With help from celebrity investors like Dan Aykroyd and Aerosmith, House of Blues has been an iconic franchise in live music since 1992. The popular Boston location that opened in 2009 next to Fenway Park is a prime spot for concerts and private events. A packed schedule that leaves little downtime for repair of the club’s HVAC equipment means that reliability and ease of maintenance are extremely important factors when making purchasing decisions.
In 2016, energy recovery wheels in two rooftop air handlers became blocked after six years of exposure to airborne particulates. Although efforts were made to unclog the damaged wheels, cleaning in place was not an option due to concerns that water and cleaning fluids could damage the ductwork and ceilings below.