Benefits of Retrofitting Commercial HVAC Systems
Are you considering a commercial retrofit project to keep your HVAC system performing at its best without the upfront investment of a complete replacement? If so, you might be surprised at the benefits retrofitting can offer. Our experts outline everything you need to know about the process and why you should plan your retrofitting project. […]
How to Convert Gas Water Heater to Electric
Is your gas water heater starting to show signs of old age? If so, you’re probably preparing to replace your current water heater with a new one. Now might be a great time if you’ve always wanted to trade your residential gas unit for an electric water heater. We answer all your questions and take […]
How Much Air Ventilation Does Your Home Need?
Good indoor air quality (IAQ) is crucial to keep your home free of allergens and potential airborne contaminants. Poor air circulation can cause a build-up of harmful elements such as mold, radon, carbon monoxide, dust, and gasses. One of the easiest ways to maintain a healthy IAQ and keep your home safe is to look […]
How to Install a Water Heater
Most modern water heaters are designed to last for years but will start to show signs of decline after 8-15 years. Over time, minerals can build up in the unit, and parts can begin to corrode or break down from use. As that happens, efficiency decreases and unit failure can occur. It’s essential to keep […]
How is an Air Conditioner Installed?
Whether you own a commercial property or a home, you always want your air conditioner to provide the best indoor cooling for your needs. While we never want to think about having to purchase a new AC unit, the reality is at some point you will have to consider a replacement. Since HVAC cooling systems […]
Home Heating Guide: Space Heaters vs. HVAC
As the temperatures drop, homeowners start thinking about keeping their homes warm and cozy. Around this time of year, our HVAC contractors are often asked, “Is a space heater better than HVAC heating?” If you find yourself asking the same question or want to learn ways to keep your home toasty without raising your energy […]
Homeowner’s Guide to Water Heaters
When selecting a water heater for your Portland home, there are a few factors to keep in mind. You’ll want a unit that can produce enough hot water for your family’s needs without extra energy output. Water heaters can account for up to 20% of your energy costs. So, the first step when choosing a […]
Preventative Maintenance Checklist for Commercial HVAC
Commercial heating and air conditioning systems are intricate machines that require proper maintenance to enhance their performance. If you are a Beaverton business owner and want to ensure the longevity of your commercial HVAC unit, preventive maintenance is key. Read on to learn more about the benefits and the ins and outs of HVAC upkeep. […]
Can Your Commercial HVAC System Stand Up to Changing Portland Winters?
From record-breaking heat waves to springtime snow, it’s no secret that Portland has seen some extreme weather in the past year. With winter on the horizon, commercial property owners wonder what’s in store this winter and if their heating capabilities are enough to combat the chill without skyrocketing energy costs. If you want to know […]
How Can I Check the Air Quality in My Home?
Based on information collected by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Americans spend 90% of their time indoors. Some research shows the average American spends 62% of their awake time at their residence. Commercial properties–like offices–often invest in top-of-the-line filtration systems, which help improve indoor air quality. However, at home, we might not think about […]