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Weatherization: Home Safety Issues and Reducing Your Energy Bill
Dec 14th 2016

Weatherization: Home Safety Issues and Reducing Your Energy Bill

We recently learned about a nationwide program instituted by the U.S. Department of Energy that promotes the use of clean and sustainable energy through weatherization funding. It’s the Weatherization Assistance Program. This came to our attention when a couple of new customers approached us from community action groups that specifically carry out weatherization services. These customers purcha … read more
What's New in the World of RKI Gas Monitors?
Nov 15th 2016

What's New in the World of RKI Gas Monitors?

Gas detectors are essential for confined space monitoring before and after the entry. RKI designs high-rated topside and diffusion gas monitors for these purposes. Topside Monitors The  GX-2012 is an active pumped four-gas monitor with sensors engineered to detect Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S), Carbon Monoxide (CO), Oxygen (O2) and combustible gases (LEL). Its powerful internal p … read more
Jan 14th 2015

Bump Testing and Calibration of your Gas Monitors

Gas monitors need regular calibration and bump testing if you want to be sure they are working properly. Like a guitar, monitors can drift out of tune. You've got a couple of choices to get it working properly. And as everyone who owns a gas monitor knows - whether it's a multi-gas monitor like the GasAlert Micro Clip XT, or a single-gas monitor like the Gas Clip Technologies H2S Monitor -&n … read more
Jun 2nd 2014

New Alarm Point Settings on RKI Portable H2S Monitors

Recently RKI Instruments sent out a notice explaining a change to their alarm settings on Eagle 2, GX-2009, and GX-2012 monitors. In order to comply with new industry standards developed by the fine folks at the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), RKI Instruments is lowering their Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) threshold limit values. These aren't the regu … read more
Mar 3rd 2014

Draeger Pac 7000 Single-Gas Monitors

So many single-gas monitors are disposable these days. But not all of them. People buy disposable monitors for a range of reasons. Their workers lose them, or they want a fixed, measurable cost on their books. Some folks just want the cheapest monitor available so they are in compliance with OSHA regulations. But not every company falls into these categories. For companies who are serious about … read more
Oct 28th 2013

Replacing Sensors in Your BW GasAlert MicroClip XT Gas Monitor

Gas monitors are sophisticated instruments, but changing sensors is easy. By taking your time and following these simple instructions for replacing sensors, your BW Honeywell monitor will be back in the field in no time. Remember, new sensors require a few hours to burn in - especially the O2 sensor - so don't turn the monitor on right away. Once you restart the monitor, you may receive a … read more