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How to Get the MAX Life Out of Your HVAC System

A commercial HVAC system is one of the most essential and most expensive assets a building has.  It’s a powerhouse that chugs along, silently keeping your building comfortable and its air clean.  If not properly maintained, your system loses its efficiency, which makes your system work harder, in turn increasing fuel consumption and decreasing its overall lifespan, and can have a direct impact on the health and well being of its occupants by increasing airborne allergens and illnesses. Lost efficiency is the best case scenario for neglected HVAC systems.  Breakdowns can be a huge expense, especially if they occur during off hours for your repair company and they need to be called in during the middle [...]

April 19th, 2018|

5 Benefits of Replacing Your Old HVAC Equipment

Let’s face it.  Replacing your commercial HVAC system is something that, as a building manager, tenant, or owner, you don’t want to do.  It is generally a major expense and can be a major inconvenience.  Frequent breakdowns, more dust, inconsistent temperatures, and an increasingly noisy system are all indicators that you should be thinking about new heating and cooling equipment.  You’d rather put it off as long as possible, but by doing this, you risk equipment failure which forces you into an emergency situation where your equipment needs to be quick shipped by the manufacturer and replaced on premium time resulting in a much higher cost.  Replacing old HVAC equipment, in most instances, does not mean [...]

March 12th, 2018|

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|