For multi-family and commercial building owners and operators malfunctioning HVAC systems lead to lost revenue. Whether it’s through decreased resident satisfaction, spoiled product, increasing energy bills, or expensive repairs, improperly installed, outdated or broken HVAC systems decrease in energy efficiency between 10% – 35%. Regular preventative maintenance can keep HVAC systems in optimal efficiency and […]
New sales of freon, or HCFC-22 / R-22 refrigerant, will be prohibited in the United States in 2020. Beginning next year, only recycled R-22 refrigerant will be available to service existing air conditioners. Most air conditioning units that are older than a decade utilize R-22. This is an emerging challenge that no multi-family, single-family or […]
The United States might have pulled out of the historic Paris Agreement to combat global climate change, but New York City is leading a pack of localities taking the reins in energy conservation and pollution control. The city’s Climate Mobilization Act, enacted in April, introduced a variety of new regulations targeting the energy performance of […]
As a result of several internal HVAC building systems asset audit projects, it became apparent that some climate-controlled self-storage property owners and operators don’t have clear visibility into their existing HVAC assets. Many owners and operators simply do not have time to monitor their HVAC systems manually, especially at enterprise-level facilities spread across multiple cities […]
Many HVAC contractors recognize that after long days of diagnosing problems, pulling permits, picking up parts and installing equipment, checking on employees and jobs, generating quotes, and trying to find time to bill customers… finding new work can take a back seat. You could be doing great work for existing clients, but what happens when […]
Little was certain in the Urban Land Institute’s 2019 Emerging Trends report. After all, experts had predicted the 2018 homebuying market would be the all-time most competitive, but buyers grew wary later in the year. Now, as buyers anticipate increasing interest rates, some of the 750 real estate professionals surveyed by ULI and PricewaterhouseCoopers while […]
What is known as Green HVAC goes far beyond the realm of ENERGY STAR appliances and systems. Recently-developed technologies are also helping property owners reduce their environmental impact and save money on heating and cooling bills.
Motili CEO, Jeff Wilkins, recently sat down with HVACR Business Magazine for an interview and inside look at Motili. The interview covered topics such as Jeff’s background as a serial entrepreneur, Motili’s story, how Motili works with contractors, and how it impacts the property maintenance and management industry. We present you with the full interview, […]