HVAC – Essential Business During COVID-19
The province has enacted a declaration of emergency to help contain the spread of COVID-19 and protect the public.
Ontario business-owners are encouraged to continue their operations through work-from-home policies and innovative business models.
Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, the Ontario government will be ordering at-risk workplaces to close-down, while encouraging businesses to explore opportunities to continue operations through work-from-home and innovative business models. At the same time, the government reminds businesses to put in place protocols for physical distancing and regular hand-washing in order to protect the health and safety of employees and the general public.
March 23, 2019, Premier Doug Ford was joined by Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, Rod Phillips, Minister of Finance and Sylvia Jones, Solicitor General to announce that the government will be closing at-risk workplaces to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Essential businesses include, but are not limited to grocery stores and pharmacies, telecommunications and IT infrastructure service providers, and businesses that support power generation, natural gas distribution and clean drinking water. Essential businesses are being asked to put into place any and all measures to safeguard the wellbeing of their employees on the front-lines. (Official List of Essential Workplaces)
HVAC – Essential Businesses That Provide Support and Maintenance Services
Institutional, Residential, Commercial and Industrial Maintenance
Businesses that provide support and maintenance services, including urgent repair, to maintain the safety, security, sanitation and essential operation of institutional, commercial industrial and residential properties and buildings, including, property management services,plumbers, electricians, custodial/janitorial workers, cleaning services, , security services, fire safety and sprinkler systems, building systems maintenance and repair technicians and engineers, mechanics, (e.g. HVAC, escalator and elevator technicians), and other service providers who provide similar services
The health and safety of our people, customers and communities is our top priority. Unionville Heating and Air Conditioning will continue to provide emergency services to its customers. We will make every effort possible to keep our customers and our staff safe by following the guidelines set by health professionals at the Government of Canada and Ontario Ministry of Health.
Here are some of the step we will take to make sure we are all safe:
- reducing contact with others by following the guidance for self-monitoring, self-isolating, or isolating
- practicing social distancing and proper hygiene
- wearing masks, if necessary
Please contact our office (905-479-1290) if you have an HVAC emergency to schedule a service visit.