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St. Louis Spring HVAC Maintenance

If you want your car to last a long time, you must have regular HVAC maintenance done.  Flushing systems, changing the oil, and replacing worn parts are part of that maintenance.  The same is true for any machine, including your HVAC system.  Think about how often your car runs per day.  One hour?  Maybe two?  Depending on your building’s hours of occupancy, your HVAC system could be turning off and on 24 hours a day.  It’s a hard-working system that requires regular TLC. What are the benefits of a regular maintenance program? You’ll save money right away.  HVAC systems run more efficiently and use less fuel after they have been serviced. It’s good for the [...]

February 10th, 2018|

St. Louis HVAC Pipe Fabrication

When it comes to commercial HVAC systems, there are no one-size-fits-all solutions to the fabrication of the piping systems that distribute hot water, chilled water, or natural gas throughout your building. Even the simplest building design can still require a complex network of pipes whose routing requires precision and accuracy. Pre-fabrication of those unique piping systems is a way to honor the individuality of the project, while also implementing standards, protocols, and procedures that save time, reduce cost, increase safety, and improve overall quality. Whether it’s new construction or a remodel, projects have to be on a strict time schedule. There are so many moving parts that need to work together in order to get the [...]

January 29th, 2018|

8 Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your St. Louis HVAC System

Your HVAC system is the circulatory system of your commercial building. It moves clean air or water through your building, keeping the inside of the building comfortable and healthy while working smoothly with the other systems to create a harmonious working or living climate. When it isn’t functioning properly, any number of problems can arise throughout your building that extends beyond a simple fix such as replacing an air filter. Even the top-of-the-line HVAC systems will begin to fail at some point, so it’s important to know the warning signs before your system breaks down altogether. The Signs 1. Your utility bills are higher than normal . If you see a sudden rise in your [...]

January 9th, 2018|

Is It Time to Make the Leap to Geothermal?

As many building owners and managers know, the cost of heating and cooling their buildings is often their highest expense. In fact, buildings account for 40% of all energy consumption in the United States, the majority of that from heating and cooling. Many existing HVAC systems are outdated and inefficient, and the cost to run them is directly correlated with the current cost of the fossil fuel that is used to operate it. LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a rating program for green buildings. It was created by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) to evaluate the environmental performance of a building, and to give guidelines to follow to create [...]

January 6th, 2018|