7 Ways to Reduce Energy Consumption by Winterizing HVAC Systems

As summer fades into fall, and the days grow cooler, we might be anxious to start heating our homes and offices. But changing from air conditioning to heat isn’t as simple as flipping a switch. Without proper maintenance, our HVAC systems are far more inefficient, wasting precious energy. To optimize energy efficiency, lower electric bills … Continued

Motili and PTI Security Systems Join Forces to Deliver HVAC Remote Monitoring

A need was recently identified within the self-storage industry. 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 … Continued

5 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your HVAC System

We live in an age when tenants simply expect indoor climate control, therefore HVAC systems are some of the best improvements a property owner or operator can make. Therefore, it’s integral that we get the most out of these systems and use them as long as we can. Still, no matter how well-maintained, every HVAC … Continued

Three Ways to Save on Property Cooling Costs During the Hottest Months

Have you found yourself using your air conditioner more often in recent years? Climate change is causing a greater need for indoor climate control, and single-family and multi-family property owners and operators have never been more concerned about the rising cost of air conditioning. After all, running the AC too often can cause an electric … Continued

Five Simple Ways To Help Multifamily Buildings Go Green

More than 38 million Americans live in buildings with five or more households. That’s a lot of opportunity for energy efficiency. Going green not only satisfies tenants’ demands but adds to the overall value of a development – both reasons property owners and managers benefit from building upgrades that improve energy efficiency. In fact, it’s … Continued

Is Zero Net Energy a Feasible Goal in Housing?

Since the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued a 12-year deadline for massive, coordinated action to combat man-made climate change, the feasibility of the Green New Deal has taken center stage. But the type of change that’s needed to avoid an insurmountable slippery slope requires cooperation from more than government officials. Builders and property … Continued

HVAC Contractors Embrace Technology to Improve Customer Experience

How do you know if you’re getting a good value from your HVAC contractor? If you’re like most consumers, you can compare rates and reviews, but beyond that you’re just hoping your contractor is knowledgeable and trustworthy. In some cases a contractor could just be assigned to you by your home warranty company.