4 Types of Heating Systems for Commercial Buildings

Heating your commercial building is important to keep your employees comfortable, whether in the warehouse or the offices. There are a variety of different heating systems to choose from, varying in their costs and benefits. Here are some different types of heating systems for commercial buildings. Central Heating A popular option for heating your commercial property is by using a forced air central heating system. Not only does this give you consistent heat, but it includes central air conditioning as well. [Read More]

3 Maintenance Tasks to Prepare Your Window A/C for Summer

Before the heat of the summer season begins, it helps to be fully prepared for it. If you haven't turned on your air conditioner in a while, now is the perfect time. This allows you to ensure it is in good working order before the heat is at its worst. Maintenance is also important before summer begins.   Check the Window Seals Before you start working on maintenance of the air conditioner itself, begin looking at the window seals. [Read More]

When to Switch to Emergency Heat Mode

The emergency heat button on a heat pump thermostat is a source of confusion for many people. This is because many people hardly understand when to use the emergency heat switch. The assumption by many people is that heat pumps hardly work in cold, chilly climatic conditions and therefore, they opt to use the emergency heat every time it gets extremely cold. However, nothing could be further from the truth. Read on to find out why. [Read More]

Why You Should Shift from Reactive Maintenance to Preventive Maintenance of Commercial HVAC Systems

Some owners of commercial buildings do not consider the preventive maintenance (PM) of HVAC systems as a priority. This leads them to make resources available only when an air conditioning component breaks down instead of preventing the break down through routine maintenance work. This article discusses some benefits of adequately funding a PM program for the AC system. Impact on Occupant Complaints Chances are very high that you will have more complaints from the occupants of your commercial building if you do not consider preventive maintenance of the HVAC system as a priority. [Read More]