Variables That Influence an HVAC Project’s Cost

Everyone wants to make smart financial decisions. When it comes to HVAC, purchasing one or more HVAC units is a significant, long-term commitment. You want to choose the right type of unit and get the most out of your investment. Cost is a major factor, and there are quite a few variables that will affect […]

Top Three Reasons Why HVAC Preventive Maintenance is Worthwhile

Neglecting preventive maintenance can initiate a series of issues. These issues can be silent and end up causing more problems than you started with. Between living in our homes, working at the office, eating at restaurants, or grocery shopping, we spend an accumulation of about 90 percent of our time indoors which means HVAC systems can affect us […]

Importance of Preventative Maintenance for Commercial Property Owners and Managers

We visit the doctor for yearly check-ups and take our vehicles to a mechanic for maintenance and oil changes. The same idea applies to an HVAC system. An HVAC system can run around 2,000 hours per year and is a building system that is constantly expending energy. Without preventative maintenance, it is much more likely that a […]

Top 3 PropTech IAQ Startups You Should Know about Right Now

According to WHO, “9 out of 10 people breathe air that exceeds WHO guideline limits containing high levels of pollutants.” This air pollution can lead to health problems such as headaches, dizziness, fatigue, respiratory diseases, heart disease, and even cancer. These negative health effects contribute to 7 million premature deaths each year across the world. As […]

Keeping your Indoor Air Clean with Air Purifiers and Taking Preventative Measures

The air in your home can become contaminated with various pollutants that can harm your health and put more stress on your HVAC system. Contaminates such as smoke, paint, pollen, dust, bacteria, and viruses can linger in the air if they’re not caught by an air purifier. If you find yourself sneezing, getting headaches, and […]

15 Common PropTech and HVAC Tech Terms Explained

15 Common PropTech and HVAC Tech Terms

Environmental sustainability, saving time and energy, improving the overall well-being of residents, and maximizing cost savings are important aspects and topics for multi-family and commercial building managers. Understanding and maximizing these areas can be accomplished by proactive data-driven decisions that begins with property technology – or PropTech. Here are 15 PropTech and HVAC technology terms […]

20 HVAC Industry Terms for Multifamily, Commercial, and Singlefamily Property Managers

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Feeling confused and overwhelmed when you meet with your HVAC technician? In the market for a new HVAC unit and feeling lost in the jargon? From common system types to HVAC components and efficiency ratios, here are the top terms in the HVAC industry that will help you in your purchasing and maintenance journey.  AFUE: Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency measures a gas furnace’s efficiency to convert fuel into energy. This […]

RETCON Round-Up | Your Guide to The Hottest PropTech Event of 2020

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The real estate industry is growing and evolving at a rapid pace – and the technology surrounding the industry is the propellent of this movement. From marketing to property management, technology plays an integral role in real estate. As we transition into a new era of technology, is important now more than ever to not […]