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. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. How to Prepare Your HVAC System for Winter: Part 2

    It is already October, and soon, the temperatures will truly drop. California’s winters are mild compared to some, but we need to make sure our HVAC systems are ready for winter. Winterizing your HVAC system is not difficult, especially if you call Valley Mechanical. In our last blog, we went over two tips for winterizing your system. Here are the last two. Have your heating ducts cleaned Gettin…Read More

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Summertime Commercial HVAC and Residential HVAC Tips 2/3

      Valley Mechanical has been providing Commercial HVAC service since 1994 and has some summertime tips for commercial and residential HVAC customers alike.   Check your thermostat.  There are a couple of things to check your thermostat for. The first one it to make sure some hot blooded [person didn’t adjust the air conditioning so that the rest of you feel like penguins. Second, is your …Read More