Education

Education


Learn more about the things you should know or would like to know about HVAC systems and maintenance. Have a specific question in mind? Let us know!

Proper Refrigerant Recovery

Proper Refrigerant Recovery

Refrigerant recovery is outlined in the US Environment Protection Agency due to the extremely hazardous nature of the refrigerants and coolants. Each step and procedure should pass standards and safety benchmarks in accordance with proper disposal, reclamation, and retrieval. Here is a list of the types of refrigerant recovery methods and disposal methods.

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What are BTUs and what do they have to do with HVAC?

What are BTUs and what do they have to do with HVAC?

Working with a lot of HVAC systems, most managers have come across the acronym BTU. But what does it really pertain to and how is it relevant to the HVAC system? Understanding BTUs and how to calculate them provides a closer look at how effective the existing HVAC system can be while doing its job.

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Air Cleaner vs. Air Purifier

Air Cleaner vs. Air Purifier

Commercial facilities all need great indoor air quality, but there’s a debate on having an air cleanser versus air purifier. Everyone breathes in that re-circulated air all over again and even in greater contaminated doses. It’s no wonder many people suffer from respiratory and allergy problems in a day’s time. Depending upon your business, you need to carefully select an air cleaner, an air purifier, or both.

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What is the Proper Temperature for a Data Center?

What is the Proper Temperature for a Data Center?

Figuring out the proper temperature for a data center can be a daunting task. Data centers are heavily relied on to keep confidential information safe and secure at all times. Here are some of the problems data centers face when temperatures rise too high, and what you can do to reduce them.

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Energy Efficiency for Your Facility

Energy Efficiency for Your Facility

Energy Efficiency for Your Facility The EPA estimates that the places where we work, shop, play, and learn spend $200 billion annually on electricity and natural gas. In all, this contributes to nearly half of our nation’s greenhouse gas emissions. Evaluating your building’s past and current energy

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Does Your Thermostat Need Replacing?

Does Your Thermostat Need Replacing?

Believe it our not, your thermostat could be wasting your company money every month. You need to ask your HVAC company, “Does Your Thermostat Need Replacing?” It could save your business money!

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The Types of Commercial HVAC Ducts

The Types of Commercial HVAC Ducts

You can vastly impact the efficiency of your HVAC system. The types of commercial HVAC ducts used in designing or updating your system will also affect the noise levels of your system. Here’s the 411 on the types of commercial air ducts available.

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Air-Cooled Chillers vs. Water-Cooled Chillers

Air-Cooled Chillers vs. Water-Cooled Chillers

Air-Cooled Chillers vs. Water-Cooled Chillers When researching commercial HVAC systems for your facility, you have a lot of requirements to consider. chillers, like facilities, come in various sizes, shapes, and capabilities. Commonly we get the questions, which chiller is better, air-cooled chillers or water-cooled? Which system is the

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Dry Air in the Office is No Good

Dry Air in the Office is No Good

Anyone who works in a commercial building will agree that dry air in the office is no good! Not only does it cause annoying skin conditions, it increases your chances of getting sick. Here are some effective ways to combat dry air this winter.

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The Benefits of VRF Cooling Systems

The Benefits of VRF Cooling Systems

Want to learn more about increasing your building’s energy efficiency, thus improving overall sustainability? Here is helpful information regarding how you can save money with VRF cooling system integration.

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