex in Dallas has been granted Canadian Patent Number 2,709,802.  The DHTD burner technology is used on ...
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So You Think Your Critical HVAC System Is Reliable?

So You Think Your Critical HVAC System Is Reliable?I just read an article in Engineered Systems magazine that reminded me of one of my own blog postings from a few months ago.  The difference is that the author in the ES magazine article ...
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Aztec Provides Fresh Air Intake Penthouses for Data Centers in Northwestern US

Aztec Provides Fresh Air Intake Penthouses for Data Centers in Northwestern USMany modern data centers are now being design to the latest ASHRAE TC 9.9 guidelines that allow the use of fresh air cooling for thousands of hours per year.  This obviously saves a tremendous ...
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Shading and Make-Up for Building Designers

Shading and Make-Up for Building DesignersI just returned from a meeting in Florida and I was reminded of a couple of basic concepts that apply to virtually all building designs. Our meeting room faced an outside wall ...
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Credibility and Trust

Credibility and TrustAlthough the use of evaporative/adiabatic cooling in data centers is growing by leaps and bounds we face an interesting problem here at Aztec and Alton. As part of a larger half-billion dollar ...
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How I Spent My Summer Vacation

It has been a while since I have posted anything to this blog...no, I was not on sabbatical on some desert island...I have been traveling around North America talking to consulting engineers, ...
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Too Hot to Handle? A Simple Reminder.

Too Hot to Handle?  A Simple Reminder. Well, this is embarrasing. I have been in the HVAC industry for over 40 years now and have helped design and manufacture some of the more sophisticated products that have been introduced. But, in ...
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Preaching to the Choir

Preaching to the Choir   I have had a busy few weeks traveling to meetings and visiting with owners, operators, engineers, and researchers. This has given me an interesting perspective and awareness of an ...
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Evaporative Cooling Anaysis for Data Modules in Two Diverse Climates

One of the common concerns expressed about the use of evaporative cooling for data centers, server rooms, telecom facilities, or other facilities housing heat producing electronics is the ability ...
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