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Common Commercial HVAC Headaches

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Commercial HVAC systems are essential to keeping our hospitals, schools, offices, and entertainment facilities up and running. For a facility manager, the air conditioning or heat failing is a major headache. Fortunately, many of the most common HVAC system issues can be prevented with ongoing service and maintenance. Here’s a look at some of the […]

Advantages to Upgrading Your Healthcare HVAC System

Over time, as a healthcare facility ages, upgrades are made. Walls are painted, new flooring is installed and furniture is replaced. The HVAC system can often be overlooked when making decisions for upgrades and renovations. Yet, the HVAC system is arguably the most important part of a healthcare facility. Without proper heating, cooling, and plumbing, […]

Keep Your Commercial HVAC System Running In Every Season

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Effective HVAC systems are especially important in the Midwest where the summers are muggy and the winters come with “polar vortex” temperatures and wind chills. The top priority of a commercial HVAC system is to keep building occupants comfortable year-round. Here are some best practices for ensuring your facility’s HVAC is ready to keep up […]

Why Cutting Corners With Your HVAC System Could Cost You

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While quick HVAC system fixes that save money initially often seem like the best solution, in many cases they become very costly. In the long run, quick fixes can turn into emergencies down the road. We’re taking a look at a few of the reasons why cutting corners with your HVAC system could cost you. […]

REPAIR OR REPLACE: KNOWING WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR HVAC SYSTEM ACTS UP

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When the season changes, facility managers often wonder if their building’s HVAC system is ready to take on the weather ahead. When commercial HVAC equipment shows signs of not working properly, the debate of whether to repair or replace begins. Commercial HVAC equipment is an investment. You want to get as much out of your […]

Preparing your Commercial HVAC System for Spring

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Each season comes with different demands on your facility’s commercial HVAC system. With that in mind, it’s important to have a service maintenance plan in place. Scheduled seasonal maintenance is a great way to make sure your HVAC system is ready for the season ahead. One season that we often overlook is spring. With snow […]

What Makes Healthcare HVAC Systems Unique

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Commercial facilities have the same basic HVAC and plumbing systems: air conditioning, heating, piping for water and waste. However, healthcare buildings require specialized equipment. Hospitals have unique mechanical system needs ranging from the type of filters used to special equipment installations. Here’s a look at what sets healthcare facilities apart from other large buildings. Health […]

TIPS FOR EXTENDING THE LIFE OF YOUR FACILITY’S HVAC EQUIPMENT

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Even the best commercial HVAC equipment will need to be repaired and replaced at some point. That said, you want to get the most out of your investment. For that reason, we’re sharing a few of our top tips to help you extend the life of your HVAC system: Schedule Routine Preventative Maintenance Preventative maintenance […]

The Risks of Neglecting Facility Maintenance

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As a facility owner or manager, you are responsible for keeping your building safe for employees and occupants. This means proper facility maintenance to eliminate hazards that can be harmful to building occupants. Top hazards to look out for include: leaks, electrical problems, and poor indoor air quality. Leaks Leaks from pipes and plumbing fixtures […]