Category: Commercial

Building Automation Saves You Time and Money

Imagine it’s the middle of a Minnesota winter and a snowstorm has just shut down the whole city. How can you make sure your company’s building is warm enough and…
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Should I Repair or Replace My Commercial Rooftop System?

There are over 10 million rooftop units in the United States and many of those are over 15 years old. Making the decision to repair or to replace your rooftop…
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Why Should Companies Choose Owens?

Businesses need to make a lot of decisions to run efficiently including how to maintain their energy management systems. Owens offers companies professional service and peace of mind, but that’s…
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HVACR Contractors and Businesses Must Prioritize Chiller Maintenance

Central Chiller maintenance and service is our backbone at Owens Companies. It's the core business our founder started 60 years ago. In recent months we have heard from our customers…
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Understanding the “Feels Like” Temperature

The temperature on the thermostat doesn’t always match what our bodies perceive it to be. Meteorologists will talk about the “feels like” temperature, which is impacted by relative humidity, dew…
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What is the Ideal Summer Temperature for a Commercial Space?

The temperature in your commercial space matters a lot. Employees depend on a comfortable work environment.  Customers and visitors are more likely to think favorably of your business if a…
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Four Ways to Benefit from Building Automation

The variety of occupant demands on commercial buildings is unprecedented; and building systems must respond to meet the demands in remarkable ways. For example, schools must maintain a comfortable environment…
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What are the Benefits of Green Buildings?

Most of us already know that “green buildings” are synonymous with environmental friendliness. That means they are less expensive to operate while also being better for our planet. How important…
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Evaluating System Trending Data

Evaluating building systems data is akin to monitoring your personal finance budget. In both cases, it is important to accurately collect data on how resources are currently being spent in…
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Choose Owens as Your Commercial HVAC Contractor

Owens is the Twin Cities’ leading commercial mechanical contractor. For renovation, ongoing support, or emergency services -- we offer comprehensive solutions to meet every need. You can count on us for:…
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