Althoff Industries, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Waukegan’

How Commercial Heating Systems Handle Extreme Weather Conditions

Monday, October 16th, 2023

When you think about the heating systems that keep your business running through our winter weather, does it ever seem amazing that these heaters are able to keep going considering all they’re up against? It’s no accident that they can withstand extreme weather: they’re built specifically to handle the job, and commercial HVAC contractors know the strategies necessary to keep them running year after year.

We’re experts when it comes to commercial heating in Waukegan, IL. After all, we’ve been serving Chicagoland with the best commercial and industrial services since 1961. In this post, we’re going to look at several of the measures employed in commercial heating that help these systems make it through the extreme winter weather we experience in Chicagoland while maintaining efficiency and high performance. 

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Commercial Heating & Maintaining Good Indoor Air Quality

Monday, March 20th, 2023

Whatever type of heating system you use for your commercial facility (rooftop units, radiant heating systems, boilers, gas furnaces, etc.), you must also pay attention to your facility’s indoor air quality (IAQ). Unfortunately, indoor air quality is often low for commercial properties, especially during times when the heating system needs to run. To ensure the best efficiency for a commercial heating system, the facility needs to stay sealed from the outside, and this contributes to poor ventilation and lack of fresh air. 

Poor indoor air quality creates multiple problems: health issues for occupants, lowered productivity for employees, damage to equipment (particularly electronics) and building materials, and even a drop in the value of the property. 

What can you do to ensure the best IAQ for your commercial property while heating it? We’ll look at several actions you can take.

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