Many critical components must work together to make a commercial air conditioner operate correctly, and one of the most essential is the evaporator coil. This part is located near the air handler inside the building; it’s a copper or aluminum coil containing refrigerant. When the air handler blows warm indoor air over the evaporator coil, … Continue reading Why Evaporator Coil Cleaning Is Important
Many large commercial buildings and industrial complexes generate millions of dollars in revenue every day. The furnace or air conditioner quietly humming in the background may seem unrelated to your industry, but if a breakdown prevents people from working, your company’s productivity could take a substantial hit. In the long term, you may even be … Continue reading Why Neglecting Commercial HVAC Maintenance Can Lead to HVAC Emergencies
Spring is almost here, and that means NYC allergens will be at their peak soon. In 2018, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America ranked New York City as the 25th most challenging place to live with spring allergies, out of the 100 largest cities in the United States. Hay fever may be more severe … Continue reading Allergies & Your NYC Building’s HVAC System
We absolutely love VRF (variable refrigerant flow) systems and recommend them to clients throughout the New York City area. Efficient, easy to install, and easy to maintain, these commercial solutions can deliver reliable comfort year-round to your facility regardless of what the weather is outside. If you are considering changing the HVAC system in your … Continue reading Why We Love VRF Systems
One of the most crucial components for any commercial building is its HVAC system. Without a fully functioning heating and cooling system, many businesses would not be able to function properly. From proper cooling in the IT room to sufficient ventilation in the employee lounge, keeping up with your commercial HVAC maintenance needs is essential … Continue reading 6 Signs You Need Commercial HVAC Maintenance for Your NYC Building
Commercial and residential buildings account for 39% of the carbon emissions produced in the U.S. today, and in New York City, buildings are the single largest offender of greenhouse gas emissions, at close to 70% of the city’s overall total. Despite energy efficiency programs and regulations proposed or enacted by a number of states for … Continue reading NYC Local Law 97 of 2019
In order to control the environment inside your commercial or industrial facility, you need a commercial HVAC system. This type of equipment is specifically designed to handle the complexities associated with heating and cooling a large-scale operation, and it’s important to understand how commercial HVAC systems work to help you choose the right one for your … Continue reading How Do Commercial HVAC Systems Work?
Routine preventive maintenance can help to protect your investment and prolong the life span of your commercial HVAC equipment, but even the best system will eventually need to be replaced. As a business owner or manager, it’s imperative to plan ahead for large-scale expenditures, including HVAC replacement, and one of the best ways to prepare is … Continue reading How Long Do Commercial HVAC Systems Last?
The new year is coming. While many people expect a time full of sequins, strangely shaped glasses, unfulfilled resolutions, and fireworks, that may not be all that’s coming our way. The new year of 2020 has a lot to do with something you probably don’t expect, and probably don’t think about much: R-22 refrigerant. Refriger-what? … Continue reading How Does the R-22 Phaseout Impact Building Owners?
View images from the 2019 AFGO company picnic.