May 13th, 2019
The HVAC system for a commercial facility is one of the major sources of energy use—sometime the biggest source of energy use. It can be a challenge to find ways to lower operating costs and finding opportunities to save energy.
There are different strategies for improving commercial HVAC energy efficiency. On the extreme end, you can have an aging system entirely retrofitted with the latest in heating, cooling, and ventilation technology and special high efficiency units. This is the most expensive route, but for older facilities it may be the best option. Our technicians at Advantage Airtech Commercial can perform this retrofit so you receive the best results.
For a newer building, we recommend investigating commercial energy management in Toronto, ON.
April 29th, 2019
If you’re debating installing heating for your industrial warehouse, you’re likely facing a few tricky dilemmas and tough questions. Heating a large space with a high roof is often much more expensive than heating conventional commercial spaces like offices and retail stores. Not only is cost a concern, but you’re probably unsure how best to distribute heat and what type of heating systems to use. Can conventional rooftop units do the job? Or are there better options when it comes to industrial heaters in Toronto, ON?
April 15th, 2019
The best time to have the maintenance done for your commercial air conditioning system is during the cool weather of early spring. Most commercial facilities rely on cooling equipment of some type, whether it’s to provide comfort to employees and customers, or to stop the loss of vital data from equipment overheating. You may think more about your heating system because of the harsh winter in Toronto, but caution year-round can pay off in many ways—particularly in preventing loss of revenue because of a cooling system failure.
April 1st, 2019
You might believe that it doesn’t really matter what contractor you hire to handle the heating, air conditioning, and ventilation needs of your commercial facility. As long as the company is licensed, it should be fine, right?
But you don’t actually believe this—not when you stop to think about it as you click around different contractor websites. As a business owner yourself, you know what sets you aside from your competition and what you strive to do to make your company better. It’s no different with commercial HVAC contractors. They aren’t all equal, and some go beyond the standard level of service that others provide. Below are some examples of what separates commercial HVAC companies in Toronto, ON from each other—and specifically what sets Advantage Airtech apart.
March 18th, 2019
The server rooms and data centers for businesses are vital for a company to run. All the valuable information that helps a company operate each day are contained in these rooms—and this data is more vulnerable to damage than many facility owners may think. The equipment is sensitive to temperature changes, and if the room gets too hot, it can lead to computer slowdowns, downtime, and even loss of precious data.
But keeping a server room cooled isn’t like providing air conditioning to other parts of a facility. It can’t be handled simply by keep a door open or putting a fan inside the space. Here’s a list of some important things to know about cooling the server rooms in your facility.
March 4th, 2019
We handle commercial HVAC service in Toronto, ON for a wide variety of facilities and businesses. We know the value of climate control inside a building to help with process and protect equipment—whether it’s installing heating units for a large warehouse or maintaining chillers to cool down vital equipment.
But what we want to address here is a part of climate control that often gets overlooked, and that’s employee wellness. For most facilities, employee productivity and health are as important as process and equipment, and yet this is often overlooked. The ideal climate control systems in your commercial building—covering temperature, humidity, air quality, and ventilation—can sustain excellent employee wellness and help your enterprise succeed.
February 18th, 2019
There are several ways to provide central heat to a commercial building. The most common one is the rooftop HVAC unit. These packaged heat pump are useful for providing both heating and air conditioning around the year, and because they are located on the roof, they are easy for technicians to work on without creating disruption in the facility space.
One of the bigger repair concerns with packaged HVAC systems is loss of refrigerant—and this can spell huge trouble for your winter heating! Leaking refrigerant requires prompt commercial heating repair in Toronto, ON or it may cause a complete failure.
February 4th, 2019
If you aren’t familiar with the specifics and the terminology of commercial and industrial HVAC systems (which is no problem; that’s why you have professionals like us!), then you may not understand what a “ton” is when it comes to heating and cooling.
Professionals will talk about finding the appropriate tonnage for a new installation, replacement, or expansion of your commercial HVAC system. What does this mean, and how much tonnage is necessary for your facility?
January 21st, 2019
A winter in Toronto can be tremendously stressful on the heating systems for homes, let alone commercial facilities. Almost any commercial or industrial building requires extensive heating systems with proper ventilation to maintain an environment that protects equipment and keeps any employees, customers, or other people in the building from freezing.
Maintenance is the best way to help your facility’s heating equipment soldiering through the winters, and our experts in commercial heating in Oshawa, ON will see you have the check-ups and inspections necessary during the year. We provide a customized maintenance program, not a generic check-list, for each of our customers, along with a dedicated account manager to ensure all facilities have the exact maintenance work necessary.
January 7th, 2019
We’ve been working on commercial heating, cooling, and ventilation for more than three decades here in the Greater Toronto Area. We’ve seen it all when it comes to HVAC troubles for commercial facilities and buildings, from the routine and common to the very weird.
It’s fun to share weird stories, but they aren’t helpful when it comes to providing our customers with the information they need. So today we’re going to broaden the scope and look at the most common HVAC problems a commercial facility—such as yours—may face, as well as what we can do about it.