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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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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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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The Most Common and Avoidable Cause of Commercial HVAC System Failures

Published: October 16, 2017

Every commercial HVAC system is extremely complex, and there are literally hundreds of components that could potentially fail at any given time.

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Big Data & AI Are Changing Everything About Your Commercial Building’s Systems

Published: August 14, 2017

Although we have to admit not all the incredible predictions that futurists from the early 20th century made about our own time have come true, some pretty impressive technological advances have come to pass.

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Is Your Colorado Commercial Building Prepared for Nature’s Worst?

Published: May 10, 2017

Preparation, quality construction, and common sense will go a long way to keep people and property safe from natural disasters. But, sometimes, all we can do is huddle up and wait for the storm to pass, then go assess the damage.

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3 Tools Your Commercial HVAC Company Should Recommend to Improve Your ROI

Published: April 19, 2017

One of our main goals at Tolin Mechanical is to do everything we can to help our customers succeed. For owners of commercial buildings and facility managers, one of the key indicators of success is positive ROI.

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