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What Does an Energy Efficiency Consultant Do?

More and more companies are beginning to shift priorities and take the initiative to be more environmentally conscious. But have you ever wondered how it is that companies go green? Most businesses can’t reduce their carbon footprint on their own. They need the help of an energy efficiency consultant. These consultants are hired by businesses…

What Are the Advantages of Solar Thermal Systems?

In recent months, various issues such as the war between Russia and Ukraine have contributed to a sharp increase in the cost of energy. This, combined with the looming climate crisis, has prompted countless homeowners and businesses to look into alternate solutions. One of the options we offer here at McIntosh Corporation is solar thermal…
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What is Facility Maintenance?   

February 4, 2022 Facility maintenance refers to the people, processes, and platforms needed to get maximum utility from a commercial building. Its goal is to ensure the safety and smooth operation of a building while keeping it attractive. Facility maintenance practices include but are not limited to payroll, human services, building structure maintenance, light, fire…

Should I Retrofit or Replace?

While it is obvious that mechanical systems deteriorate and performance declines over time, knowing whether to retrofit a system or replace it is not always clear. The process of retrofitting involves keeping an existing system but improving an application within it so long as the system can still function as intended. Alternatively, replacing a system means the full removal of it along with the…