Extend Your Reach with the ST-A Series by Precon

Kele's Precon brand has a sensor solution for ALL your application needs, even the odd ones! Job site situation #1: You need a temperature sensor for your tank or cooling tower sump, but they don’t make one long enough. Special ordering one seems daunting. What if it doesn’t work out and you can’t send it back? Precon has a solution for you. If your sensor probe isn’t long enough to reach your desired depth, create an extension! This solution allows you to measure the temperature without having to drain … [Continue reading]

Is Saving Energy Really that Hard to do? Apparently it is for Some?

As many of us have been told for years, programmable thermostats are worth their weight in gold when it comes to energy savings. Well, maybe not gold these days, but you get the point. According to the Department of Energy, heating and cooling costs are one of the largest expenses associated with commercial buildings. Savings from using a programmable thermostat can be impressive. Recent studies show that proper usage of a programmable thermostat can cut business' heating costs by approximately 25%. In the summer, … [Continue reading]

Green Buildings need Clean Electrical Power for Sustainability

Major changes are taking place in the United States as we all move forward to reduced energy consumption and utilization of renewable energy sources in our homes, offices, campus environments, and factories. As new technology becomes available with ever increasing returns on investment many owners are ready to become part of the “Green Movement” that is currently taking place all across america. No question about it the time is right for all us to move forward with our Green initiatives. With this in mind … [Continue reading]

Kele Services

Often times when people think of Kele they think of our huge product selection and availability. It’s true—not only does Kele provide nearly 60,000 products to choose from, we also have unlimited access to hundreds of thousands of product SKUs from over 300 of the industry’s premier manufacturers. But did you know that Kele has several services that could help drastically simplify your projects and workload? Here are some of our most used services: 1. Custom Panel Fabrication Kele has been building … [Continue reading]

Coming Soon—New Kele.com & 2014-15 Kele Catalog

At Kele—we’re committed to providing you the best products, services and solutions in the building automation and HVAC/R industries. And we’re starting 2014 off with two new solutions that will help you get the job done right! In the first quarter we will be launching a new Kele.com and will be releasing our 2014-15 Kele catalog. New Kele.com: Fresh, sleek and easy-to-use are just some of the things people are saying to describe the new Kele.com. But we didn’t just update the look and feel of the … [Continue reading]

When the Controls Just Won’t Work

I have an old engineer friend I’ll call Bucky (not his real name). Bucky was burned years ago when he designed an HVAC system that turned out to have insufficient capacity to keep the building comfortable in winter. In fact, the perimeter offices were in the low 50s (°F) (low teens °C) when the first cold snap hit. When I say he was burned, I mean it figuratively – but the occupants of the building were thinking about burning him literally. Well, old Bucky was not going to be burned again. We joke that the … [Continue reading]