Air Tech Environmental is now McHale Environmental
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Air-Tech Environmental Acquired by McHale Performance to Expand Offerings and Capability

September 7, 2017

  • Uniquely Enhances Problem Solving Capacity in Conjunction with Performance Services
  • Increases Environmental Testing and Consulting Capability to Additional Markets
  • Further Strengthens Environmental Offering Depth of Experience and Expertise
  • Full Turnkey Consulting, Testing, and Measurement Capability to Reduce Project Risks and Costs
  • Increases Services to Additional Industries and Market

DURHAM, NC USA Air-Tech Environmental, is pleased to announce that McHale Performance ( has been selected and completed the acquisition of Air-Tech Environmental. McHale Performance was founded in 1995 and is a full service firm in the areas of testing, emissions, measurement, improvement, advising, and training. Joining Air-Tech Environmental with McHale enhances the depth and breadth of services that we are able to offer our clients through unique expertise in both performance and emissions.

“With McHale’s worldwide expertise in their performance testing and consulting services, we are now offering full turnkey solutions to our valued clients,” said Mike Hartman, Managing Director of Air-Tech Environmental. “Joining with the McHale team will help us better serve our clients and the industries we serve through a unique combination of expertise with best in class performance and emissions capabilities. We look forward to offering these services to our clients and solving problems presented by 21st century companies.”

About McHale Performance

McHale Performance was formed by Pat and Mike McHale as an outgrowth of their experience providing power plant performance testing services for over 30 years. They have a unique combination of experience in design, startup, testing and operations for natural gas, fossil (coal, heavy oil, and distillate), nuclear, renewable fuel, hydroelectric, geothermal, and wind power plants.

Our services are built around providing the right solution for the real problem. We have specialized in providing the following services:

  • Performance improvement, audits and evaluation
  • Environmental troubleshooting and resolution of compliance
  • Integrated Testing Solutions (Thermal, Environmental, Acoustical, Mechanical)
  • Performance monitoring
  • Engineering models
  • Client Advising
  • Training

McHale’s major focus is on plant improvement. In a highly competitive market, performance is essential. Efficient plant operation, fuel savings and reducing emissions serves everyone. To improve performance, plants must look beyond technical quick fixes. Most of the easy solutions have been applied and there's still more to be done.

Plant testing has been a large part of our company's work. In addition to work at chemical, process and refineries, McHale has tested well over 340,000 MW of power plants around the world. Their clients include independent power producers, architect engineer constructors, utilities, industrial power users, equipment manufacturers’ and O&M providers. Through years of testing they have developed a modular approach to quickly customize procedures and models to specific project requirements which keeps our high quality services exceptionally cost effective.

For more information visit the company’s website at