Shawcor CSI Project

Making an ambient environment for employees and their work Shawcor CSI Services is a pipe coating facility located in Nisku, Alberta. Nisku is one of the largest industrial parks in Western Canada, but the summer season is short and the minimum temperature stays above 10°C (50°F) only about 5 days in the year. In 2011, … Read more

Troubled Project

Electrical Mishaps Some projects seem fraught with bad luck. In this case, the client was constructing three oil storage tanks for a major energy company. The project ran for five months over the winter of 2014-2015. Desert Air was providing 32 kJ (30M BTUs) across seven heaters, maintenance for five other heaters owned by the … Read more

Park Derochie project

How one client used Desert Air Rentals for project success Park Derochie, Alberta’s largest tank coating contractor, has been recognized as No. 1 in Canada by the Journal of Protective Coatings and Linings. The company has a stringent quality program, and is the only company in Canada holding certifications in QP1, QP2, QP3, and QP6 … Read more

A different kind of cold

Driving north on Highway 63, on the stretch between Grasslands and Fort McMurray, the road gets unbelievably icy. When I make a trip and see only 4 flipped pickup trucks—I’m thinking, that’s very good. You can’t accelerate at 90, or your vehicle will go sideways. And if it flips, it slides, instead of doing a … Read more

Optimized Heating Solution

If you want to heat two or more environments simultaneously, there’s a very good chance you’ll benefit from an optimized heating solution. Here is an example that involved two large storage tanks sitting side by side. This configuration requires the use of cube heaters. They have the necessary electronic mechanisms that can automatically keep the … Read more

Shawcor CSI Project

An effective way to make an ambient environment for employees and their work [onehalf] Desert Air heaters are not just for one-time projects. Shawcor CSI Services is a pipe coating facility located in Nisku, Alberta. [/onehalf][onehalflast]Nisku is one of the largest industrial parks in Western Canada, but the summer season is short and the minimum … Read more

A troubled project that ended well

Some projects seem fraught with bad luck. In this case, the client was constructing three oil storage tanks for a major energy company. The project ran for five months over the winter of 2014-2015. Desert Air was providing 32 kJ (30M BTUs) across seven heaters, maintenance for five other heaters owned by the client, and … Read more

How Park Derochie used Desert Air Rentals for project success

Park Derochie, Alberta’s largest tank coating contractor, has been recognized as No. 1 in Canada by the Journal of Protective Coatings and Linings. The company has a stringent quality program, and is the only company in Canada holding certifications in QP1, QP2, QP3, and QP6 combined. One day, Park Derochie suddenly required heaters for a … Read more