Author Archives: Bassett Mechanical

Women in STEM – It’s the right time to start a career you love!

Whether you’re a young girl in middle school or a woman in her 40’s it’s always the right time to start exploring a career in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM). STEM occupations account for nearly 7% of all U.S. occupations and STEM workers play an important role in America’s innovative capacity and global competitiveness. […]

5 Reasons to Choose a Combined HVAC/PLC Controls Solution

Well-designed buildings, systems, and control strategies can improve comfort levels, increase reliability, and reduce costs. With a combined HVAC/PLC controls solution, you can seamlessly connect all your data with one central tool combining everything from the plant floor to the office. HVAC vs. PLC HVAC stands for Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning. An HVAC control […]

Preventing Legionella in Your Plumbing Systems

There is no one-size-fits-all approach to addressing Legionella concerns in plumbing systems. Most identified outbreaks are in buildings with large water systems, such as hotels, long-term care facilities, hospitals, and industrial facilities. However, in the past year due to COVID-19, the concern for Legionella has grown along with a heightened importance for building owners and […]

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 […]