Tolin Mechanical Company Blog

How to Prevent Electrical Fluting in Motors

Published: September 05, 2018

As a Midwest and Mid-Atlantic commercial HVAC company, we’ve seen our fair share of air conditioning issues, especially within motors. A common issue many operations are facing right now in their HVAC units is a phenomenon called electrical fluting. Whether or not you’ve heard of electrical fluting before, it’s a serious issue that can make the difference between properly running and failing motors. Here’s everything you need to know about electrical fluting and how to prevent it from affecting your equipment.

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How to Take Advantage of 2018 Tax Relief on HVAC Purchases

Published: June 12, 2018

Whether it’s the dog days of summer or deep freeze of winter, keeping your tenants and customers comfortable is a mission-critical service to the livelihood of your business operation. And thanks to recent changes to Section 179 of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, new HVAC equipment may also bring some relief on your annual taxes.  

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Why it’s Important to Go Above and Beyond Standard HVAC Safety

Published: March 19, 2018

“HVAC contracting is a dangerous profession. Technicians are threatened by electrical shock, burns, muscle strains, refrigerant gases, injuries from handling heavy equipment, and much more.”

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Battling Riser Deterioration in High Rise Residential Buildings

Published: March 12, 2018

“What you don’t know can’t hurt you.”

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Can Your Denver Commercial Facility Actually Get Sick?

Published: February 12, 2018

It may be hard to believe, but the answer to that question is yes. Sick Building Syndrome is an actual thing. And, what’s more, it could be impacting your commercial facility right now.

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Why HVAC Maintenance Needs to be Included in Your 2018 Capex Budget

Published: February 05, 2018

As we head into the first couple months of 2018, we recognize most of our current and future customers throughout Colorado, Arizona and Virginia are working hard to finalize their 2018 operational budgets and capex planning for their commercial facilities.

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Planned Commercial HVAC Service Can Raise Your Bottom Line

Published: January 08, 2018

No matter what industry you’re in or which business model you employ, the need to maintain your bottom line doesn’t change. If you’re spending more than you’re earning, you’re not going to be in business for long. Smart business owners monitor profit-and-loss statements and take immediate action if they show signs of financial trouble.

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Understanding Refrigerant Management for Commercial Facility Managers

Published: January 05, 2018

While it may not be at the top of your priority list, refrigerant management is an important topic. It can potentially mean the difference of tens of thousands of dollars in annual operating expenses for your commercial facility, especially if your HVAC equipment is eight or more years old. A system in the 8- to 12-year-old range likely uses refrigerants that are being phased out, but it’s not yet old enough to consider replacing it.

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Here’s Why Your Data Center Needs Mission Critical HVAC Services

Published: December 11, 2017

A company’s data center can be the centerpiece of the entire enterprise. After all, it houses nearly all of the digital assets, and facilitates most of the customer interactions and transactions that support the business each day. A major data center outage can be catastrophic to most companies these days.

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Which is Best for Your Commercial Building — Full or Planned Maintenance Services?

Published: December 06, 2017

When you invest a significant amount of money into something of value, it makes sense to invest just a little bit more to protect what you’ve purchased. That’s why we purchase extended warranties on vehicles and homes, and also why we care for these items so they’ll stay in top form for as long as possible.

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