We’re in the middle of winter, and new construction projects don’t usually begin until the spring. Cold weather, snow, and other issues make starting new projects impractical during this time of year. Planning, however, is an entirely different matter. It’s not bound by the weather and the more steps you can take before ground breaks on a new project, the easier things will go when there’s real money on the line.
An HVAC system is an absolute necessity for a new building, whether residential or commercial. Good heating is essential in the winter, when the snows fall, while proper air conditioning is vital to surviving our hot and muggy summers. All of that starts with installation: selecting the right system for the space, installing it properly, and making sure that it works in conjunction with the other components of the building (such as electrical power).
For that, you need a qualified, specialized HVAC contractor to work with your team and put the system in place the right way. Doing so not only ensures that the new building gets the system it needs, but that any unexpected problems are dealt with in the proper fashion. What does that mean specifically?
It Starts with Planning
HVAC contractors have the skills and experience to determine what kind of system is right for your construction project. Every new building is unique and each one has unique needs. Larger buildings need more powerful HVAC systems to properly condition the air. A building with a lot of insulation needs less HVAC power than one with less insulation. Commercial buildings may have specific heating and cooling requirements that may change depending on the businesses occupying the space.
Addressing imbalances on such topics gets much more difficult once the system is installed. Underpowered and overpowered systems will cause problems from the get-go, and a construction project that doesn’t account for the specifics of heating and cooling will have far more trouble replacing an inadequate system than installing the right one the first time.
A good HVAC team can take the worry out of all of that: working with you to determine the specific parameters of the new project and setting the right HVAC system to serve the building for years to come. It can eliminate a number of problems before they start and ensure a smooth construction process when the work begins.
Handling the Unexpected
That kind of expertise becomes even more important once construction itself starts. No project is ever free of unpleasant surprises, and when a challenge arises during construction, it can result in costly delays while you figure it out.
Here too, the right team can save you a lot of headaches. With qualified HVAC technicians working onsite, you’ll have an expert ready to go to handle any problems and work with the rest of the team to take care of even the biggest challenges in a timely fashion.
For HVAC contractor services throughout the Lake Oswego, OR area, trust the friendly professionals at Western Heating & Cooling!