Whether you manage a museum or library that contains a significant collection or own a gallery that showcases the works of an emerging artistic talent, the ideal temperature for art storage and finding the proper temperature and humidity control system for your building are important topics to consider.
Commercial Air Conditioning
Office Occupancy & Air Conditioning Problems
Following the pandemic, office occupancy in New York City has changed dramatically. Did you know that the number of people working in the office can impact your AC performance? If you have reduced or fluctuating occupancy in your office, that can lead to air conditioning problems.
Here’s what you need to know about how occupancy impacts your air conditioning, and what you can do to ensure comfortable conditions for worker productivity.Read More
Choosing the Right HVAC System: Older Building Air Conditioning
Renovating your business space in an older building? Choosing the right HVAC system is an important part of that decision. You probably feel comfortable with many of your choices such floor plans and furnishings. But when it comes to selecting a new HVAC system, you may feel challenged by a lack of expertise.
Here are some tips to help you make best choice for your business.
Poor Commercial HVAC Service? Tips for Making a Switch
There’s no reason to settle for bad commercial HVAC service
Business owners and facilities managers sometimes struggle with concerns about their commercial HVAC service contracts — and the company behind the contract. But because of other pressing concerns or simple inertia, they live with what they’ve got rather than exploring better commercial air conditioning service.
Settling for the devil you know might seem easier, but in fact it’s costlier and riskier for your business and your career. If you are a business owner, uncomfortable conditions can drive away customers and make your employees less productive, which eat into your profits. If you are a facilities manager, climate control is ultimately your responsibility. If your HVAC vendor is failing to do the job, and that failure hurts the business, you could find your job on the line.
AC Smells Musty? Here’s what to do.
It won’t be long before you start up your air conditioner for the first time this spring (if you haven’t done so already). But what if your AC smells musty and unpleasant after sitting unused all winter? Air conditioner smells can happen for a number of reasons.
Let’s take a look at what can cause that musty smell coming from your AC vents (or the unit itself) and how to get rid of it.Read More
Cleaning Air Ducts Improves Comfort Conditions in Older Buildings
Is your business is located in an older urban building, such as a NYC brownstone? Chances are you have heating and air conditioning systems with ducts. Given the pollution levels in the city, a lot of nasty stuff can build up there: dust, allergens, chemicals, microorganisms, mold, and more. If you are experiencing odors, inconsistent temperatures, and even allergies and other health issues, cleaning air ducts can make a big difference.Read More