Commercial Thermostats

Commercial Thermostats

The thermostat is command central for any HVAC system, directing the system when and where to heat or cool. For a residential space, sometimes it can get complicated with different zones, but with a commercial space, it’s a whole other ball of wax. Since there...
When Do I Need a New A/C Unit

When Do I Need a New A/C Unit

3 Signs You May Need a New AC Unit Air conditioning is crucial for comfort in your daily life here in Olathe, KS. A well maintained AC unit, with yearly inspections and monthly filter changes, can last up to 10 or 15 years. So how do you know if you need repairs for...
Commercial HVAC Spring Cleaning?

Commercial HVAC Spring Cleaning?

Spring is the perfect time to get your commercial HVAC system tuned up. As your heating systems winds down, this in between time provides a well deserved break in the action for your heating and cooling systems. Neither is overworked in the milder in-between weather....
Why is my Air Conditioner Freezing Up?

Why is my Air Conditioner Freezing Up?

A freeze up is when a layer of ice forms on the outside of your AC unit. Whether you have a window unit or a central air system the causes and effects of this, as well as the solutions, are the same. The ice build up on your AC unit creates an inability to cool...
Why is my Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

Why is my Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

Temperatures have been inconsistent this year. Maybe you’ve even turned your furnace off and on a few times. What happens when you turn it on again and it is blowing cold air? Or maybe it stopped working just when you started to need it most? There are a few...
Why Is My Furnace Leaking Water?

Why Is My Furnace Leaking Water?

You just discovered there’s a puddle water on the floor in front of your furnace. What does this mean? Why would your furnace be leaking water? In most cases, it’s not a big repair, so don’t panic. It could be a few different things. However, you will need a certified...
Happy New Year from B & C Mechanical

Happy New Year from B & C Mechanical

B & C Mechanical is proud to offer commercial heating and cooling services to residents in Kansas and Missouri. In Kansas, our service ares include Olathe, Overland Park, Leawood, Lenexa, Prairie Village, Shawnee, Merriam, Mission, Kansas City, Roeland Park, and...

All About Air Handlers

An HVAC air handler unit (AHU) may resemble a furnace in appearance, but its purpose is very different. It conditions and circulates both cool and hot air, depending on what time of year it is. An air handler works in tandem with your air conditioner or heat pump to...
What is a Thermocouple and How Does it Work?

What is a Thermocouple and How Does it Work?

Thermocouples are sensors used to measure temperature. It is a device used inside a gas furnace in Kansas, to assist the pilot light in keeping your furnace running and safe. It works rather like a fail-safe to keep unburned gas from accumulating and burning,...