Our sole purpose at MTI is to provide the best possible building performance, comfort and safety.

News Outsourcing Maintenance

As if outsourcing wasn’t tough enough. Since I wrote my February 2020 column exploring the external factors maintenance and engineering managers should consider when choosing a provider or contractor, nearly everything has changed. The coronavirus pandemic has affected most aspects of institutional and commercial facilities. Now, as we discuss the internal factors managers need to… more »

News Higher Relative Humidity Impairs Repiratory Virus

Hopes of COVID-19 slowing down in the spring and summer in part hinge on the way higher relative humidity levels boost the body’s ability to fend off respiratory viruses. As dryer air is sure to return in the fall, facility managers should be taking a look now at how their facility measures and maintains optimal… more »

News Human focused lighting

A colleague sent this the me today and it sparked my interest on how facilities are approaching lighting and their employees. How much of your life do you spend indoors, under artificial lighting? In a mid-1990’s study, the U.S. EPA found that Americans spend 87% of their time indoors. That is a significant portion of… more »

News Taking care of your systems

Regular Maintenance for Commercial Heating and Cooling One way to maintain your commercial heating and cooling system is to have it checked by a professional regularly. This is part of regular maintenance and helps ensure that the HVAC is working properly. What the professional does is more than cleaning. Rather, they do tests and diagnose… more »

News Billings Service Technician wanted

WE ARE HIRING   Essential Functions   HVAC/Refrigeration Service technicians who work with heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems. The technician will perform service duties to ensure that all maintenance, repair, and installation of HVAC equipment are properly completed in an efficient manner.   Job Requirements Two (2) year Technical or Bachelor’s degree recommended… more »

News Job Opening

Mechanical Technology, Inc. is an established HVAC Company that is driven by our guiding principles (Quality, Customer Service, Improvement, Success, Partnership, and Integrity). We are a proud member of IBEW.  Our mission is to continually improve every aspect of our service by hiring the best candidates for the job. Our employees enjoy a casual, but… more »

News How To Choose the Right LEDs for Lighting Retrofits

How To Choose the Right LEDs for Lighting Retrofits Hundreds of products are available for converting linear fluorescent fixtures to use light emitting diode (LED) technologies. While many yield 50 to 60 percent wattage savings, choosing among them may be a daunting task. Some standardization has occurred, but issues exist regarding compatibilities with ballasts, and… more »

News 9 Things Smart People Won’t Do

9 Things Smart People Won’t Do Dr. Travis Bradberry My recent post, 10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm, really struck a nerve. The trick is that managing your emotions is as much about what you won’t do as it is about what you will do. TalentSmart has tested more than a million people and found… more »

News Technician Wanted

Mechanical Technology, Inc. NEBB Certified Test & Balance firm. We have been in business for 29 years, and in that time, we have developed a reputation for being experts in our industry. We are currently seeking to hire an Air & Hydronic Balancing Technician. Ideal candidates will have NEBB certification. Job Description: Commercial/Industrial HVAC Test… more »

News Duct Leakage Testing is a Must

By H. Jay Enck, Member ASHRAE, and David Cantrill, P.E., Member ASHRAE A recent survey of the building construction industry by the Building Commissioning Association (BCA) on the issue of duct leakage resulted in some startling statistics. Seventy-five percent of the approximately 300 respondents felt that duct leakage contributes substantially to energy loss in commercial… more »