How to Get the MAX Life Out of Your HVAC System

April 19th, 2018|Blog|

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 [...]

5 Benefits of Replacing Your Old HVAC Equipment

March 12th, 2018|Blog|

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 [...]

St. Louis Spring HVAC Maintenance

February 10th, 2018|Blog|

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?  [...]

St. Louis HVAC Pipe Fabrication

January 29th, 2018|Blog|

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 [...]

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

January 9th, 2018|Blog|

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 [...]

Is It Time to Make the Leap to Geothermal?

January 6th, 2018|Blog|

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 Many existing HVAC systems are outdated and inefficient, and the cost to run [...]

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

October 31st, 2017|Blog|

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 [...]

Energy Synergy

September 27th, 2017|Blog|

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 [...]

Controls 101 – AKA Building Automation

August 30th, 2017|Blog|

Controls 101 Buildings of today are technological marvels.  They are complicated, high tech systems that can control the interior climate of a building through its HVAC, its security systems, card access, video surveillance, lighting, fire alarm, and smoke evacuation systems.  With the latest technology in glass, buildings can even turn a rainy day outside to [...]

What You Need to Know About VRF Systems

August 4th, 2017|Blog|

Variable refrigerant flow (VRF), is a type of HVAC technology first introduced in Japan in 1982.  VRF systems use refrigerant as the cooling and heating medium, as opposed to forced water or air, and because they can precisely control the amount of refrigerant that flows through the system, they are an extremely energy efficient HVAC [...]