The Importance of AC Maintenance

May 15, 2017

9 out of 10 cooling system failures are caused by dirt and dust. A light layer of dust on cooling coils can reduce your energy efficiency by 20%. This can be easily prevented with regular AC maintenance. Protect Your Investment The installation of your air conditioning and heating system is an investment, therefore you should do everything possible to minimize equipment breakdown. Planned maintenance not only assists in preventing unit breakdown to business-critical environments but also helps to improve energy efficiency. You will be rewarded with lower running costs, potentially a much longer lifespan for your unit, plus fewer carbon emissions. Two Maintenance Visits Annually AC unit, heat pump, and furnace equipment is not inexpensive and we always recommend that, following installation, you enter into a maintenance agreement with your installer. This normally involves two annual visits to your cooling and heating equipment by trained, certified technicians. A cooling system routinely maintained, provides a much higher performance and is much more energy efficient. Inspections During each technician visit, all functions of the systems are inspected, filters cleaned, operating pressures and controls checked and calibrated. Leak checks are carried out at least once per year and records are kept to show...

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Improved HVAC Performance

November 10, 2015

As winter nears in Louisville, heating is important, and if your climate control system isn’t working at its best it can cause a myriad of problems. You might see a spike in your utility bill, you equipment could be degrading faster, or you could have decreased air quality. All these are reasons for regular inspections and maintenance, but what exactly does a repairman do when conducting “preventative maintenance”? Here are a few things professionals take care of to make sure your equipment is working in top form. Inspection Heaters have a multitude of working parts, and when a professional comes out for an inspection, he will be checking all these parts to make sure they are doing what they are supposed to. This could mean testing certain controls, checking the quality of an air filter, looking for carbon monoxide leaks, or even just tightening a few screws here and there. The first step to preventative maintenance is inspection, and an expert will be sure to look at every little part to make sure the machine as a whole is running at its best. Cleaning Sometimes parts of your heating equipment aren’t broken, but they still are not working as well...

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