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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 Many existing HVAC systems are outdated and inefficient, and the cost to run them is directly correlated with the current cost of the fossil fuel that is used to operate it.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|

7 Reasons Your System Needs Fall HVAC Maintenance in St. Louis

Your HVAC system is a marvel of engineering.  It keeps you cozy warm in the frigid winter months and cool as a cucumber when the outside temps hit triple digits.  It worked diligently throughout those warm summer months, keeping you cool and comfortable.  Now, with its workload slowed for the mild fall, it is the perfect time to make sure it’s in top working order so it’s ready to keep  you warm when the harsh winter temperatures arrive. A good HVAC system will not make you think of temperature at all.  It will keep your space at a consistent temperature while quietly doing its job. And if you want your system to run like a well-oiled [...]

October 31st, 2017|

Energy Synergy

According to The World Counts, the world's demand for electricity is expected to grow by a staggering 85% between 2010 and 2040.  Now more than ever, it’s essential for all industries to take steps to reduce their energy usage and reduce their carbon footprint for the sake of the environment as well as for their bottom line. For most companies, the cost of heating and cooling their buildings is their biggest expense.  As energy technologies advance, heating and cooling systems become more and more efficient and systems that were state-of-the-art for their time, simply can’t keep up. This is where our GEMS team goes to work for you.  Our Green Energy Management Solutions team is dedicated to [...]

September 27th, 2017|