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Why Include Chicago HVAC Maintenance into Your 2018 Capex Budget?

Published: February 13, 2018

With a new year upon us, we recognize most of our current and future customers across Chicago are working hard to finalize their 2018 operational budgets and capex planning for their commercial facilities.

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Can Your Chicago Commercial Building Really Get Sick?

Published: January 30, 2018

Strange as it may sound, there really is such a thing as Sick Building Syndrome, and it could be affecting your commercial facility right now.

Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) notably affects tenants and employees in commercial buildings, and it’s been a problem for decades. Indications include occupants experiencing acute negative health symptoms that are directly connected with the time they spend in a particular structure or area within the facility.

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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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The Chicago Facility Manager’s Commercial HVAC Service Checklist

Published: August 10, 2017

As a facility manager in the Windy City, you’re responsible for all the mechanical assets of the commercial building you’re caring for, including the HVAC system. While paying the bills may be the building’s owner responsibility, budgeting is your concern too.

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Do Your Commercial HVAC Technicians Meet These 3 Vital Qualifications?

Published: July 17, 2017

Your commercial facility’s HVAC system is an integral element in protecting the building itself and everything inside it, from equipment to product inventory. It also serves to maintain the health, comfort, and productivity of everyone working there each day. And, the HVAC system is expensive to replace.

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