Zoned HVAC Systems for Multi-Tenant Commercial Buildings

Zoned HVAC Systems for Multi-Tenant Commercial Buildings

Mastering comfort and efficiency with zoned HVAC systems for multi-tenant commercial buildings can be a challenge but one with considerable benefit. In the ever-evolving commercial real estate landscape, property managers and building owners are constantly seeking ways to enhance tenant satisfaction, reduce energy costs, and improve overall building performance. One innovative solution that checks all these boxes is the implementation of Zoned HVAC Systems. The Severn Group will explore the benefits and considerations of using Zoned HVAC Systems in multi-tenant commercial buildings.

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VVT System Overview & Benefits in Commercial HVAC Design

VVT System Overview & Benefits in Commercial HVAC Design

When deciding on air zone HVAC systems, the Variable Volume & Temperature (VVT) is an HVAC control system with many advantages. The VVT system overview is a cost effective way for building occupants to maintain & control temperature. Read on to learn how a VVT HVAC system is traditionally constructed and the benefits it can have for your business

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Don’t Avoid HVAC Design When Renovating — Why It’s Important

Don't Avoid HVAC Design When Renovating — Why It's Important

Ideally, renovations will result in an improved space. However, with so many details to consider, some might be too easy to overlook. HVAC design is one of these details. Renovating a building or even just a single office can go wrong if HVAC design is not taken into account.

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The Benefits of Having Proper HVAC Diagrams

The Benefits of Having Proper HVAC Diagrams

Clear instructions eliminate mistakes. When purchasing products that require assembly, you benefit from manufacturers that include directions. They outline the order of operations, what tools you’ll need, and show what the finished product should look like. HVAC diagrams are no different. Building blueprints are necessary for contractors performing renovations, and wiring schematics tell electricians where their wires run. You need accurate HVAC diagrams for the proper design and maintenance of your HVAC systems.

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How to Watch Out for Common HVAC Building Maintenance Problems

How to Watch Out for Common HVAC Building Maintenance Problems

The best way to avoid HVAC building maintenance problems is to schedule a seasonal inspection and tune-up. This type of routine service will help keep your commercial system running efficiently all year round. It will also give the HVAC technician an opportunity to identify problems earlier, which will make it easier to conduct repairs. It’s also important to keep aware of developing problems. Here are a few common commercial HVAC issues to look for throughout the year.

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Your Duct Size Does Matter (and Material Too) in Commercial HVAC

Your Duct Size Does Matter (and Material Too) in Commercial HVAC

Anyone who owns a commercial building knows that ductwork is an integral part of the property’s operations. In order to operate at maximum efficiency, your HVAC ductwork needs to be designed, sized, and installed correctly. Proper duct size is all too often an overlooked feature of commercial HVAC systems. The role that duct sizing and material play in maintaining a safe, comfortable environment should not be underestimated. Having the right size and material for your ducts will maintain comfortable conditions, improve indoor air quality, minimize energy losses, and lower your heating and cooling bills, as well.

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Are You Making Your Indoor Air Quality Worse? 3 Factors People Don’t Think About

Are You Making Your Indoor Air Quality Worse? 3 Factors People Don't Think About

Traveling by airplane, driving your car, or engaging in a recreational pursuit can expose you to varying degrees of environmental pollution. While it might be hard to avoid flying or driving, indoor air pollution is one risk you can avoid altogether. Poor indoor air quality has become increasingly concerning, especially over two decades. Growing scientific evidence suggests that indoor air can harbor more contaminants than outdoor air, even in industrial zones. Further, research studies indicate that people spend approximately 90% of their time indoors.

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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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