5 Reasons a Service Contract Makes Sense & Saves Money

5 Reasons a Service Contract Makes Sense & Saves Money

As stated by the  CDC, HVAC systems can be a big source of indoor pollutants. Improperly maintained systems can lead to the introduction of microbes into an indoor air system. Improper operation and maintenance of HVAC systems can seriously impact a building’s indoor environmental quality (IEQ) and be the cause of other detrimental issues. A Severn Group service contract is a cost-efficient, convenient way to ensure a building’s HVAC system is properly maintained. The following five reasons explain why a service contract is the right choice.

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Does Your Building Qualify For the EPAct Tax Deduction

Does Your Building Qualify For the EPAct Tax Deduction

Where are the savings? That’s the theme of the building industry in this post-pandemic era. Many raw materials have increased in price, and construction budgets for commercial and residential high-rises are skyrocketing. This makes it more important than ever to know where the those savings are. These savings sometimes come from the least expected places. One of them is the 179D Energy Tax Deduction. This allows tax savings for measures that increase energy efficiency in buildings through the HVAC system. The 179D Energy Tax Deduction is also known as EPAct. It applies to commercial buildings, and multi-family residential buildings that are four stories or higher (above ground). Owners can expense up to $1.80 per square foot of the cost of improvements that increase energy efficiency.

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What Hotel HVAC System is Best for Your Business?

What Hotel HVAC System is Best for Your Business?

According to the EPA, heating and cooling systems account for 40%-50% of the energy consumption in the typical hotel room. The type of HVAC system you choose for your hotel rooms will not only affect your energy bills but also contribute significantly to the comfort of your guests.

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How to Maintain School HVAC Systems to Keep Kids Safe

How to Maintain School HVAC Systems to Keep Kids Safe

After being partially or fully closed for the past year, school buildings across the country are opening up full-time for students in all grades. What can your school do to keep kids healthy and safe – not just from COVID-19, but from all manner of airborne germs? It’s all about working with your HVAC system.

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The Difference Between Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Disinfecting

The Difference Between Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Disinfecting

Just as it’s important to clean the dust off surfaces, use hand sanitizer, and disinfect commonly used areas, it’s also important to clean, sanitize, and disinfect a facility’s HVAC system. The question is, which of these methods should you use for your building? They may all be necessary.

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Is Your HVAC Tape Doing the Job?

Is Your HVAC Tape Doing the Job?

A properly functioning commercial HVAC system makes for a comfortable workplace, but the benefits don’t end there. An efficient HVAC system can lead to healthier employees, less environmental impact, and savings. Every part of a commercial HVAC system is important for functionality, all the way down to the tape used to seal the ductwork. It’s worth taking the time to understand what makes for good HVAC tape. Is your HVAC tape doing the job?

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The Importance of Air Quality in the Classroom

The Importance of Air Quality in the Classroom

The Importance of Air Quality in the Classroom As students return to school hallways and education returns to normal, new indoor air quality (IAQ) considerations will apply. In a world of heightened safety concerns, schools will need to take precautions to ensure a healthy indoor climate. IAQ

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HVAC Forums You Need to Read as a Technician

HVAC Forums You Need to Read as a Technician

It’s zero degrees—and the heat just went out. Suddenly, workers are contending with freezing temperatures while trying to do their jobs. For the HVAC professional who has experienced this situation, they understand that the job cannot be finished fast enough. That is why we have put together some of our favorite HVAC forums. These help technicians stay on top of their game. And are a great resource for troubleshooting those not-so-common issues.

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