What is airflow and why is it important?

Posted on Apr 25, 2017

It can be easy to overlook the terminology of our business when talking to a customer, but the truth is, not everyone understands the lingo of the HVAC industry. So while phrases like “airflow” might seem simple and straightforward to us, it’s not something our customers know about. So what is airflow? It’s the way […]


Shattering the Glass Ceiling: 3 reasons the HVAC industry is great for women

Posted on Apr 25, 2017

Women are an untapped resource for the HVAC industry. While they comprise more than 57 percent of the labor force nationally (LINK: https://www.dol.gov/wb/stats/stats_data.htm ), women make up just 1.7 percent of the total employed in the heating and air conditioning industry. And, the Social Security Administration reports, more than 22 percent of the U.S. workforce […]


Choosing an HVAC cleaning company: Why certifications matter

Posted on Mar 20, 2017

As you search for a ventilation restoration or industrial cleaning professional, you may wonder how to find the right company. In addition to researching a company’s references, experience or guarantees, it is important to note what advanced certifications a company or its employees has. While some of these certifications may not mean much to you, it shows […]


4 reasons hospital HVAC system must be cleaned regularly

Posted on Feb 22, 2017

Hospitals are known for being some of the cleanest places to prevent the spread of diseases and help patients heal as quickly as possible. But in addition to typical cleaning, hospitals must be sure to keep their HVAC systems clean as well. HVAC system cleaning in hospitals differs from the procedure used in commercial kitchens […]


What is a pollution control unit?

Posted on Feb 22, 2017

With an increased attention to pollutants, many more people are keeping the environment in mind on a day-to-day basis. According to some reports, more than half of humanity is expected to live in cities by 2050. The changes pose challenges to today’s population, including keeping the air clean. So, what is the best way to […]


Top tips for finding a dependable contractor to clean HVAC systems

Posted on Feb 8, 2017

Selecting a trustworthy contractor to clean residential heating, ventilation and air conditioning ducts can be a challenge. Much like selecting the right mechanic for your car, you want someone who will be trustworthy, upfront and honest, all at a fair price. So how do you find that contractor to clean an HVAC system? Here are […]


What is the American National Standards Institute?

Posted on Jan 23, 2017

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a national organization formed to oversee the development and implementation of standards in the International Kitchen Exhaust Cleaning Association (IKECA), including products, services and processes. The role is an important one — in addition to ensuring quality products, the institute also ensures fairness and respect throughout the industry. […]


What does a typical kitchen exhaust cleaning look like?

Posted on Jan 17, 2017

There’s more to cleaning a kitchen exhaust system than just swabbing grease out of the duct work — in fact, there’s a lot to it. Regularly cleaning kitchen exhaust is necessary to ensure grease, dust and grim are removed from the system, because build up can cause health issues and fire hazards. So when you […]


How increased tourism affects your kitchen ducts

Posted on Jan 4, 2017

It’s that time of the year when snowbirds are returning to Hawaii and year-round inhabitants are hosting friends and family. In addition to residents, tourists from the mainland jet over to experience the warm weather and beauty. Winter is one of the best times for tourism on the island, especially for those in the restaurant […]


3 reasons to create a green office

Posted on Dec 8, 2016

Many people know the affects of going green in their personal life — walking or biking instead of driving means less pollutants in the air, and recycling means less waste in landfills. But did you know that going green in at your office could have a tangible impact on your business?  Studies have found that […]