Advantage Airtech Commercial Ltd. Blog

Industrial AC Maintenance: Customized Is the Only Way to Go

March 1st, 2021

checkmark-greenMarch is the time of the year when we recommend our customers schedule their regular HVAC maintenance to prepare for the change in weather to spring and then to summer conditions. Depending on how much you use your industrial air conditioning in Markham, ON, you may require more than one maintenance visit during this time. 

If you aren’t sure about how often your facility needs to have its cooling equipment serviced and inspected by professionals, that’s what we’re here for. Call our offices to sign up for a maintenance program, and we’ll assign you a dedicated account manager who will help you determine the specific needs of your facility and how often the cooling equipment requires attention.

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Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) and Commercial IAQ

February 15th, 2021

industrial-vents-and-valvesYour facility’s commercial indoor air quality in Toronto, ON is as important as maintaining the proper indoor climate for process and comfort. It’s easy to overlook IAQ when so much of your HVAC concerns are focused on temperature levels, which can vary wildly based not only on season but the type of facility you run. 

But high indoor air quality is critical for any building, and one example of an IAQ problem that is especially prevalent in commercial facilities is volatile organic compounds, or VOCs.

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Do You Need Commercial Air Purifiers for Your Business?

February 1st, 2021

commercial-ventChances are high that the answer to this question is yes. Even most small homes today need to have some type of air purification system to help control the large number of contaminants that build up naturally inside residential buildings, as well as additional defenses against germs, bacteria, viruses, and mold spores. All of these are problems that commercial facilities face as well, and impurities in the air are not only a danger to people within the building, they can harm process and equipment.

Proper ventilation for the building is the first step in ensuring indoor air quality in a commercial property. But commercial filtration and a commercial air purifier in Toronto, ON may also be necessary for the building. The best way to find out which of the many types of purifiers on the market is ideal for your facility is to contact our technicians. We have more than 30 years of experience working with the ventilation and IAQ needs of businesses in the Greater Toronto Area.

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Hydronic Heating in Commercial Buildings: What It Can Do

January 18th, 2021

radiant-heating-tubesYour commercial facility may already use hydronic heating in some capacity, possibly because it is necessary for process. If you are currently doing remodeling, renovations, or new construction for your facility and are considering your options for commercial heating installation in Toronto, ON, there are several excellent reasons to think about using hydronic heating. 

We want you to keep in mind that installing any system like a hydronic heating system in a commercial building isn’t an “either/or” situation. Commercial HVAC for facilities may involve multiple different types of heating and cooling equipment. This is one of the many reasons why it’s best to rely on an experienced commercial and industrial HVAC contractor like Advantage Airtech Commercial Ltd. We customize our services, from new installations to the regular maintenance that keeps your business running day after day.

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Start This Year With the Best Commercial HVAC Professionals

January 4th, 2021

New-Years-ResolutionMaking a New Year’s Resolution for 2021 probably wasn’t difficult: aiming to have a better year than 2020 is not too tough to achieve. 

But you can set higher goals for your commercial or industrial facility, and we’d like to help. If you haven’t used a reliable or consistent team of commercial/industrial HVAC specialists to handle your commercial cooling and commercial heating in Whitby, ON or elsewhere in the Greater Toronto Area, this is the year to start. 

Not all commercial HVAC contractors are the same. Advantage Airtech Commercial offers a level of personalized service you won’t find with most local contractors. We have more than thirty years of history serving all types of facilities in the GTO. We’re one of the premier providers for industrial/commercial heating and cooling in the area, and we handle everything from small server room cooling solutions to heating for massive warehouses. 

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When to Replace an Industrial Water Heater

December 21st, 2020

water-heater-commercialIf hot water is a critical part of your commercial or industrial facility, you’ll want to make sure that it receives the best care from qualified professionals. Our team is experienced with working with hydronic systems and all types of commercial and industrial water heaters in Whitby, ON and throughout the Greater Toronto Area. We’re available to help with repairs and the regular maintenance necessary to see that your commercial/industrial water heaters run effectively, efficiently, and for as many years as possible.

But how long can you expect your industrial water heater to last before repairs are no longer worthwhile and a replacement is the better option? The answer depends on numerous factors, such as your business and the type of water heater you have. We can give you some basic information on what to expect, but you’ll be glad to have us there to help you make the choice that will work out best for your business.

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Is Infrared Heating Right for Your Industrial Needs?

December 7th, 2020

thermometer-going-redThere are several different methods to provide heating for process in an industrial facility. People often make the error of conflating industrial heating and heating designed for indoor comfort. The two are different, and the standard methods used to deliver a comfortable indoor climate for employees, clients, and tenants are often not useful for process and protecting equipment.

This is why relying on experienced professionals when it comes to any industrial heater in Ajax, ON is essential: a contractor who only handles commercial HVAC may lack the options necessary for climate control. One example is infrared heating systems.

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Beware Refrigerant Leaks in Rooftop Units

November 23rd, 2020

air-conditioner-evaporator-coilYour facility probably uses rooftop units as an important part of its cooling and heating around the year. These packaged heat pumps operate through the circulation of refrigerant, which is necessary in both heating and cooling mode. 

One of the major dangers you may face to your heating this winter is a rooftop unit that’s leaking refrigerant. Leaks are a reason to call us for commercial heating repair in Ajax, ON. We’ll explain below the danger of refrigerant leaks, how they can occur, and what we can do to correct the issues so your facility can get back to work.

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The Many Savings of Commercial Energy Management

November 9th, 2020

budget-scissorsThe bottom line of your business is something you keep a close eye on as a facility manager. It can be difficult to detect where you can reduce overhead costs, and this is especially true when it comes to the HVAC system and other energy consumption systems across the facility. 

One of the best ways to get a handle on this energy consumption is with commercial energy management with our team. There are many ways a commercial energy management program can save you money. Below are three major ones, including one you may not have considered.

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Commercial Hydronic Heating: The Benefits

October 26th, 2020

radiant-heating-tubesThe term hydronic heating encompasses any type of heating system for a facility that uses the circulation of hot water to send heat into a space. The most common type of hydronic heating is a boiler system, although this is not the only way to heat and circulate water to terminal points. 

Although people commonly think of radiators as the method hydronic heaters use to distribute heat, these are rare today—especially for commercial systems. Baseboard heaters are more common, and the preferred method for the installation of new commercial heating in Toronto, ON is with in-floor heating. For new commercial construction, we often recommend our clients consider hydronic floor heating, which is one of the best methods available for providing heat to a large area with reduced energy consumption. Hydronic heating is suitable for numerous types of businesses and facilities, whether to provide comfort for people inside, facilitate process, and/or protect equipment and product.

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