Modern HVAC2019-01-23T15:45:16+00:00

Weighing the Benefits: Boilers, Rooftop Units, and VRF Heating Systems

Discover a range of heating options beneficial to your commercial facility.

Building managers and owners require space heating that’s cost-effective, dependable, and energy efficient. Fortunately, heating systems are available in a wide variety of options to match any structure type and customer need.


Warm-air heating equipment such as boilers have kept building occupants comfortable for centuries. Evolution in materials, size, shape, controls, and ease of installation/maintenance have improved efficiency while reducing cost.

Updated boiler controls allow building residents to adjust individual spaces to the desired comfort level rather than a “one size fits all” setting. Initial boiler costs can be higher than other HVAC machinery but offer long-term utility savings.

Rooftop units (RTUs) are another reliable commercial heating and cooling option with a lower price point and decreased maintenance.

RTUs can be installed rapidly and are ready to use on completion of electrical wiring and ductwork. Recent developments allow them to compete with applied systems, maintaining air quality and flow with better control of variable air volume (VAV).

A state-of-the-art HVAC option is variable refrigerant flow (VRF) technology, which allows for precise comfort control in multiple indoor zones. This versatile option can be a heat pump or heat recovery system for concurrent heating and cooling of […]

February 27th, 2019|

Reducing Operational Costs with Todays HVAC Technology

The data has been building on energy efficiency — and those that got in early are really feeling the financial benefits of lower operational cost. Across all industry’s the demand for making the switch is high, and manufacturers are hard at work developing products and technologies that aim for peak performance and efficiency.

How the Commercial HVAC industry is making palpable progress, right now.


Distribution and shipping centers across the U.S. suffer every winter from uncomfortably cold warehouses and drafty loading docks. While this might be fine with the products next to the bays waiting to be shipped, Marc on the forklift would like to come to work and not have to wear winter coveralls and gloves during his 8-12 hour shift.

You may be able to crank the heat, point a bullet heater near the shipping bay, or put up some cheap plastic curtains that Marc is less than fond of — but these “solutions” cost thousands of dollars each year. These less than stellar options still leave Marc and the other warehouse workers just as cold.

The leading solutions of today looks quite a bit different, and perform miles ahead of the inadmissible solutions of the yesteryear’s mentioned above.

So what is the optimal route to […]

February 7th, 2019|

Building Information Modeling

The design and architect network has been depending on BIM for a decent time, however BIM characteristically gives a greater result as it gets utilized all the more broadly inside the task group. So sooner or later, gravity kicks in: Some broad temporary workers begin utilizing it for more tightly coordination with the designer and engineer. At that point a great deal of general contractual workers are utilizing it, and after that they begin taking a gander at the opposite end of the grouping of development occasions and pondering about the potential outcomes.

In 2013, PGA Inc., a multidisciplinary mechanical firm in Weston, Wisconsin, saw what was going on and executed BIM into its work process. William Burton, the organization’s chief for CAD/BIM/EST, said the choice was made as solicitations for coordination and BIM expectations turned into an essential to be considered as a bidder.

Burton affirmed the generally accepted upside of BIM: exorbitant fixes or modifications in the field go path down, and that sets aside some cash and time. The third element of advantages additionally starts to uncover itself, as well.

Eliminating unanticipated conflicts, as well as it can enable subs to pre-assemble parts of their work at their shop, under indoor conditions, to accelerate the […]

January 22nd, 2019|

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