If you depend on HVAC, refrigeration and controls for your business, we’re the contractor for you. We make it our business to keep your business running.
Advance Air and Heat is a family owned full-service commercial HVAC, Refrigeration and Building Automation contractor. Full service means that with us, you can have happy employees, tenants and turnips all while maintaining a healthy bottom line for your business. We specialize in helping you solve your commercial HVAC, refrigeration and control issues in a way that is environmentally friendly, economical and makes sense for your individual needs. Since 1986 we've served Massachusetts, Cape Cod and Rhode Island commercial, industrial, public and non-profit clients with integrity and pride.
On my recent blog post, Pink Hard Hats Suck, I had a really excellent comment. The commenter, Stephanie, informed me that there exists such a thing as steel-toed Converse sneakers. This is not the sole [Read more...]
This week is one of my favorite weeks of the year. It holds two of my favorite events: the SouthCoast Women’s Forum and the Women’s Fund Tiara 5K, and it is also the week I get to celebrate [Read more...]
Being a woman in the HVACR field can feel very lonely. Since you're reading this, you've probably read some of my "sob stories" in Confessions of an HVAC Chick, so you know about some of [Read more...]
We’ve all heard a lot about indoor air quality in recent years – whether it’s severe issues such as sick building syndrome and mold, or high levels of carbon dioxide caused by office mates too [Read more...]
When I clicked through to the IceMachinesPlus.com article about wacky Willy-Wonka-esque food creator Charlie Harry Francis, I just knew it was going to amuse. First, it was about some of my favorite things: refrigeration, ice cream [Read more...]
Customer service is vital to the success of a business. Customers who are displeased with how they were treated or the service they received may decide not to do business with you again, and they [Read more...]
There are more than a few reasons why a commercial property has to be properly waterproofed and sealed. There’s the obvious one – any property, commercial or not, should be waterproofed and sealed to prevent [Read more...]
Last week, I attended the AHR Expo at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. Over 60,000 attendees wound their way through approximately a kajillion (I counted) booths set up with everything from giant [Read more...]
In the business world, time is money, and time lost due to equipment failure can be very expensive. Even though you might think most equipment breakdowns are singular in nature such as one computer crashing, [Read more...]
We get a lot of questions from the DIY crowd about HVAC-related tasks. There are a lot of things that can easily be done by the beginner DIY-er, like filter changes or even condenser coil [Read more...]
As I was making the “oh-crap-Christmas-is-next-week!” checklist in my head of all of the things I still have to get done before C-Day, a memory popped in my head about one of my least favorite [Read more...]
How To Protect Your HVAC Units from Snow and Ice This Winter New Englanders can’t help but cringe when we think about the brutal winter we endured last year. It was an especially rough year [Read more...]
What is an ECM Motor? Several of us were discussing ECM motors in the office the other day. Yeah, we have weird water cooler conversations like that. The general consensus was that although we were [Read more...]
I was recently asked to be part of a panel of business leaders for the New Bedford Chamber of Commerce’s South Coast Young Professionals Network (SCYPN). I was completely flattered to be asked, not only as [Read more...]
This is a question I get a lot, so I think it's appropriate to revisit it now, just before the winter heating maintenance season really gets rolling. If you're considering skipping maintenance this year, there's a [Read more...]
Refrigeration ServiceService faster than you can say “thaw”.
Waiting for your Refrigeration tech is simply not an option in the food industry. You need your systems to work properly or you lose product. As your partner, we understand that when you grow and succeed, we grow and succeed with you.
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Building Automation and Energy ServicesWe offer FREE monitoring service!
Whether you want to schedule holidays from your phone, reduce energy usage, improve tenant comfort, get precise humidity controls for your cheese, or just make sure your pipes don’t freeze, we will find the best fit for your controls needs and your budget.
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New or Replacement HVAC EquipmentWe’re not done until it’s done right.
We've all been there, puzzling over quotes from several contractors, trying to decide who to trust with your equipment, your building, your money. If you want to make sure the job gets done right, up to code and will last for years and years, we’re your contractor.
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