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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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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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Selecting a New Charlotte Commercial HVAC Provider? 4 Factors to Consider

Published: April, 12 2017

Selecting a company you’re going to entrust to maintain your commercial HVAC system isn’t an insignificant decision. Your facility’s HVAC system is a valuable asset that needs to be well cared for and protected, and its day-to-day functionality and efficiency have a direct impact on your bottom line. You’ll want to choose a long-term partner with the knowledge, experience, and the resources necessary to consistently provide great service.

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Does Your Commercial Building Need Full Service or Planned Maintenance Services?

Published: March, 08 2017

We recognize that the HVAC system that keeps your commercial building comfortable and functional year-round is an expensive, highly valuable investment. When you invest in something of value, it only makes sense to protect what you’ve purchased by caring for it and doing the best you can to keep it functioning well for as long as possible.

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The Facility Manager’s Commercial HVAC Service Checklist for 2017

Published: March, 02 2017

As a facility manager, you’re responsible for all the mechanical assets of the commercial building you’re caring for, including the HVAC system. While paying the bills may be the responsibility of the building’s owner, budgeting is a concern too.

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3 Qualifications Your Charlotte Commercial HVAC Technicians Need to Meet

Published: November, 02 2016

Your commercial facility’s HVAC system helps protect the building itself and every piece of equipment or product inventory inside it. It’s also vital to the health, comfort, and productivity of every person working inside the building. And, as facility owners know, the HVAC system is an expensive building component to replace.

For all these reasons, it’s important for you, as a commercial building owner or facility manager, to be particular about who you choose to work on your HVAC system - from the simplest maintenance task to the most involved upgrade or replacement.

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