When looking for the company to do your plant testing - look to McHale & Associates. We have provided power plant performance testing for over 200,000 MW of power plants. Since 1995 our services have been provided to over 200 facilities.
McHale staff has start-up, testing, and operations experience in almost every type of energy facility including gas, coal, heavy oil and distillate, geothermal, nuclear, ethanol and hydroelectric, as well as renewable and clean fuels such as biomass and wind power. We have spent time with most major manufacturer's equipment and have worked in facilities designed by almost every A/E. When it comes to seeing the effect of different designs on performance, we probably have run across it before.
Since our inception in 1995, our broad industry knowledge has set us apart. We know first-hand the challenges that companies face in management, operations, start-up, design, instrumentation and controls. Our modular approach with quick customization of computer models provides for precise evaluation while keeping testing costs to projects minimal.
Advantages of the McHale Test Team:
- Superior Technical Knowledge and Experience
- Mindful of Contractual Requirements and Stipulations
- Systematic Approach
- Consistent Procedures
- Highly Accurate Test Instrumentation
- Flexible Models
- Detailed Reports
McHale has been a corporate member of the Cooling Technology Institute (CTI) for over 4 years and is licensed by CTI as an independent testing agency to perform performance and acceptance testing on cooling towers and related equipment. CTI licensure is held separately for thermal testing and drift emission testing. The CTI program for licensed sound testing is still under development and is expected to be added to the McHale CTI licensed testing capabilities as it becomes available.