Author Archives: Bassett Mechanical

A Continued Focus On Safety and Food Production

On June 7th we celebrated World Food Safety Day; a day marked with awareness of and passion for the integrity of safe food production across the world. At Bassett Mechanical, we celebrate this day alongside those who not only love to consume healthy food, but also our partners in the food production industries who daily […]

Bassett Mechanical Associates Celebrate 85 Years in Business

Whether they have been here 2 years – or 40 – our associates say the same thing; they are proud to be part of this moment in Bassett Mechanical’s history. As we celebrate 85 years, our Bassett Mechanical Family shares their excitement around what this milestone means to them. “I have been blessed to see […]

The HVAC Solution for Your Building – VRF System

It’s often called “the future of HVAC”.  A variable refrigeration flow (VRF) system could be the solution you need for your building by providing maximum efficiency, maximum comfort, and maximum benefits. What is a VRF system? VRF is a ductless system that distributes refrigerant to different zones through refrigerant piping, using outdoor condenser units and […]

Bassett Mechanical Earns 2020 Safety Excellence Award From AGC of Wisconsin

For the 6th consecutive year, Bassett Mechanical is proud to be the recipient of the Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin 2020 Safety Excellence Award. The award recognizes construction companies who excel at safety performance. The AGC closely examines each candidate’s commitment to safety and occupational health management and risk control. Each application is reviewed for […]

Quality Construction of Very Large Refrigeration Vessels

In the Industrial Refrigeration Handbook (1998), Professor Wilbert Stoecker offered general thoughts on the sizing of refrigeration vessels. In his comprehensive text, he consolidated his opinion as, “Never scrimp on the size of the vessel.” Today, application requirements and changes in design philosophy have increased the focus on refrigerant charge reduction and thereby vessel size […]

EPA Risk Management Program Rule Amendment

Effective as of March 15, 2021, the EPA’s Risk Management Program Reconsideration Rule has been finalized and now requires RMP regulated facilities to perform a public meeting following a reportable accident with public impacts including (but not limited to) evacuations, injuries, offsite deaths, or environmental or property damage Facility owners should provide notice of the […]

Legends Throughout Bassett Mechanical’s 85 Year History

As we celebrate 85 years of Creating Customers for Life®, we also reflect on the honor of being a third-generation family-owned business for over 8 decades. Generation after generation of Bassett family members proudly stepping up to lead our business through integrity, innovation, and commitment to our customers and associates. Some of us have had […]

Bassett Mechanical Reaches 1.5 Million Hours Without a Lost Time Injury!

Bassett Mechanical is proud to announce, that as of February 2021, we have reached 1.5 million hours without experiencing an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) lost time injury. That means it has been nearly two years since an associate has missed time on the job because of a work-related injury. This significant milestone is […]

Virtual Design and Construction: Investing in Technology

By Tyler Petersen, Virtual Design and Construction Manager Over the years, Bassett Mechanical has made a strategic decision to continue to invest in expanding design capabilities. From purchasing a 3D laser scanner for capturing accurate data at our customer sites to a robotic total station to improve accuracy in the field layout, the technology continues […]