Althoff Industries, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Heating System Installation’

We Accept Challenges—Like Heating a High-Rise

Monday, October 17th, 2022

We have offered commercial heating repair in Chicago, IL and other commercial heating services since 1961. We have taken on numerous challenges during our time in business and found innovative ways to provide effective and energy efficient solutions to a wide range of commercial facilities. 

One of the biggest challenges when it comes to providing commercial heating (and cooling) is for high-rise buildings—and Chicago has quite a few of those! Not every commercial HVAC contractor serving the Chicagoland area can handle the obstacles of high-rise HVAC, but we can.

High-rises pose a specific series of challenges for heating and cooling. In this post, we’re going to talk about the obstacles we overcome when we install a heating system for a high-rise. (The definition of a high-rise is any building which has an occupied floor more than 75 feet above the lowest level of fire department vehicle access.)

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The Importance of Proper Sizing for Your Commercial Heating Equipment

Monday, January 24th, 2022

When handling the commercial heating needs of a facility, our technicians have to take many factors into consideration. These factors are more extensive than for residential homes, although many are the same on a more extensive scope. One of the most important challenges for proper commercial heating installation and replacement is properly sizing the equipment to match the space. 

Unfortunately, poor sizing for commercial HVAC equipment is a common problem our technicians encounter when doing repairs or maintenance. Not all commercial HVAC contractors make the same level of effort in sizing equipment, sometimes taking shortcuts and using “guesstimates” when it comes to judging how powerful a heating system a facility needs. This is why we encourage you to always work with the best people offering commercial HVAC in Naperville, IL—the difference in proper sizing alone is tremendous.

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