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Tom Barrow Co. News & Updates


Read about innovative products, industry events, webinars, and other important HVAC topics and learning opportunities in our monthly e-newsletters.

Lumalier UVC Solutions

Tom Barrow Company has proudly represented Lumalier, the trusted authority in UVC solutions, for over ten years. With the appearance of COVID-19, upper-air UVGI fixtures have become an important product offering. A proven method of disinfection used in healthcare setting for over 80 years, upper-air UVGI fixtures are now being used in a variety of applications where targeted airborne pathogen reduction is needed.

View July 14, 2021 E-Newsletter

Calculating UVC for Maximum Effectiveness

The use of Ultraviolet C (UVC) inside HVAC air handling units is effective for surface disinfection on coils and drain pans to eliminate microbial growth, and it is also an effective air disinfection strategy when used inside of air handling units or ductwork.

There are several design steps to follow for accurate UVGI Rating Values (URV) calculation for achieving maximum disinfection effectiveness, specific to the disinfection goals and system specifications.

View June 23, 2021 E-Newsletter

Rapid Cooling with Cold Front from Big Ass Fans

With summer heat, creating cooler, more comfortable conditions that keep people safe and productive is important. Cold Front evaporative coolers from Big Ass Fans provide a rapid cooling effect, with the ability to lower the air temperature of a space, with effects based on the air temperature and humidity of the location.

View June 9, 2021 E-Newsletter

Product Highlight

From innovative new products to special applications, read about the broad range of options available for HVAC solutions in our product features.

Safer Buildings Methodologies

Tom Barrow Company represents many different manufacturers in our efforts to help our customers make their buildings safer. There are three endorsed methodologies from ASHRAE that include dilution, filtration, and disinfection that support efforts to allow occupants to be safer in spaces as we return to work.

Watch this video, featuring Mike Shea, President, discussing these methodologies and the benefits of each.

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Two Adiabatic Humidification Methods Intelligently Combined

Industrial Humidifier / Commercial Humidifier

The Condair DL Series hybrid humidifier relies exclusively on the advantages of both humidification methods of atomization and evaporation. This results in the sustainable resolution of key problems which can emerge when these technologies are used in isolation. The humidification system is therefore the first choice in terms of hygiene, energy efficiency and cost effectiveness.

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Tom Barrow Company Announces System that Increases Space Disinfection to Help Create Safer Public Environments Amid COVID-19

May 18, 2020 (ATLANTA, GA) --- Tom Barrow Company is pleased to announce it offers a solution to increase space disinfection through a system which combines Ultraviolet lights and high-volume, low-speed (HVLS) fans. “Upper-room Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI) fixtures have been used in hospital and other medical settings for a long time,” states Mike Shea, President, Tom Barrow Company. “Our system adds HVLS fans to increase the disinfection system effectiveness. Our system also takes the concept from a medical application to any facility where there is a need for disinfection.”

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Location Feature

We are proud to highlight a different TBCo location each month. From exciting projects to going the extra mile, we are proud to share how our teams are making a difference.

Moving Forward with Pensacola

While 2020 was a year filled with uncertainty and challenges, TBCo’s Pensacola branch did their part to ensure projects moved forward safely, and those efforts have continued in 2021. The team has been working with local contractors and engineers in the Panhandle of Florida and South Alabama on some exciting projects, including a new school in Florida.

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Building Business and Community in Jacksonville

Building Business and Community in Jacksonville

Tom Barrow Company’s Jacksonville branch has been busy at work and in the community, providing solutions for some large projects, sponsoring a local charity tournament, and offering several remote customer training events! Having served the Northeast Florida and portions of the Southwest Georgia markets since 1965, the TBCo Jacksonville branch has established itself as an expert resource in the HVAC industry and as an active member of the community.

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TBCo Community Involvement: Himalayan Children’s Charities Update

As part of Tom Barrow Company’s ongoing commitment to giving back to our communities, we are proud to work with Himalayan Children’s Charities, an organization that creates paths out of poverty for vulnerable at-risk youth in Nepal. TBCo is pleased to continue our sponsorship of Bipana, a Nepali student in the HCC community.

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