Jul 12

Tips to Save Air Conditioning Energy This Summer

There may be nothing better on a summer’s day than to come in from the hot weather, thirsty and sweaty, to a nice cool building. Air conditioning has become a lifeline for so many in the summer who cannot stand the heat. Unfortunately, your air conditioner uses a lot of energy, and can be quite […]

 
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Jul 12

Tips for Office and Warehouse Air Conditioning

We all know it is tough in the summer to live in a home with no air conditioning. Sleeping can be difficult and uncomfortable, cooking makes it even hotter, and you probably do not want to snuggle with your kids or a significant other. What about work, though? It is important for workplaces to be […]

 
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Apr 25

The Climate of Minnesota

Minnesota is located in the Upper Midwest, which means its climate is more varied than most places in the United States. It gets cold in the winter, and hot in the summer, with snow and rain and everything in between coming all year round. Here are some facts about Minnesota’s climate. Winter Minnesota has hot […]

 
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Feb 23

VRF Market Will See Significant Growth Through 2022

MarketsandMarkets recently released a report stating that the VRF market will see significant growth through 2022. At the moment, sales are expected to reach $24.09 billion by 2022. The global market for VRF (variable refrigerant flow) was valued at $11.08 billion in 2015. That means a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.4% will be […]

 
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Feb 16

New Administration Issuing A Freeze On The Latest Efficiency Regulations

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus recently issued a memorandum declaring a government-wide hold on both new and pending HVAC regulations before they can be published in the Federal Register. HVAC professionals, especially the ACCA, are happy to hear the news. The freeze, they say, has allotted time for further review and discussion of […]

 
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Jan 24

New Rooftop HVAC Efficiency Regulations Are Going Into Effect In 2018

It’s only been 20-odd days, and already 2017 has brought with it a whirlwind of change. While many people are busy watching the news or protesting in the streets, HVAC contractors are making preparations. They have less than a year to get ready for the “largest energy-saving standard in history”. The US Department of Energy […]

 
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Jan 09

Wearable Technology Is Becoming Popular in the HVAC Industry – Industry News

Wearable technology like smart watches, glasses, and cameras are huge in law enforcement, construction, and even sports and action/adventure-based fields. But in 2017, it is also breaking into new fields most people might not have ever considered before. One such field is the HVAC industry. Several companies across the United States have already begun implementing […]

 
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Dec 13

Contractors Review the Benefits of Smart HVAC Technology

We live in a world of ever-changing technology. Almost everyone has a smart phone. Smart televisions and cars are available on the market. Not surprising, HVAC contractors are looking to the future of smart air and heating technology. Whether you’re a bit old-school or are all about new-age tech, smart technology is paving the way […]

 
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Nov 30

Xergy Currently Developing Greener HVAC Systems

Bamdad Bahar is the founder of Xergy. Xergy is a Seaford startup that is working to find a way to make greener HVAC systems for homes and businesses. Their goal is to find a way to convert the membrane technology used in fuel cells for climate control purposes. As a result, modern HVAC systems will […]

 
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Nov 15

Las Vegas HVAC Convention Sets New Bar For HVAC Industry Conventions

The inaugural Service World Convention 2016 was just held at the end of October at the Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas. The event was presented by Service Nation Inc. and BNP Media, who wanted to do something beyond a traditional seminar. As a result, Service World Convention provided one of the most impressive lineups of […]

 
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Oct 31

Higher Energy Bills Expected With Longer Winter ’16-’17 Season

Americans living from the east coast to the central plains should prepare for a long winter this year. Information released by ACCUWeather and the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) indicate we will have the coldest winter in years. By contrast, the southern portion of the country can expect a warmer and drier winter for 2016-2017. […]

 
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Oct 10

HVAC Refrigerant Cylinders Expected in Uniform Color By 2020

Everyone from the professional contractor to the average homeowner experiences frustration with color-coded equipment. HVAC professionals deal with an entire color wheel of refrigerant cylinder colors. There are so many, in fact, that the issue has prompted the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute to take action. New revisions in AHRI Guideline N, “Assignment of Refrigerant […]

 
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Sep 22

‘Green Ductwork’ Gaining Popularity As Industry Standards Improve

We live in an eco-friendly world. Politics, science, business, public safety. Evidently nothing has been left behind when it comes to going green. Hence a new trend that’s making waves in the HVAC industry. ‘Green ductwork’ is a new term that more and more HVAC professionals are becoming familiar with. While there is no finite […]

 
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Apr 20

Why Your HVAC System Needs An Allergy Filter This Spring

The spring season brings with it, not only a beautiful array of colorful flowers and blossoming trees, but also a barrage of allergies that can send your nose and sinuses running for the hills. Many people with outdoor or seasonal allergies resort to staying inside during the spring months, simply to avoid having to deal […]

 
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Jan 22

The Importance of Keeping Tight Ducts for Optimum Temperature Inside Your Structure

Even with the best quality furnace or air conditioning system in the world, one needs a proper and effective duct work or else there will be loss of energy and money. This will cause the structure to have uncomfortable temperatures. Poor duct work will definitely affect negatively the quality of the air inside the rooms. […]

 
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Jan 18

How To Plan A Commercial Bathroom Remodel

Guest Post by Elmer Zubiate of On Time Elmer Plumbing specializes in bathroom plumbing, maintenance, emergency repairs, and more in San Antonio, Texas. These days, a shower isn’t just a shower – it an experience. Bathrooms continue to dominate among the most popular remodeling projects, and the options can be overwhelming. While contemporary and functional […]

 
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Dec 16

Dehumidifier Types and Guidelines

Dehumidifiers are a great way of keeping moisture levels down around your office, especially since high moisture will often become a cause for mold and that would mean harder house cleaning in the end. There are more than a few types of dehumidifiers you can use for that purpose, but not all of them will […]

 
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Dec 09

More Ways to Prepare a Building for Winter Weather

People are usually well-versed in ways to winterize their homes, but can sometime neglect to apply the same treatment to their commercial buildings. Understanding the precautions necessary to winterize your commercial property is important to maintaining the operations of your business. Maintenance for the Building Make sure that gutters have been cleared of any objects, […]

 
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Dec 01

7 Ways to Winterize a Building

An unpleasant fact of life is that a lot of the energy in your structure or commercial structure spent on heating is wasted due to failing insulation and lack thereof. If you address a lot of the issues you will have a chance to make that a thing of the past, so consider what you […]

 
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Nov 05

All You Need to Know About Air Conditioning

Air conditioning can be referred as the alteration of air properties to improve thermal quality in an enclosed environment such as a vehicle or a building.

 
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Oct 29

What Are The Advantages Of Walk In Coolers?

The advantages of walk in coolers mainly revolve around convenience, flexibility and operating cost. They are also available in different styles and designs, unlike regular units. They are regarded as one of the best options for keeping food fresh for a longer period of time. This is attributed to the fact that they are so […]

 
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Oct 26

Benefits of Regularly Maintaining Your Furnace

With the summer warmth, many people forget that the fall and winter are just around the corner and that soon temperatures will start coming down. Those who are conscious of the coming winter do their best to get ready by inspecting their roofs, cleaning gutters and disconnecting their hoses but forget a very important equipment […]

 
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Sep 10

Chiller Repair in Minneapolis, MN

Commercial Chiller Repair – 763-533-3070 Do you need commercial chiller repair services for your Minnesota business? Contact the HVAC repair professionals at Corporate Mechanical. The chiller repair professionals at Corporate Mechanical understand that when your business relies on specialized machinery, any time the machine isn’t functioning equals a loss of profit for you. We are […]

 
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Sep 09

Chiller Installation in Minneapolis, MN

Commercial Chiller Installation – 763-533-3070 When you require commercial chiller installation for your Minnesota business, you can rely on Corporate Mechanical. Making the choice to cool your building with commercial chillers gives you unprecedented control over temperature, humidity, and ventilation. But for business owners still deciding whether or not to go with a commercial chilling […]

 
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Aug 31

4 Signs of a Faulty Air Conditioner

Air conditioning systems can be quite complex and have many different diagnoses for an issue. There are some common issues that homeowners tend to have that can either be solved by simple solutions or signs that it is time to replace your air conditioning unit. Remember these 4 signs of a faulty air conditioner the […]

 
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