Commercial Heating Systems Design, Sales & Service
Regular Maintenance is an Energy Saving Device
In New England, businesses and institutions take their heating systems very seriously. So does Mechanical Services. Our service department treats each maintenance call or emergency service visit as an opportunity to improve comfort while cutting energy costs for our clients. Our service team and engineering department try to be familiar with each client facility so we can take a proactive approach to energy saving opportunities.
Mechanical Services takes pride in being one of the only companies which can deal with all types of fuel systems and all sizes of equipment.
It is a fact that regardless of the type of heating system, regular maintenance is an important factor in saving on energy costs and improving system performance.
A regular checkup can save you money – here are some of the steps we take:
- Clean and overhaul your fuel-fired boiler or furnace before the heating season. Less soot means more efficiency.
- Check operating controls and safety devices annually.
- Inspect systems for damage and leakage.
- Clean the coils in heating and air conditioning systems to maximize system capacity and efficiency.
- Inspect ducts and piping for missing or damaged insulation.
- Adjust temperature and humidity setpoints seasonally.
- Check for obstructions that block air flow around radiators, intakes and diffusers.
- Replace air filters – Your system will work better and a good air filter will improve your air quality.
- Analyze equipment repairs. Sometimes it is better to upgrade the equipment. Inexpensive modifications such as installing programmable thermostats and cleaning or replacing your filters can often reduce your energy costs.
All our licensed technicians have the required State of Maine licenses, oil-all grades and capacities, propane, natural gas, and we meet or exceed OSHA regulations on all cleanings. We know how critical it can be to your business to have a piece of equipment down. That is why we constantly update and educate our staff. We value both your employees’ and guests’ health and your air quality! In the State of Maine, technicians must be licensed to clean boilers, chimneys and the ducting that connects them.
Video: interior of a new boiler and an old one that really needs our cleaning services.
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We have robotic, fiber optic and hand-held cameras that can inspect your equipment and provide video documentation of your equipment’s condition. This can help you plan for equipment replacement and help avoid unexpected and costly failures.
During a recent internal inspection of a boiler, corrosion was found in the water wall of the boiler. The photo top left shows a boiler stay in good condition. The photo beneath it was taken during the internal boiler inspection and shows a badly corroded stay.
Information gained during inspections allows our clients to plan for equipment repairs or replacements rather than react to expensive emergency situations when the equipment fails unexpectedly.
Equipment failure can cause more than a “no heat” call. Because when stays fail, the boiling water in the water jacket of the boiler can escape, covering your boiler room floor and presenting the very real threat of the dry boiler blowing up.
We install, service and repair ALL makes of equipment. We have the expertise to work on equipment that may be 100 years old or brand new. We have the service manuals for most of the equipment in use today.
We also take great pride in our exclusive representation of a full line of Webster high efficiency and low emission gas and oil burners.
We are the only Autoflame “Center Of Excellence” in Maine. Autoflame burner management systems WILL reduce your burners fuel consumption. Autoflame technology allows you to efficiently manage your energy consumption by more accurately controlling the combustion process. Download our Autoflame PDF or contact us today to schedule an Autoflame demonstration.
Talk with us about your aboveground storage needs. We’ll get the system you need delivered and installed to meet your specs.
Dependable Emergency Service 24/7
When an emergency arises – you need attention immediately. With our statewide service team, your call for help is answered quickly by knowledgeable and specially trained, licensed personnel.