Midwest Mechanical - An HVAC Blog

3 Steps to Improve Equipment & Building Maintenance for Chicago Facilities

Published: May, 24 2017

As the owner or manager of a commercial building in Chicagoland, you understand the importance of proper maintenance of your facility’s vital systems, including HVAC equipment and technology. Without an effective building maintenance program, the wear and tear of daily use will eventually damage or even destroy expensive equipment that could have operated for many more years with proper care.

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How to Avoid the Most Common HVAC Repair Scenarios in Chicago

Published: May, 10 2017

As a busy commercial building owner or facility manager in the Chicago area, you probably remain alert for an unexpected emergency repair or downtime scenario.

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How to Reverse 3 Common Commercial Heating and Cooling Problems

Published: April, 19 2017

Learning how to quickly diagnose and fix problems when they first appear rather than waiting until they get worse is a helpful and profitable skill to have when you’re trying to balance all the tasks inherent to managing a large commercial facility.

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Why Commercial HVAC Boiler Maintenance in Chicago Demands Your Attention

Published: April, 05 2017

Picture your very first car. How did it look? How did it feel to sit in the driver’s seat and crank over the engine? No matter what condition it was in, you’re probably smiling right now because, above all, your first car represented freedom.

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Commercial HVAC Issues that Could Be Wasting Money

Published: March, 15 2017

Just like any other business, a commercial building needs to bring in more money than it costs, or it’s not going to last long. Many building owners are shocked to learn how much money they’re wasting due to relatively simple HVAC issues that go unresolved. If you’re looking for ways to economize, here are three areas you can look into with the help of a professional commercial HVAC company:

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4 Things to Consider When Choosing a New Commercial HVAC Company

Published: March, 08 2017

Entrusting the comfort of your commercial building’s tenants to a new HVAC company is a decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. When you consider the value of the equipment they’ll be maintaining or repairing, it becomes even more important that you choose wisely. This isn’t the time to settle for the lowest bidder.

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3 Commercial HVAC Warning Signs You Don’t Want to Ignore

Published: February, 06 2017

When you’re busy just making it through the day and handling all the vital tasks required to run a successful business, it’s easy to let seemingly unimportant details slip through the cracks. But sometimes little things that seemed unimportant one day can become major problems the next day if they’re ignored.

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How Planned Maintenance Services Help Your Facility Manage Expenses

Published: February, 03 2017

If you own or manage a commercial facility, you know that running a commercial building is a business of its own. Every facility has its own set of books that have to be reviewed, budgeted, and reconciled throughout the year. And just like any other commercial enterprise, the bottom line - and keeping it in the black - is key to long-term success.

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How Riser Deterioration is Costing You Money and What to Do About It

Published: December, 08 2016

“What you don’t know can’t hurt you.”

If you’ve owned a commercial facility for more than 48 hours, you’ve likely already learned the fallacy in that cliche statement. What you don’t know can and will hurt you, especially in the wallet.

We’re currently in the midst of two huge projects in high-rise residential buildings in Chicago that are both facing dramatic problems with riser deterioration. In both cases, the owners said, “riser what?” which is not surprising.

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Midwest Mechanical’s Unique Formula for Great HVAC Customer Service

Published: December, 05 2016

Midwest Mechanical has been actively servicing commercial facilities across Chicago since 1974. We’re thrilled to have enjoyed steady growth throughout those 40+ years, and still work today with clients we originally serviced before the internet existed.

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