Helping to Prepare for the Presidential Inauguration

January 17th, 2013

It takes a lot of behind the scenes efforts to prepare for the Presidential Inauguration with all of the festivities planned – the Presidential Swearing-In Ceremony, Inaugural Address, Inaugural Parade, many inaugural balls, galas and other events. As can be… Read More

The Redskins, the Wilson Building, and Crockett Facilities Services

January 10th, 2013

Prior to last weekend’s playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks, Washington DC Mayor Vincent Gray made a friendly wager with Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn. The bet: the losing city would have to fly the other city’s flag for a day…. Read More

Retrofit HVAC Controllers, Commercial Heating and Cooling, & Energy Savings

January 4th, 2013

Most commercial building space (60%) is heated and cooled using packaged air conditioners and heat pumps. Any increase in unit operational efficiency, no matter how small, can significantly reduce the 230 trillion BTUs of energy these commercial heating and cooling… Read More

Heating Season is Underway. Do you have Carbon Monoxide Detectors?

December 21st, 2012

With the heating season underway, the threat of carbon monoxide poisoning increases. This is because furnaces, space heaters, kerosene heaters, gas water heaters, wood stoves and fireplaces all produce this colorless, odorless gas. When a fuel-burning appliance is not operating… Read More

Efficient Chiller Operation Cuts Costs: Tips from Maryland HVAC Contractor

December 12th, 2012

HVAC chillers account for the largest electricity consumption in most institutional and commercial facilities. With that in mind, it makes sense to monitor and control the operation of HVAC chillers for maximum efficiency. Fine-tuning your mechanical and HVAC systems will… Read More

Optimizing HVAC Systems for Maximum Efficiency

December 7th, 2012

The performance of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems can often be improved by making adjustments to conditions and settings – even if the HVAC system is an older model. Rather than purchasing a new system, it often makes sense… Read More

Duct Sealing is the Key to an Energy Efficiency HVAC System in any Building

November 29th, 2012

Did you know that your HVAC system is responsible for approximately 39% of your building’s energy consumption? Because of this, it is important to ensure that your HVAC system is running efficiently as possible. Otherwise, you may be wasting both… Read More

Start Preparing Now for Winter Storms with Preventive Maintenance

November 16th, 2012

The Baltimore – Washington DC region is notorious for its harsh winter weather. And this year looks to be no different, with AccuWeather forecasters calling for above-average levels of snow along the East Coast in January and February. Of course,… Read More

Protect your Data Centers with Preventive Maintenance for Computer Room Air Conditioners

November 9th, 2012

In mission-critical data centers, designing a computer room air conditioner (CRAC) is essential in the protection of sensitive servers and other IT equipment. But that is just the beginning. It is just as important to maintain that CRAC to ensure… Read More

Emergency Mechanical & HVAC Services to help you survive Hurricane Sandy

October 29th, 2012

Hurricane Sandy is quickly nearing the Baltimore, Maryland area. In anticipation of what has been deemed the “Frankenstorm,” we at Crockett Facilities Services would like to help you prepare your commercial building and HVAC systems for the impending impact. It… Read More