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4 Ways to Increase Employee Comfort and Productivity

By Sarah Baker on Feb 15, 2019 1:15:43 PM


Every office knows the afternoon slump. Employee eyes glaze over as they find themselves stuck reading the same line of an email. A yawn spreads contagiously around the room. A small crowd gathers around the snack table. If your office had a nap room, you know it would be full.

Maybe it's just fatigue – but it's likely to be something more, especially in an older building. Commercial buildings are notorious for trapping CO2 and VOCs, which can cause lethargy, headaches, nausea, flu-like symptoms and reduced cognitive abilities. In a room full of people, these compounds build up throughout the day, causing the dreaded afternoon slump. Learn how you can use your commercial building to combat them!

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7 Reasons Why You Still Have Hot or Cold Spots at Your Restaurants

By Michael Moriarity on Jul 19, 2017 11:25:36 AM

Imagine a restaurant entryway that's hotter than the warm air outside. Then, when you get seated, you're wishing you had brought a jacket! It doesn't make for a pleasant dining experience, especially if you were hoping for a nice, cold drink or two.

If you're a restaurateur, potential revenue is walking right out your door, or maybe not even entering your restaurant because of the temperature imbalances.

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Pressurization and How to Optimize Your Restaurant

By Michael Moriarity on Jul 10, 2017 2:28:54 PM

Building pressure affects guest comfort, utility costs and equipment life. You likely have a pressurization problem in your restaurant if:

  1. You have experienced unwanted odors or smoke creeping from your kitchen into the dining area
  2. Your guests have found the doors to your restaurant difficult to open
  3. Doors don't seem to close all the way on their own
  4. Maintaining room temperatures in your building is difficult

While these may seem like minor issues, the costs of discomfort, energy loss and shorter equipment life add up.

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What Can You Do to Cure Sick Building Syndrome?

By Michael Moriarity on Jun 12, 2017 1:08:42 PM

First, What Is 'Sick Building Syndrome?'

"Sick building syndrome" occurs when the reported symptoms or maladies of a building's occupants can be correlated with their presence in that building. Contributing factors can be decaying building materials, high concentrations of chemicals or machinery, presence of asbestos or radon, old carpet, dirty air ducts, or a poorly designed or inefficient HVAC system.

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Does 75F Work with my Current HVAC System?

By Kristen Johnson on Apr 12, 2017 3:22:20 PM

Yes, 75F works flawlessly right alongside your current HVAC equipment. 75F is a buildings control upgrade and a building automation system. We believe that utilizing the equipment in place is the greenest and most cost-effective solution. Why replace something if it isn’t broke, right? Think of our system like adding a commercial version of a NEST thermostat to your restaurant, office, retail or industrial building.

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Why an Energy Management System is Cheaper

By Kelly Huang on Mar 14, 2017 11:11:46 PM

 

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Is 75F an energy management system? The easy answer is yes, but the whole truth is that our capabilities and energy savings extend far beyond that of a typical energy management system, or EMS.

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