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Upgrading Deteriorating Mechanical Equipment in New York City Buildings- NYC

Updated: Dec 19, 2023

It can never be understated how important it is to keep up with maintaining mechanical equipment, especially large systems such as heating and air conditioning systems. Deteriorating systems such as these can cause air quality issues and health issues for building tenants, as well as stress on the equipment which can end up causing a massive financial burden.

Although it can be a large investment to upgrade deteriorating equipment, it will save you money in the long run as you will avoid the overwhelming repetitive costs of maintaining and repairing the dilapidated equipment. In the case of a new HVAC or heating system, you will need a system that is delivering an ample amount of desired heat or air that will keep a building comfortable for tenants year round.

Depending on the age of your current systems, the more modern HVAC systems provide better overall control over indoor climate conditions. Smart thermostats allow building owners to customize temperature settings based on their preferences and daily routines. Zoning systems enable different temperature settings in various areas of the building or house, ensuring that each room is optimally heated or cooled. Upgrading not only enhances overall comfort but also provides a personalized and efficient solution. 

Deteriorating mechanical systems may also contribute to poor indoor air quality, impacting the health and well-being of occupants. Upgrading to newer models equipped with advanced air filtration and purification technologies helps remove contaminants such as dust, pollen, and mold spores. This results in a healthier living environment, reducing the risk of respiratory issues and allergies.

The decision to upgrade a deteriorating mechanical system transcends mere appliance replacement; it is a commitment to a more energy-efficient, comfortable, and eco-friendly lifestyle. As New York regulations continue to evolve, so does the necessity for more innovative solutions that further optimize the performance of these systems. Through these upgrades, building and business owners not only enhance their immediate working conditions but also actively participate in the collective responsibility of fostering a sustainable and healthier future for generations to come. Get a proposal from our professional engineers here at Built and we can tell you if your systems need an upgrade and how to do it!

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