Advantage Airtech Commercial Ltd. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Ajax’

The Job of the Commercial/Industrial Chiller

Monday, April 11th, 2022

industrial-rooftop-pipesProviding air conditioning for a commercial or industrial facility is much different than air conditioning a residential home. Most houses use the same type of refrigerant-based split systems to provide cooling. There are some variations in design, such as ductless mini splits and packaged units, but they still operate on the exact same principles. 

With commercial and industrial facilities, air conditioning can mean several different jobs with different goals. Rooftop units may handle comfort needs in a way similar to residential air conditioning, but commercial facilities also have cooling requirements for process and for equipment, such as server room cooling. The air conditioning system for a business often encompasses several types of cooling systems—such as the chiller, which we’re going to look at closer today. 

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Alert! It’s Time to Think About Spring HVAC Maintenance

Monday, March 14th, 2022

sunshine-iconThe weather is still cold, but next week is the first week of spring, and spring means businesses need to start planning for the warmer weather and the changes it brings. For many facilities, that means ensuring that the cooling systems necessary to maintain proper temperature during the often hot and humid Toronto summers are working in peak condition and have the necessary adjustments, cleanings, inspections, and tune-ups to prepare them to handle the seasonal shift.

In short, it’s time to think about HVAC maintenance in Ajax, ON for your business. And you have come to the right contractor to handle that maintenance. Advantage Airtech has over three decades of experience with helping commercial and industrial facilities of all types and sizes with their HVAC services. Maintenance is one of our specialties since we customize our programs and form close working relationships with each of our clients so they receive the best benefits from regular maintenance. 

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The Important Function of Make-Up Air Units

Monday, December 20th, 2021

commercial-air-duct-largeYet another harsh winter in Toronto is getting started, and we can expect temperatures to drop much lower than the 3°C we’re currently experiencing. If you own or operate a commercial business, this is the time of year when you’ll have your facility sealed off from the outside weather as much as possible, both for the purposes of comfort and protection of equipment and safety, and to keep energy bills from rising exponentially.

But the more sealed a facility, the more its indoor air quality starts to suffer. We’re commercial HVAC specialists and one of the most important services we offer for our clients in GTA is helping to battle the decline in indoor air quality that happens during the extreme winters. One of our key tools for helping boost indoor air quality at this time of year (and throughout the year) is the make-up air unit.

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Hydronic Commercial Heating: Some Major Benefits

Monday, December 6th, 2021

radiant-heating-tubesThe way you use commercial heating in Ajax, ON for your business depends largely on the type of facility you operate and the job of the heating system. You may need heating primarily to provide comfortable conditions for employees and customers (such as in a retail store). Or you may need it to protect equipment and process. Or both. The best way to find the right heating solutions for your specific commercial needs is to work with commercial HVAC pros. Our team has more than thirty years of helping commercial and industrial facilities of all sizes and types in the Greater Toronto Area, and we know we can find the right heating for your requirements.

In this post, we’re going to specifically look at how hydronic heating can benefit your business. It may not be the sole answer, but if you haven’t considered hydronic heating systems, here are some good reasons to look into them.

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Is Infrared Heating Right for Your Industrial Needs?

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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Why Consider Rooftop Unit Installation for Your Commercial Heating

Monday, August 31st, 2020

commercia-HVAC-unit-cloudy-skyWhen it comes to commercial heating installation in Ajax, ON and the Greater Toronto Area, our team is able to handle any job. Heating is a special challenge here in Toronto because of the long winters and heavy snowfalls. In fact, concern about snowfall is what often makes commercial facility managers feel hesitant about installing rooftop HVAC units to provide heating. The exposure to the elements makes it sound like a rooftop packaged unit is a risk.

But rooftop HVAC units are the most common way to provide climate control for facilities. You only have to look at buildings in Toronto to see all the units installed on the roofs of buildings. Why is the rooftop heating (and air conditioning) installation advantageous, and why do we do so many for our clients?

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Have You Arranged for Commercial Heating Maintenance? Now’s the Time!

Monday, September 18th, 2017

commercial-hvac-technician-servicingThe seasons are starting to change, and no doubt you have plenty on your schedule to keep your commercial or industrial facility working away in the stretch leading to winter. This is an important time to remind you that commercial heating maintenance from professionals is mandatory in the fall if you want peace of mind about continued success through the rest of the year and into the next.

If you’ve lived in the Greater Toronto Area for at least one winter, you know how tough winters they can be. The average low during January is -3°C, which can be bad news for any business or facility, no matter what type, unless it has reliable heating systems. For the peace of mind that the heating systems that protect comfort and process inside your building, it’s important to arrange for commercial heating maintenance in Ajax, ON each fall. The sooner you have a maintenance program in place with commercial HVAC specialists during the fall, the easier it will be to take care of.

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