1. 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

  2. The Benefits of Routine Maintenance – Part 1

    Commercial HVAC systems are some of the hardest-working systems on the planet. They never get a day off! Whether it's a hot day or a cold day, your HVAC system will be making sure the interior of your building is comfortable and safe for everyone. Though HVAC systems are specifically designed to run for extensive time periods, they aren't invincible. Time wears everything down, and HVAC systems ar…Read More

  3. 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

  4. Where Did the Cool Air Go?

    In our last blog, we looked at the causes of a frozen air conditioner - a unit that is literally coated in solid ice. Today, we are going to go in the opposite direction. Maybe you start to feel uncomfortable in your home, and when you check out the air exiting the vents, you find why: the air is warm. But your air conditioner is running. What is going on? There are several reasons why air conditi…Read More

  5. Why is My Air Conditioner Freezing?

    It is only April, but warm weather is on its way. This summer, this may happen to you: the sun is beating down and you are sweating, but your air conditioner is coated in solid ice. A frozen air conditioner is a truly bizarre sight. It is bizarre for a reason: it's not normal, and you should not treat it as such. When your air conditioner turns into an igloo, it is sending a distress signal. We ca…Read More

  6. 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

  7. HVAC Systems: Repair or Replace?

    Keeping your commercial HVAC system up and running should be a top priority, and the Valley Mechanical Corporation is ready to help ease the burden. We offer world-class HVAC maintenance programs that will keep the pressure off you with regular checkups. There comes a point in every system's life when it's aged enough that it may not be fiscally responsible to keep repairing it. When the point com…Read More

  8. 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

  9. Myths About Commercial HVAC Part 2

    In our last blog, we addressed two major myths that have misled commercial HVAC owners. We believe that knowledge is power, and we want to equip you to make the best decisions when it comes to your HVAC system. MYTH: If it isn’t broken, it doesn’t need attention Truth: An HVAC system is so essential to the comfort, health, and safety of everyone in the building. Your HVAC system needs to be ma…Read More

  10. 3 Signs You Need Commercial HVAC Service

    Keeping those within your facility healthy is paramount to staying in business. Your HVAC system carries the majority of this burden, so keeping it running smoothly is incredibly important. At the Valley Mechanical Corporation, we have decades of experience with HVAC systems, and there are a few common signs that consistently indicate the need for commercial HVAC service. Decreasing efficiency If …Read More