1. Save Money & Energy With These Tips

    As summer quickly approaches, we are all open to finding new ways to save money and energy with HVAC units. It’s a given that these units are the most expensive part of a summer because of how much we rely on them, especially out here in San Jose. As a team that you can rely on, the professionals at Valley Mechanical have compiled a list of tips and tricks that you can take advantage of to save …Read More

  2. Energy Losses Found in Commercial Buildings

    Conserving energy in a commercial building is a challenge in itself, but when you don’t know where you’re losing energy it’s almost impossible to make the changes that you need to, in order to save money. Valley Mechanical is a leading HVAC company in San Jose, and one of our primary focuses is providing you with ways to save money in your commercial building. That’s why we wanted to provi…Read More

  3. The Benefits of Routine Maintenance – Part 2

    Being in charge of a building is a big responsibility. The good news is, you probably have a commercial HVAC system on your side. It works hard every day to keep you, your employees, and your customers healthy and comfortable. It not only maintains temperatures; it ensures the air is clean. Now, here's the thing: when an HVAC system is working right, it literally makes life a breeze. When it has t…Read More

  4. How to Save Energy This Summer – Part 1

    We're headed toward June, and temperatures in San Jose are already warm. Summers in California are beautiful, but they can be very hot. If you're looking at your energy bill and dreading its rise, we have some tips to help you keep it down. Read our next few blogs to see which ones are possible for you! Use your thermostat wisely When you are away, keep your house warmer than normal. When you get …Read More

  5. Why You Need a Maintenance Program

    In our last blog, we explored what to consider when you're trying to decide between repair and replacement of your HVAC system. One of the biggest factors that affects a system's lifespan is maintenance. You can get the most years out of your system when you keep it up consistently. That is why the Valley Mechanical Corporation offers maintenance programs that give your system consistent care. In …Read More

  6. Questions to Ask HVAC Contractors Part 1

    When your heating and cooling system is having trouble, it can be difficult to find an HVAC company who will be able to get your system running like new. Whether you need your system replaced or repaired, a good contractor will be able to give you what you need. The key to finding the best contractor is to ask good questions. If you have a consistent family of questions to ask, you can meet with m…Read More

  7. The Most Common HVAC Problems Part 1

    Your commercial HVAC system is partially responsible for the comfort and health of everyone in your facility. It works all year round, and issues are inevitable. However, that does not mean they have to trouble you. We at the Valley Mechanical Corporation are familiar with the problems that commonly affect HVAC systems like yours, and we are highly experienced at fixing them! We believe knowledge …Read More

  8. How to Prepare Your HVAC System for Winter: Part 1

    In California, we do not experience the dramatic winter weather of New York or Colorado, but as cooler temperatures approach, it is just as important for us to winterize our HVAC systems as anyone else. We will explore 4 easy ways to make sure your HVAC system gets through the winter and is ready to keep you cool in the hot summer. Check and update your thermostat If you have an older thermostat w…Read More

  9. Late Summer Thermostat Issues in San Jose

    Valley Mechanical is San Jose’s premier commercial HVAC company. We are passionate about keeping you comfortable and saving you money with efficient systems. As we approach the end of summer, we approach the end of a season in which your HVAC system has been working hard. One of the places that people least-expect issues is with their thermostats. However, thermostats are precision-tuned units t…Read More

  10. Duct Tests: What You Need to Know

    Did you know that the Department of Energy estimates the average building’s ductwork has about 30% leakage? That means that you’ve lost 30% of the air you’ve paid to heat or cool. Testing your ducts and repairing leaks can make a huge financial difference. Your heating and cooling ductwork is simple. It has two sides: supply and return. Leaks on each end cause different problems. Supply: Lea…Read More