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Step One of Your Charlotte HVAC Upgrade is a Cost-benefit Analysis

Published: February, 19 2018

Upgrading or replacing a commercial HVAC system is going to require a large, upfront investment. High-quality equipment, expert design and installation don’t come cheap. Because of this, needed upgrades often end up on the back burner in favor of maximizing the lifespan of existing equipment. And, while there’s nothing at all wrong with getting the most out of what you already have, sometimes it’s not the most cost-effective option.

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If Operational ROI is a 2018 Goal, Benchmarking for Your Charlotte Building is Key

Published: February, 12 2018

If you are operating a commercial facility larger than 50,000 square feet, the statistics tell us your monthly energy expenses are likely consuming up to 30 percent of your total operating budget.

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Existing Building Commissioning (EBCx) in Charlotte Mission Critical Facilities

Published: December, 29 2017

Mission critical facilities — data centers being the most common example — are a vital piece of the commercial infrastructure in the greater Charlotte area today. We’re proud to count many of our local data centers among the many satisfied AirTight FaciliTech customers across Mecklenburg County and the surrounding areas, and we know that this segment of our customer base is going to continue to experience rapid expansion in coming years as more and more of our economy goes online.

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Liquid Cooling - The Next Step in Data Center Heat Management?

Published: December, 22 2017

As one of the leading commercial HVAC service providers in the greater Charlotte area, we’re proud to count many of the area’s growing data centers as satisfied customers. They’re considered mission critical facilities because, in many cases, entire businesses — and the livelihoods of thousands of employees — depend on the communication and transactions that flow through those data centers every day.

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How to Manage HVAC Repair Costs for Charlotte Buildings

Published: November, 13 2017

As a commercial facility manager in the greater Charlotte area, one of your main responsibilities is to make sure all the mechanical systems in your building are functioning properly and well cared for, so tenants and employees can be comfortable, safe, happy, and productive. While creating or approving budgets may not be your direct responsibility, it’s safe to say the building owner would like to keep costs under control. So, you need to be concerned about budgeting too.

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The Facility Manager’s Planned Maintenance Guide for Charlotte Commercial HVAC

Published: November, 07 2017

As a commercial building owner or facility manager, you probably tend to think about your HVAC system in terms of the capital expenditure involved in upgrading or replacing it, or the inconvenience and expense involved in emergency repairs. That certainly makes sense, because those are real concerns. However, the most important aspect of professional HVAC care is actually what happens in between those major events:

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How to Avoid two Common Commercial HVAC Repair Scenarios

Published: September, 12 2017

As a busy commercial building owner or facility manager, the idea of an unexpected emergency repair or downtime scenario might very well keep you up at night. We totally understand. After all, downtime is costly in more ways than one, and any sort of system outage that lasts longer than a few minutes can lead to frustrating issues with inconvenienced tenants who may even be losing money right along with you.  

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These Common Charlotte Commercial HVAC Issues Are Wasting Your Money

Published: August, 14 2017

To stay afloat financially, your commercial building should aim to earn more money than it spends. It’s just that simple. So, if you’re wasting money on issues that could be easily resolved, you could be holding your business back.

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3 Signs You Can’t Ignore When Your Business Needs a New HVAC System

Published: August, 09 2017

When you’re occupied running a business, seemingly unimportant details tend to slip through the cracks because you’re focusing on vital tasks like finding and serving customers and managing your employees.

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These 3 Energy Efficiency Upgrades are a Must for Your Commercial Building

Published: July, 24 2017

As a commercial building owner or facility manager, you need to be concerned about rising energy costs. Ideally, you would love to implement everything you can to improve your building’s energy efficiency and lower your operating costs immediately, but you’re also extremely busy and taking on that kind of project can be overwhelming.

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