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Why Energy Efficiency HVAC is Crucial for Assisted Living Facilities

By Best Mechanical | Jun 5, 2022

The National Institute of Health projects that by 2030 nearly 20 percent of the United States’ population will be over the age of 65. To meet this rapidly growing demographic, the assisted-living industry is creating new facilities across the country. However, assisted-living operators need to be sure these buildings have HVAC systems that efficient and…

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What the Department of Energy’s 2023 Mandates Mean for Your Building

By Best Mechanical | May 21, 2022

As if supply-chain shortages, labor shortages and cost of inflation and were not enough, building owners and operators need to be prepared for the effects that new efficiency standards mandated by the Department of Energy (DOE) could have on them. Beginning January of 2023, the northern part of the United States will need to increase…

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EPA & White House Recommend HVAC Maintenance and Air Filtration Systems

By Best Mechanical | Apr 1, 2022

As part of the White House’s COVID-19 Preparedness Plan, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is stewarding a call to assist building owners and operators—the “Clean Air in Buildings Challenge.” This challenge seeks to reduce risk from airborne viruses, help protect building occupants and reduce COVID-19 spread. “The Clean Air in Buildings Challenge is an important…

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Supply Chain Issues and the HVAC Industry

By Best Mechanical | Mar 1, 2022

No industry has been left untouched by recent supply chain challenges. The three major supply chain troubles affecting the HVAC industry have been price increases, product shortages and increased lead times. Price increases— Materials such as steel, aluminum, copper and plastics are expected to rise between 20 and 30 percent in the coming months. Copper…

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Employee Spotlight: Kris Plamann, Director of Sales and Marketing

By Best Mechanical | Feb 1, 2022

As we welcome the changes that 2022 brings, we’re proud to welcome an addition in our office. Kris Plamann is the newest member of the Best Mechanical team. We sat down with her to get to know her a bit better—here’s what she had to say:   Tell us about your prior industry experience. I…

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Looking at the Year Ahead: An Interview with the Owner of Best Mechanical

By Best Mechanical | Jan 1, 2022

David Griffith, owner and President of Best Mechanical, has recognized the ebb and flow the commercial HVAC industry has witnessed in the last year. Amidst the uncertainty, one thing has remained the same- his positive attitude. When things seem “wonky,” David feels secure knowing that Best Mechanical will continue to serve their customers as a…

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Schools and Students Deserve Clean Air

By Best Mechanical | Nov 5, 2021

A school district has many responsibilities and challenges to address every day. Among them: providing a safe learning environment for their students and faculty. This includes things they can see—and the things they cannot. Poor indoor air quality is one of the unseen dangers that can hinder staff and students alike.   The EPA (Environmental…

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Tech Spotlight: Ultraviolet Light Systems

By Best Mechanical | Oct 13, 2021

Ultraviolent (UV) light systems are an innovative technology installed into HVAC and air filtration systems to help improve the overall air quality in a given space. While these devices cannot replace an air filtration system, they act as additional protection against viruses and pollutants. What types of UV lights are ideal for an HVAC air…

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Three Ways You Can Reduce Your Building’s Energy Consumption

By Best Mechanical | Sep 10, 2021

Best Mechanical understands the need to keep costs down when constructing, renovating or maintaining a building. Reducing your energy consumption can lead to lower energy costs, and better mechanical efficiency. Our team of engineers, estimators and other HVAC professionals found three ways building owners and managers can save on your energy consumption this year:  …

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