7 Design Tips When Installing a Commercial HVAC System

October 5, 2021

Company office spaces have rapidly changed in recent years. Many businesses are moving away from perimeter offices to open-office plans. These plans provide more natural light, collaborative workstations, open lounge space, and fitness centers that help keep up with modern employees. As office designs change, HVAC system design plans should also take these changes into consideration to boost employee productivity and comfort. Whether you are replacing an old HVAC unit on an existing commercial property or building on your property, you need to plan for the design of your cooling and heating systems. That’s because your

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Checklist for Hiring a Reputable Commercial Contractor

August 19, 2021

Hiring a company to do any job can be a nerve-wracking experience. There’s always the risk of receiving substandard work, insufficient guarantees, or being charged far more than the related labor and materials are worth. These and countless other concerns are incredibly important to consider when hiring contractors for commercial projects. In the commercial arena, the risk of damages and liability are far higher than they are for private consumers. There are stakeholders to appease, goals to meet, and expected timelines to honor. Fortunately, you can use these eight steps to find and hire a reputable commercial contractor for any

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How Can You Finance Commercial Construction Projects?

August 5, 2021

If you seek ways to finance a commercial construction project, a commercial construction loan is your answer. It covers the costs associated with the renovation or construction of a commercial structure, paying for materials, labor, and land purchase and development. Most lenders for these commercial construction loans rarely provide the full amount upfront. Instead, they typically use a layered setup that allows you to borrow a certain amount on a schedule. As such, you can draw the funds upon finishing different milestones specified during in agreement. For instance, you can get more funds after laying

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Commercial AC Summer Preparation

July 27, 2021

In Corpus Christi, Austin, and San Antonio, offices and businesses tend to experience cold activity during summer. However, high temperatures can make commercial activities difficult to sustain. If you are running an office, a store, or a commercial facility, ensure that the HVAC system optimally functions. A functional AC unit will help you to keep your customers and employees comfortable. One way of ensuring that your AC unit is functional during the summer is through maintenance tasks. Due to the difficulty of various maintenance tasks, it is always advisable to seek professional help if are unsure about something. Here are

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What You Should Know Before Starting a Commercial Construction Project

July 12, 2021

You may run into a situation where you need to arrange the construction of a new commercial building or upgrades to your current commercial building. When you’re put in charge of managing the project, you need to plan things properly from the beginning to produce the best results. To plan your commercial construction project properly, you need to know as much about the project as possible from the beginning. Here is what you need to know before starting a commercial construction project. Budget First and foremost, you need to know how

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How To Size a Commercial Air Conditioner

June 20, 2021

When buying a commercial air conditioning unit, most people focus more on the acquisition and installation costs. Some business owners make the mistake of purchasing the air conditioner based on cost considerations only. You should, however, consider the size of the unit, not necessarily the height and width, but the cooling capacity. While you might feel tempted to go for the cheapest system available, an undersized AC unit will not achieve optimal cooling capabilities in a commercial setting. It will also work harder and run for long hours to meet the cooling demands, which leads

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Signs Your Commercial HVAC Unit Needs Repairs

June 9, 2021

Keeping your employees and customers comfortable and your products in top condition during the hot summer days requires a good commercial HVAC unit. Of course, this is equally true in the winter when warmth is necessary to operate your business productively. Unfortunately, your commercial HVAC unit can malfunction from time to time. It’s vital that you understand what the first indications are when something is wrong with your HVAC system so you can seek professional help to correct the problem. Unusual Odors One of the most obvious indicators that your commercial HVAC unit is not working

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How Often Should Commercial Air Conditioning Units Be Serviced?

May 24, 2021

A commercial air conditioning unit creates productive working environments and boosts a customer’s comfort. AC malfunction can be very devastating, especially in the middle of summer. This happens when you forego maintenance. Negligence can also lead to higher utility bills and reduce the unit’s life expectancy. Therefore, you should schedule regular tune-ups for your AC unit to ensure that it works at optimum capacity. How often you service your commercial AC will vary depending on the following factors. 1. If You Have an Old Unit A newly installed unit will need

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What Are the Components of Commercial HVAC Systems?

May 17, 2021

Commercial HVAC systems are usually in office spaces, shopping centers, and retail stores. The unit contains various components that work together to ensure optimum performance. If one part has a problem that goes unnoticed, it could affect the entire system, causing it to break down. The building will then become chilly or sweltering hot, affecting employees’ productivity and customers’ comfort. You, therefore, need to know how different components of the system work to spot mechanical issues early enough before they escalate into major problems. Here are the essential parts that make up a commercial HVAC unit.

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