Choosing a Commercial HVAC Contractor

An HVAC system is the life of any commercial building. It keeps employees and customers comfortable and without an efficient system, a business would not be able to operate normally. It goes without saying that you need to hire a certified HVAC contractor for any commercial project. However, with so many options available, how do…

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Preparing Your Heating & Cooling Systems for Spring

Spring is right around the corner which means cleaning your house, preparing your yard, and inspecting your furnace and HVAC systems. There are several steps you can take on your own to ensure your systems are working safely and properly. Ease your mind (and your wallet) preparing your heating and cooling systems for spring. ​Check…

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How to Save on Gas Bills This Winter

Most of us cringe when we open our gas bill this time of year. Our heating systems are working harder than any other time of the year and our wallets pay for it. Unless you plan on moving to a warmer climate, there’s no way to avoid forking over an extra portion of your budget…

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Why Should I Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat?

A new year brings new opportunities to tackle home improvement projects and make updates that can improve the efficiency of your home. For example, have you considered switching from a manual thermostat to a smart thermostat? We use technology every day to make our lives easier and this easy upgrade offers programmable features, convenience in…

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FAQs from Homeowners: Heating System Edition  

How much do you know about your home heating system? Can you tell when it needs repairing or replacing? We don't expect everyone to be experts when it comes to caring for furnaces and boilers. We do, however, want our homeowners to know and understand as much as they can about their heating system. In…

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Why Does My House Feel So Humid?

When the weather outside is hot, humid, and downright miserable, staying inside your home can feel like the ultimate refuge. But what if your house is also feeling hot and humid? Read on for a list of things you can do to help reduce humidity levels in your home. Where is this humidity coming from?…

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HVAC System Issues in Commercial Facilities

Maintain the safety and efficiency of a commercial facility with regular checks and balances. Small HVAC system issues can lead to costly repairs if undetected. For that reason, we have listed out some common commercial HVAC system issues that may be affecting your building right now. HVAC System Noise Common ductwork sounds - such as…

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Pre-Construction Services for Your Next Project

Valor Mechanical helps clients plan, analyze, and establish mechanical services needed for any project before actual construction begins. These pre-construction services are aimed at educating clients on what will be needed to make the project functional and financially sustainable. By working closely with you, our client, the end result will be a set of plans…

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What is Design-Build?

Design-Build is a construction delivery method that provides owners with a single point of contact for both the design and construction phases of a project. The commercial owner manages only one contract with a single point of responsibility. This popular form of project delivery is ideal because the designer and contractor are working together as…

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3 Tips for Water Heater Safety (and Savings!) this Winter

Cold weather months are a time where we really start appreciating hot water. Those hot showers in the mornings feel really nice and homecooked meals mean more dishwasher runs. Here are three tips that can save you money and keep your family safe this season.   Wash your clothes in cold water. Heating water can…

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