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The Commercial Building Owner’s Guide for Chicago HVAC Planned Maintenance

Published: November 06, 2017

As a commercial building owner or facility manager, you’re not alone in thinking about your HVAC system primarily as a line item on the balance sheet. It’s either a capital expenditure (when upgrading or replacing it) or an operating expense (to keep it running and handle any emergency repairs.) However, the most important aspect of professional HVAC care is actually what happens in between those major events, and it has a direct impact on the same balance sheet:

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Why an HVAC Assessment is Step One for Improving Building Efficiency

Published: June 19, 2017

Imagine you’re experiencing flu-like symptoms. Fever, sore throat, the whole nine yards. It’s severe enough for you to visit the doctor looking for help. Without asking you any questions, examining you, or performing any tests at all, the doctor confidently announces that you have strep throat, and hands you a prescription.

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How to Create a Chicago Emergency HVAC Repair Strategy in Minutes

Published: June 12, 2017

No facility manager or commercial building owner in the Chicago area wants to consider the possibility of the catastrophic failure of a major building component like the HVAC system. But many of them do so because they realize it’s far better to be prepared for the worst than to be caught off guard by a major disruption.

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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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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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