EMI Mechanical Blog

Things That can Rob Your Commercial Air Conditioner of Energy Efficiency

August 13th, 2018

commercial-air-conditionerThe middle of summer is absolutely the worst time to have your commercial air conditioner break down on you. You’ve probably already taken steps to make sure that doesn’t happen, since no one likes spending their workday in an unconditioned building. Still, an air conditioner doesn’t need to break down in order to cause problems. There are plenty of ways that your air conditioner’s efficiency can be negatively affected, even if the system is still technically working. Have a look at the following ways that your air conditioner can lose efficiency, and how to restore it.

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Make Sure That You Schedule Commercial Plumbing Maintenance This Year

July 30th, 2018

water-heater-technicianCommercial plumbing systems are built to last, but they last a lot longer with professional help. Far too many business owners ignore their plumbing systems completely until they notice signs of some sort of problem, by which point they’ve likely already doomed themselves to paying higher repair costs. If you want to keep your commercial plumbing system as healthy as possible, we recommend scheduling preventive inspection and maintenance services for it at least once a year. Let’s take a look at why preventive maintenance is so important to the health of your plumbing system.

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How to Keep Your Commercial Air Conditioner as Healthy as Possible

July 16th, 2018

commercial-air-conditionerCommercial air conditioners are designed to withstand a lot of strain, but they don’t last forever. You also shouldn’t expect to get the most out of them if you don’t take certain steps to take care of them as much as possible. If you want to protect your return on investment for your commercial air conditioner, and not have to worry about boiling alive in your office when the system breaks down during the summer, have a look at the following steps you can take.

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What to Do About Poor Indoor Air Quality

July 2nd, 2018

Clean-Air-FilterKeeping your commercial building cool isn’t the only thing you need to worry about during the summer. Sure, it’s the hottest season of the year, and being in a commercial space (or any space) without a way to keep cool would be torturous. Still, there’s one other issue that you need to take care of: indoor air quality. Low indoor air quality is quite common during the summer, especially in commercial buildings. If you want to be as comfortable as possible during the summer, the best thing you can do is take steps to keep your indoor air quality high. The following are why you should improve your indoor air quality, and how to do it.

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Is Your Commercial Air Conditioner Not Cooling? It Might Be One of These Issues

June 18th, 2018

Frozen-ACCommercial air conditioners are put under an immense amount of strain during the summer season, especially if they have to keep larger buildings cool throughout the workday. All that added strain increases the likelihood of malfunctions occurring, or even making minor issues already in the system dramatically worse. Hopefully, you’ve already scheduled preventive maintenance this year to make sure that your commercial air conditioner is in the best possible shape to deal with the added strain of summer. Even if you have, though, there is still a chance that something could go wrong with the system. For example, if your air conditioner isn’t cooling as well as it should be, it might be for one of these reasons.

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Why Your Commercial Heat Pump Is Acting Up

June 4th, 2018

commercial-air-conditionerCommercial heat pumps are sturdy, but not invincible. With us moving into the summer season, it’s important that you keep an eye out for signs that your commercial heat pump is in need of professional services. Preventive maintenance can lower the odds of problems developing significantly, but it cannot eliminate them entirely. Have a look below at some of the more common signs that your commercial heat pump is in need of repairs this summer.

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How to Determine if You Have a Leak in Your Commercial Plumbing

May 21st, 2018

pipe-leakLeaks can range from minor annoyances to catastrophic problems when it comes to commercial plumbing. Hopefully, you’re scheduling preventive maintenance every year or so to make sure that any developing problems are caught before they have a chance to develop too far. Even if you do, though, you still need to keep an eye out for signs that your system has any leaks in it.

The faster you can catch leaks in your system and have them repaired, the more water damage you can prevent. Have a look at the following tips for detecting leaks in your commercial plumbing system between appointments.

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Warning Signs That It’s Time for a New Industrial Heating System

May 7th, 2018

thermometerCommercial heating systems are built to last many years under quite a lot of strain without breaking down. They won’t last forever, though. Though you can extend the life of your industrial heating system with proper repairs and maintenance, you will eventually have to replace the entire thing. The important thing is being able to tell when your current system is nearing the end of its life, so that you can have it replaced before it fails completely. Read on for some common indicators that it’s time for a new industrial heating system.

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How to Keep Your Commercial Air Conditioner Healthy for as Long as Possible

April 23rd, 2018

commercial-air-conditionerCommercial air conditioners are designed to cope with a lot of strain over the course of their lifespans, and to do it without breaking down to an excessive degree. Just because your commercial air conditioner is well-made, though, that doesn’t mean that it is immune to issues. You still need to take steps to make sure that your commercial air conditioner remains as healthy as possible during the summer season, unless you want to have to deal with a whole slew of problems during the summer. Let’s go over a couple of the ways that you can make sure your commercial air conditioner stays as healthy as possible for as long as possible.

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Signs Your Commercial Air Conditioner is in Some Sort of Trouble

April 9th, 2018

commercial-air-conditionerCommercial air conditioners are built to last, but they’re not invincible. All that strain of keeping tens or hundreds of people cool day after day during the summer is bound to take a toll eventually. If you’re running a commercial building this summer, it’s a good idea to keep an eye out for signs that your air conditioner is in some kind of trouble. Faster reactions to air conditioner problems means faster repairs and more damage prevented. So, have a look below at some common signs that your commercial air conditioner is in trouble.

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