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

It’s Not Too Early to Plan for Commercial Maintenance

Monday, August 5th, 2019

service-blue-markerAugust is often the hottest month in Toronto, and commercial facilities will have their cooling systems working at peak levels for long stretches. This makes it hard to imagine preparing HVAC equipment to handle cold temperatures and ensure that heating systems are in good shape. However, planning is an essential part of preventing major equipment breakdowns.

If you don’t have a maintenance plan in place for your commercial HVAC systems, we strongly recommend calling our office to set up one. We not only offer commercial air conditioning services in Toronto, ON, but our maintenance programs are designed to see to your facility’s HVAC needs around the year.

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Leaking Refrigerant Can Endanger Your Heating

Monday, February 18th, 2019

ice-capsThere 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.

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What Tonnage Should Your Commercial HVAC System Be?

Monday, February 4th, 2019

commercial-rooftop-fansIf 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?

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Get Ahead of Winter Woes With Commercial Heating Replacements

Monday, January 21st, 2019

frosty-window-paneA 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.

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The Big Commercial HVAC Problems We See

Monday, January 7th, 2019

row-of-rooftop-ac-unitsWe’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.

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December Isn’t Too Late for Commercial HVAC Maintenance

Monday, December 10th, 2018

winter-sceneThe official start of winter doesn’t arrive until later in the month—but the Toronto winter never obey specific dates. But by the last month of the year, the cold weather has already settled in, with below-freezing temperatures as the norm.

So … if you didn’t get around to maintenance for the HVAC systems in your commercial facility when it was warmer during fall, is it just too late to have it done?

No! In fact, you should be calling us right now to arrange for your maintenance.

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Commercial Radiant Heating: What Is It?

Monday, November 26th, 2018

sunshine-iconIf you are shopping for a residential HVAC system, then the term radiant heating has a specific meaning: heating systems that spread warmth through living spaces by raising the temperature of objects in those spaces so heat waves radiate from their surfaces. Boiler systems that use radiators and baseboard heaters or in-floor piping are common examples, and radiant systems can also be powered with electricity.

For commercial and industrial purposes, radiant heating is something different, although a similar principle is at work, which is the radiant part. We’ll explain more below.

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Rough Weather and Your Rooftop HVAC Units

Monday, October 29th, 2018

frost-on-the-doorIt’s never too early in the fall to prepare your commercial HVAC system for the rigors of another winter in the Greater Toronto Area. And we’re already past early fall! If you haven’t yet signed up for our commercial maintenance program for Toronto, ON businesses, get in touch with us right away. We’ll assign you an account manager and design a customized program that fits your facility—not a general checklist applied to any business. We can offer you a free quote on a preventive maintenance program—set up an appointment today.

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Have You Scheduled Commercial Heating Maintenance Yet?

Monday, October 1st, 2018

filling-in-calendarIf you’ve owned a business in Toronto for more than a year, or if you’ve lived here that long, you already have a good idea of how cold it gets during the winters. It gets very cold! The average low during January is -3°C, and the hottest days aren’t much warmer than that. Any business needs to have proper indoor heating, no matter how harsh the winters get. But it’s especially vital in the Greater Toronto Area and it applies to businesses of all types. Protecting everything from customers to equipment and facilitating process are on the line when any commercial heating systems start to fail.

The best way to defend your commercial building from winter problems is to work with commercial HVAC contractors in Toronto, ON to arrange a maintenance program.

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How to Tell Your Commercial Boiler Needs Professional Repair

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

commercial-boiler-technicianDoes your commercial facility rely on a boiler in any way? Boilers remain popular for many commercial uses, such as providing comfort to a retail environment or to help with process. One reason for this popularity is the high energy efficiency of these systems: using heated water to send waves of heat into a space is more effective at delivering warmth rapidly than blowing around heated air from a furnace or rooftop unit. Boilers also don’t send dust and other particles around a space, and this is often essential for proper building operation—and it’s good for air quality in general as well.

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