Navigating California’s EV Rebates: A Guide for Business Owners in 2024

As the world moves towards cleaner transportation alternatives, California continues to pioneer the way through its progressive laws, bills, and initiatives that support the commercialization of and infrastructure for zero-emissions vehicles. With some of the most ambitious climate goals in the country,— like its plan to eliminate the sale of gas-powered cars in the state […]

4 Ways to Celebrate Women in Construction Week

What is Women in Construction Week? Women in Construction (WIC) Week is an annual event organized by the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), that celebrates the contributions and achievements of women in the construction industry. The event promotes gender diversity and aims to inspire future generations of women in construction. This year, the […]

Building Strong Roots: M3’s Project Sequoia Leadership Program

Project Sequoia Leadership (PSL) Training At the beginning of 2023, almost exactly one year ago, M3 held a leadership retreat called Project Sequoia Leadership Program, where 16 executive and management-level employees participated in an immersive 6-day experience, gaining hands-on experience that empowered attendees to become more effective leaders. The objective of the retreat was to […]

SMUD Recognizes M3 Service as Mechanical Contractor of the Year

M3 Service has been named the Mechanical Contractor of the Year by the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) in a testament to their commitment to energy efficiency and innovative retrofit solutions. The prestigious award is in recognition of M3 Service’s exceptional support of their ambitious goal to eliminate 100% of their greenhouse gas emissions by […]

Employee Spotlight: Moises Castillo

Spotlight on Moises Congratulations to Moises Castillo, ABC NorCal Electrical Apprentice, for earning the December 2023 Employee Spotlight. Scott Welch, Electrical Superintendent, says, “I have worked with Moises for the past four years and recently started a project with him at Chico State University. Moises has shown so much improvement, he’s increased his desire to […]

Employee Spotlight: Connor Bertuccelli

Spotlight on Connor Congratulations to Connor Bertuccelli, electrical BIM modeler, for earning the November 2023 Employee Spotlight. Justin Tucker, VDC division manager, says, “Since Connor joined our team in early 2022, he has played an integral role in the evolution and development of our Electrical V-Con team. Being that he came to us with experience […]

Case Study: M3 Preserves Historic Marysville Building During Healthcare Facility Transformation

In collaboration with Neenan Archistruction, M3 MEP embarked on a remarkable endeavor to preserve a historic downtown Marysville building while transforming it into an OSHPD III Certified Primary Care Clinic. This case study explores how M3 MEP’s forward-thinking methods led to a successful, timely project outcome, showcasing the benefits of an industrialized approach in construction. […]

Employee Spotlight: Lorenzo Petrini

Spotlight on Lorenzo Congratulations to Lorenzo, M3C project manager, for earning the October 2023 Employee Spotlight. Kent Ridgley, M3C director of operations, says, “Lorenzo brings a positive attitude, good sense of humor, and a smile every day. His genuine care for the team and personal interest in their wellbeing is a reflection of his integrity and team […]

4 Benefits of Installing a Programmable Thermostat

Is your commercial business using a programmable thermostat? If not, you could be missing out on significant cost savings and adding unnecessary stress to your commercial HVAC unit. We’ll break it down for you below. But first, — What is a programmable thermostat? A programmable thermostat allows owners to pre-set a schedule for their HVAC […]

Case Study: Children’s Receiving Home of Sacramento Undergoes Gas-to-Electric Conversion

M3 Service & SMUD Partner to Significantly Reduce Carbon-Emissions for a Customer Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) holds the most ambitious environmental goal of any large utility in the United States— their Zero Carbon Plan sets to eliminate 100% of their greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. As part of their environmental action plan, SMUD is […]

5 Ways to Prepare Your HVAC Unit for High Summer Temperatures

If you live in an area that experiences high temperatures during the summer, you know that a properly functioning HVAC system is a necessity. In addition to keeping temperatures cool, proper HVAC maintenance can reduce the risk of fire and even alleviate seasonal allergy symptoms. Furthermore, proper HVAC maintenance provides the opportunity for cost savings […]

A Business Owner’s Guide to California Clean Vehicle Rebates

Did you know the state of California will pay commercial business and property owners for helping them get more clean cars, trucks, and buses on the road? California is making a push towards becoming a world leader in forging an oil-free future through bills that propose a heavy shift towards the sale of zero-emission vehicles […]

10 Commercial Building Issues Considered an Emergency

Can the issue you’re experiencing at your commercial facility wait a day or two, or do you need to call for emergency service? While HVAC, plumbing, and electrical building malfunctions are always important to address, some issues prompt quick (emergency) action, while others are less vital and can be scheduled out. We’ll walk you through […]

Myth or Fact: Turning Your Heater Off While You’re Away Saves Money

It’s no secret that keeping your commercial facility at a comfortable temperature can quickly rack up utility bills and have a significant impact on a business’ operating costs. In fact, some experts predict that heating, cooling, and ventilation account for up to 40% of commercial energy usage. If you’re a commercial facilities manager, you’re likely […]

6 Simple Ways to Minimize Utility Usage During Holiday Office Closures

Will your commercial facility be out of commission for more than a few days this holiday season? As many offices gear up for extended time off over the holidays, it’s important for facility managers and commercial building owners to consider the opportunity to capitalize on energy savings. Our commercial service team gathered some simple ways […]