Energy Management

leed certified

What is LEED Certified?

Short for Leadership in Energy and Environment Design, LEED is a building certification that is recognized worldwide and signifies sustainability (environmentally, socially, and economically responsible buildings). Big or small, commercial or residential, new or old; any building structure is eligible to be awarded LEED certification. The process to becoming certified …

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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: Design/Build Contracting Retrofit and Modernization Building Automation Controls Energy Management Preventive Maintenance We deliver results not excuses. Being a true …

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Should I Add Insulation to My Exterior Walls?

Several factors impact your heating bill each month, yet perhaps the most long-term improvement you can make is to add additional insulation where needed. Many older homes (and some newer ones) lack sufficient insulation in the exterior walls. Correcting this can pose a challenge as it is often difficult to …

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What is a Ductless Mini-Split?

A ductless mini-split is an alternative “add-on” heating and cooling system that can be the smart choice in a variety of situations. They are mainly installed to improve heating in rooms where “non-ducted” systems like radiant panel, hydronic (hot water heat), or space heaters aren’t achieving satisfactory efficiency or performance. …

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