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Reminder- Change your filters in your commercial building.
Neglecting to change the air filters in your commercial building can lead to several issues, including:Poor Indoor Air Quality: Air filters are responsible for capturing and filtering out pollutants such as dust, pollen, mold spores, bacteria, and other particulates. If they're not changed regularly, these pollutants can circulate throughout the building, potentially causing health problems [...MORE]

Service Area: HVAC Test and Balance
Should I hire a Commissioning agent or do it myself?
A commissioning agent, also known as a CxA, plays an essential role in a commercial project. They ensure all building systems function as per the owner's project requirements, design documents, and construction documents. Here's why you might want to hire a commissioning agent instead of trying to handle it yourself:Expertise: A good commissioning agent brings a level of expertise and [...MORE]

Service Area: Building Commissioning
Seven ways to bring in fresh air to your commercial building without breaking the bank.
Introducing fresh air into a commercial building can be a challenging task, especially when energy efficiency is a key concern. But there are ways to do it that we wanted to share.Heat Recovery Ventilation (HRV) or Energy Recovery Ventilation (ERV): These systems exchange the energy contained in the outgoing stale air to warm up or cool down the incoming fresh air. This can significantly cut down [...MORE]

Service Area: HVAC Test and Balance
Why is a thermal image of a Commercial HVAC system important?
Thermal imaging (also known as infrared imaging) is a valuable tool for HVAC systems for several reasons. It's a non-invasive way to identify potential issues that may not be visible to the naked eye. Here are some of the key reasons why thermal imaging can be beneficial:Identify Hot and Cold Spots: Thermal imaging can help identify areas of the building that are not being heated or cooled [...MORE]

Service Area: Building Commissioning
Importance of following USP 797 Guidelines
Attention Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS) Following USP 797 guidelines is crucial for several reasons:Patient Safety: The primary goal of USP 797 is to prevent harm to patients that could result from microbial contamination, excessive bacterial endotoxins, variability in the intended strength of correct ingredients, unintended chemical and physical contaminants, and [...MORE]