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How to Get the Best Filtration With the Lowest Life Cycle Cost

indoor air quality

The costs of investing in good air quality for your building can come with a hefty price tag. As more and more companies and institutions look to pour money into improving their filters for better indoor air quality, or IAQ, additionally, there’s another challenge that appears when it comes to making the best HVAC decisions […]

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How to Improve the Air Quality of Your Building

Ensuring good air quality for your building can be quite a task. In recent years, indoor air quality, or IAQ, has been a priority for building management. But with the proper tools and knowledge one can discover the best ways to improve IAQ, and save money while still investing in modern and effective implementations. What […]

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10 Minutes to a Better Building: What Can Your Open Controls Systems Do for You?

On this episode of 10 Minutes to a Better Building, host Michelle Dawn Mooney talks with Katie Kimmel, Account Executive at Boland, and Matt Hinkle, Controls Technician at Boland. The topic at hand are open controls systems, which allow building owners more choice and options when it comes to maintenance and assistance. Katie describes open […]

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Taking a Close Look at the Recent Refrigerant Regulations

> Refrigerant regulations are in a state of flux. In the next few years, common refrigerants will be no longer be viable for equipment. The reason for the change is that many products currently have a high global warming potential. Breaking down the new laws and their impact, Boland Sales Team Leader Kevin Bradley joined […]

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The Benefits of Boland Professional Development Courses with Del Johnson

Educating service shops, building owners, engineers, salespersons, and other people in the industry is a point of pride for Boland. Their professional development classes give folks knowledge and training on the equipment they work on or have in their buildings. Del Johnson, Special Project Leader at Boland, spoke with Tyler Kern about the program’s many […]

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The Benefits of Boland Professional Development Courses

Educating service shops, building owners, engineers, salespersons, and other people in the industry is a point of pride for Boland. Their professional development classes give folks knowledge and training on the equipment they work on or have in their buildings. Del Johnson, Special Project Leader at Boland, spoke with Tyler Kern about the program’s many […]

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10 Minutes to a Better Building: Finding Utility Incentives for Your Building

Building owners and property managers may be familiar with the various rebates and programs associated with equipment within the scope of their buildings. Still, there are other utility incentives available that aren’t as known. Emily Herchenroeder, Energy Solutions Team Leader at Boland, joined Tyler Kern to shed more light on some of those other utility […]

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Edge AI is Revolutionizing Disaster Recovery with Speed and Precision
April 22, 2024

Edge AI is revolutionizing disaster recovery by bringing processing power closer to the front lines, where rapid response and real-time data are vital. At the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, researchers are harnessing AI to predict and manage natural disasters more effectively, providing first responders with tools that could save lives during events like wildfires […]

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sustainable building practices
Galvanized Steel Leads the Way in Sustainable Building Practices From Cost Savings to Environmental Benefits
April 22, 2024

As the construction industry navigates the complexities of sustainability and economic pressures, the role of galvanized steel has become increasingly pertinent in sustainable architecture. This material, celebrated for its durability and low environmental impact, is gaining attention amid global steel market fluctuations and rising demands for sustainable building practices. With significant shifts in manufacturing […]

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Edge AI
The Winning Combination in Edge AI is Combining Cutting-Edge Hardware with Smart Software
April 22, 2024

As the world heads towards a technology-driven future, the integration of AI and edge computing is proving to be a game changer, particularly in the realm of IoT. These innovations are making it possible to process and analyze data where it’s collected, drastically reducing latency and enhancing real-time decision-making capabilities. The burgeoning field of […]

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cloud environments
Rethink Everything: Modern Cloud Environments Demand a Fusion of New Security Architectures, Continuous Education and Educated Partnerships
April 22, 2024

As businesses increasingly transition to cloud environments, the conversation around cybersecurity has become more crucial. The shift from on-premise to cloud-based infrastructures offers notable benefits like scalability and cost savings, yet it introduces unique challenges and complexities in security management. The stakes are high, with a significant rise in cyber threats exploiting the vulnerabilities […]

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10 Minutes to a Better Building: The Importance of Rental Services for Facilities
February 7, 2022

Facilities managers know that contingency planning is necessary for any effective building operation. Part of those contingencies is access to rental services. John Finucan, Senior Rental Project Executive at Boland, joined host 10 Minutes to a Better Building host Tyler Kern to talk about the importance of rental services. Finucan is the ideal expert to […]

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10 Minutes to a Better Building: Exploring WELL Certification to Boost Businesses
December 7, 2021

Living, working, and recreational environments can make all the difference when it comes to your health, mood, and wellbeing. Host Tyler Kern spoke with Tom Lattomus, Controls Account Executive at Boland, about the WELL Building Certification, which affords business owners the opportunity to positively impact these environments to improve health. The WELL Building Certification […]

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10 Minutes to a Better Build: Determine if Modular Chillers Are the Right Design Choice for Your Building Upgrade
November 3, 2021

Brad Snodgrass, global account manager at Boland Trane, explained to Host Tyler Kern about modular chillers’ benefits and how Boland works with customers to ensure an upgrade is the right move for them. Instead of the traditional physically separated chillers, modular chillers have one point of electrical connection with a factory control component—this means a […]

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How the Supply Chain Shortage is Affecting Commercial HVAC Supply and Distribution
October 27, 2021

“The HVAC industry right now is dealing with the same issues that virtually every other industry is facing at the moment,” Alexis said. Over the past year and a half, the pandemic caused numerous issues to the supply chain. The Biden Administration is pushing for relief, but it looks like problems will exist through […]

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EP 26: VRF Systems Provide Flexible Heating & Cooling Options: 10 Minutes To A Better Building
October 20, 2021

On this episode of 10 Minutes To A Better Building, Host Tyler Kern talked with Jason Lawrence, Ductless Technical Specialist at Boland Trane, which provides HVAC solutions and a network of more than 360 locations throughout the United States and Canada. They dove into VRF (Variable Refrigerant Flow), the ins and outs, and when VRF […]

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Clients need a strategic partner who provides true value and ongoing support
August 23, 2021

Boland’s client partnerships are at the heart of everything they do. But what does that partnership look like from the client’s end? To determine precisely how clients feel about working with Boland and what makes this relationship so unique, Tyler Kern brought in two leaders from one of Boland’s partners, Tatitlek Technologies. Brian Stokes, […]

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The ROI Your Organization Gains from Powerful Service Contracts
August 18, 2021

On this episode of Boland’s 10 Minutes to a Better Building, host Tyler Kern was joined by Boland’s Joe Lodico, Account Representative, and Monica Lucas, Account Executive. The trio explored a critical piece of any organization’s effort to get the most out of their facilities and their investment in them – service contracts. “A […]

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Contractual Compliance Sustains a Better Building
June 23, 2021

Any organization that owns buildings understands the importance of maintaining them with regular service calls. Many have contracts with service providers, but not all of them are met on time. If that occurs, building owners can find themselves in need of emergency repairs to their HVAC unit. That’s not the case for today’s guest on […]

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Where to Find the Hidden Nuggets of Energy Savings
April 21, 2021

When funding a healthy building project, finding additional savings wherever possible is always welcomed. Do hidden nuggets of energy savings assist? That was the question posed to Dean Smith, Controls Specialist at Boland, and he had some good news for building owners. The starting point for savings begins with the client’s goals. With so many […]

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