Pleune Service Company is a Proud Participant of MiCareer Quest 2017!

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During MiCareer Quest, students rotate through quadrants of Manufacturing, Construction, Health Sciences & Information Technology to look, touch and engage in each of these industries. Students get to participate in activities to capture various “in demand” opportunities for great careers in these fields in the West Michigan area. Pleune prides itself for leading the HVAC… Read more »

Employee Ownership and Culture Secures Pleune Service Company the Title of 2017 Michigan ESOP Company of the Year!

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Every year the ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) Association Michigan Chapter presents its distinguished Company of the year award at its annual Lansing Conference. This year, Pleune Service Company was honored to receive the award from the Chapter’s President David Bosch. In attendance to receive the award were 6 of 7 ESOP Committee Members, Ken… Read more »

Are Your Employees Breathing Easy?

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All buildings must have some fresh air circulation to maintain a healthy workplace. Otherwise, you may be looking at health risks for your employees.   There needs to be a way of exchanging the carbon dioxide that we exhale for fresh oxygen. Without this, your employees are at risk for complications such as headaches, increased… Read more »

The Risk You’re Taking With Dirty HVAC Coils

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Yesterday, the crew at Pleune sent out a technician to visit a new customer. The service call was the result of the customer’s cooling not keeping up with the hot weather. With a brief inspection, it didn’t take long for our technician to figure out what the problem was.   Many customers who are not… Read more »

New Technology Will Change Your Heating and Cooling

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There’s an exciting Japanese HVAC technology, and it’s gaining more acceptance in the states.   Invented by a company called Daikin in 1982, VRF systems, or variable refrigerant flow systems, use refrigerant for both heating and cooling. This puts them in the same family as ductless mini-split air conditioners. However, they differ from those units… Read more »

The Importance of Lighting Maintenance

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All lighting systems experience deterioration of performance during operation, and so require ongoing maintenance. As the useful light distributed by a lighting system decreases, wattage stays the same, resulting in energy waste.   In many buildings, lighting system maintenance consists of reactive rather than proactive solutions. Fixtures are rarely cleaned, although dirt and dust build… Read more »

Is Your HVAC Causing Sick Building Syndrome?

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When employees suffer health or comfort issues linked to time spent in a building, and no specific illness is at fault,“Sick Building Syndrome” could be the culprit. Many times the cause can be flaws in the HVAC system, which can be fixed with regular maintenance. Sometimes, though, the cause is mold, use of industrial chemicals,… Read more »