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Commercial HVAC and Refrigeration Blogs and Podcasts

The Ultimate Ice Machine Cleaning Checklist

The Ultimate Ice Machine Cleaning Checklist

You might not be aware of it, but there’s one piece of equipment in your hotel that needs to be cleaned more often than you realize. When you’re planning your facility’s annual maintenance lists, be sure to add ice machine cleaning to it! Why Should Ice Bins Be...

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The Pros and Cons of An HVAC Rooftop Unit

The Pros and Cons of An HVAC Rooftop Unit

Commercial buildings require a large area for the placement of heating and cooling systems. On some buildings, the HVAC system is placed around the side or back. That solution can work great if you’ve got the space. But it doesn’t take advantage of a more obvious...

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The Impacts of Neglecting HVAC Coil Cleaning

The Impacts of Neglecting HVAC Coil Cleaning

In the second installment of our Commercial HVAC Coil Cleaning Series, we highlight some of the negative outcomes which arise as a result of neglecting the cleaning of your commercial HVAC system's coils.  And, why coil cleaning should be a part of your commercial ...

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Commercial HVAC Retrofits for Dummies

Commercial HVAC Retrofits for Dummies

Written by CMI Mechanical CEO - Rick Dassow Let me start by saying, I love the “Dummies” book series.  What another reading material distills tons of information into easy to read bullet points with cartoon pictures? That’s perfect for me. I wish they had an “American...

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The Hidden Perils of a Triple Net Lease

The Hidden Perils of a Triple Net Lease

Written by CMI Mechanical CEO: Rick Dassow For owners and investors, the popularity of a triple net lease has brought obvious benefits to managing, administering, and investing in commercial real estate. In short, a triple net lease puts the operating burden on the...

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DoubleTree Hotel - CMI Mechanical Customer

They perform better than other mechanical businesses I have worked with.

Brian Wilske

General Manager, DoubleTree Hotel