The heating season is upon us! Before the next cold snap, make sure that the HVAC system in your commercial building runs as smoothly as you want and expect. Building and property managers shoulder the majority of this responsibility, but building inhabitants have their part to play!
Swap Out Air Filters
The first and most crucial step is to change the air filters. Removing old ones and putting in new ones is something that most homeowners can do without assistance. The same is also mostly true for commercial building owners and facility managers. Too much dust will affect airflow. This means that the machinery has to work harder and for longer to achieve the same level of heating. Whenever this happens, it will drive up your energy bills.
Schedule Ventilation System Inspections
Your ventilation shafts and ductwork need to be inspected at regular intervals. The flues also need periodic maintenance. Having an expert technician visit, you will be worth the investment. They can deal with anything that has fallen out of place, such as loose wires. Plus, they can also handle problems caused by clogs, leaks, and rust. This is also one of several tasks that you shouldn’t attempt to do by yourself.
Get All Outside Components Cleaned Up
If your HVAC system is based on the roof, then you could be in for more problems than you realize. Take a minute to think about how loud it is, and if you can hear that humming come down through the ceiling. The condensers need to be cleaned more frequently during the winter since ice and snow can cause them to freeze. Fallen leaves and other debris can also choke the intake valves, so you will need to ensure they are taken care of as well.
Address Mold Growth ASAP
The presence of mold is always a bad sign. You will need to remove the pest as soon as possible. Look for it anywhere that there is plenty of moisture, such as in the boiler unit, the exhaust shafts, drain lines, and drain pans.
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