Advantage Airtech Commercial Ltd. Blog: Archive for the ‘Commercial Heating’ Category

Signs to Call Us for a Commercial Boiler Replacement

Monday, March 2nd, 2020

boilerIf your commercial facility relies on a boiler for its regular operation, you can’t take any risks with it. A boiler failure can mean a major interruption in your business—and a permanent­ boiler failure means an even longer one as the old boiler is replaced.

We want to help you avoid getting trapped with a failed commercial boiler. Below are some signs to watch for that indicate you need to call our technicians to see if the boiler has a problem that can be fixed, or if it’s in need of a full replacement.

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5 Common Heating Troubles for Commercial Buildings

Monday, February 17th, 2020

ice-capsWe keep extremely busy during the harsh, lengthy winters in Ontario handling repairs for the commercial heating systems of our customers. We help reduce the number of repairs our clients must deal with through our excellent maintenance program. But no amount of pre-season maintenance can stop every heating problem.

We’re going to look at five heating issues we deal with often during the winter. We’re always available to help your facility with commercial heating repair in Toronto, ON and throughout the Greater Toronto Area—and we have 24/7 emergency service available.

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The Difference Between Industrial and Residential Radiant Heaters

Monday, January 20th, 2020

sunshine-iconWhen you’re looking for a way to provide heat to your house, one option is a radiant heater. For an industrial facility you own or operate, you may also consider radiant heaters for a range of applications. But just as heating a home is different from heating an industrial space, the radiant heaters installed in the two are also different—and not just in size and power.

We’re experts at industrial and commercial heating in Toronto, ON and the Greater Toronto Area, and we often work with industrial radiant heaters to meet specific customer needs. To help you understand the uses of these radiant heaters, we’ll explain what makes them different from residential (as well as standard commercial) radiant heaters.

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The Challenges of High-Rise Commercial HVAC

Monday, January 6th, 2020

toronto-skyline-sunsetWe’re one of the top contractors who handles commercial HVAC in Toronto, ON. There is no limit to the size of the services we offer. We can handle the needs for a small office or for a large industrial facility. We cover all aspects of HVAC, from basic comfort and air distribution to environmental controls and automation that ensure the continued success of a facility. You can count on our technicians to handle any service or appliance necessary.

One area where we excel in meeting the major challenges of proper heating, cooling, and ventilation for high-rise structures. Although people take high-rise buildings and skyscrapers for granted as a part of the commercial landscape of Toronto, they are difficult structures when it comes to HVAC and pose major challenges.

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Snow and Rooftop HVAC Units

Monday, December 23rd, 2019

ice-capsThe most common type of commercial heating and air conditioning in Toronto, ON is the rooftop HVAC unit. This is true not only for Toronto, but throughout North America. Rooftop packaged systems are convenient, powerful, simple for technicians to access, modular for easy expansion, allow for a quieter workspace, and save room inside the facility.

When winter snows arrive in Toronto, however, it can mean trouble for rooftop units. If you’ve ever wondered how those exposed rooftop units make it through the snowfalls of the season, this is the post for you.

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Regular Commercial Boiler Service Is a Must for Your Business

Monday, December 9th, 2019

The boiler is one of the oldest types of heating systems still in use in homes and businesses. Heating water and distributing it through a building provided central heating long before the creation of ventilation systems.

If your commercial facility has one or more boiler systems, these units probably serve multiple functions—something that sets them apart from residential boilers, which are only designed to provide comfort to people in a house. Your facility’s boilers may be part of process and manufacturing. Your business can’t continue to run, no matter the season, if these boilers malfunction or fail. Only seasoned, trained, and licensed commercial HVAC experts can handle the routine maintenance service to protect your investment in boilers and the operation for your facility.

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High Bills, Unhappy Employees, Process Problems—What’s Happening?

Monday, November 25th, 2019

young-women-shiverThis is a catch-all question that covers what we often hear from our new clients, especially during winter when the Toronto temperatures plunge. For facility managers in commercial buildings, day-to-day functions can become nightmarish when it costs a fortune to run heating equipment, people in the facility are complaining about discomfort, and process and equipment are having problems that seem connected to changes in the indoor climate.

So … what is going on?

The answer is: many different problems are possible, or maybe just one. Getting to root of the issue and finding out if you need heating replacement, upgrades, or commercial heating repair in Toronto, ON requires working with experienced professionals. We’ll run down a list of the common sources we see for a facility that is just “wrong” during winter.

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The Challenge of Heating a Warehouse (And Other Large Spaces)

Monday, November 11th, 2019

tech-servicing-heating-panelWe’re a top commercial HVAC contractor in Toronto, ON with more than 30 years of experience working with commercial and industrial facilities in the Greater Toronto Area. We understand the many challenges of proper heating in facilities during the extreme winter conditions, and have met a variety of these challenges during our time in the business.

When it comes to heating commercial/industrial spaces, one of the most difficult is heating a warehouse. Not only do warehouses have a range of climate needs based on what’s stored in them, but their immense open spaces, high ceilings, and doors and windows that are often open make them tricky to heat properly without energy waste.

Here are some of the more difficult aspects of warehouse heating we confront when we work with our clients:

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A Chiller With Cooling Tower and Boiler—A Great Commercial HVAC Option

Monday, October 28th, 2019

water-heater-commercialA commercial facility requires specialized heating and cooling system configurations and layouts. There are several options, such as a water-source heat pump or packaged rooftop units with variable-air-volume (VAV) boxes to modulate heating and cooling needs. The different configurations have benefits and drawbacks, and it’s always best to leave the decision-making for the ideal HVAC system for your facility to seasoned professionals.

We’re going to examine one of the most common types of commercial HVAC systems: the chiller with a cooling tower and boiler.

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Rooftop Packaged Units Need Special Fall Maintenance

Monday, October 14th, 2019

three-rooftop-ac-units-maintenanceAt Advantage Airtech, we place emphasis on regular maintenance for commercial and industrial heating systems. It’s not only that we understand how beneficial maintenance is for HVAC systems. It’s that we offer maintenance programs that go beyond what many commercial heating contractors in Toronto, ON offer. A maintenance program should fit a facility exactly, which a basic checklist maintenance program can never do. Each or our clients has a maintenance program developed for their equipment, and only dedicated technicians familiar with the equipment show up to handle the maintenance each fall.

This applies even to heating systems considered “standard” for commercial and industrial facilities, such as the rooftop packaged unit. These heating/cooling systems require special attention.

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