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HVAC Issues You Might Have With Your Commercial Property

WE KINGSWELL Four Tips For Managing HVAC Systems In RestaurantsIf you have been experiencing a sudden increase in your energy bills or have noticed hot or cold spots in your property, it could be due to an underlying problem with your commercial HVAC system. These issues can also lead to poor air quality, which can hurt the health and well-being of your tenants. Therefore, it is vital to identify and fix these problems as soon as possible. Let’s explore some common commercial HVAC problems your building might experience and learn how to address them.

Dirty Air Filters

Keeping your HVAC system’s filters clean and in good condition is essential. Filters that are old and dirty can lead to poor indoor air quality and strain your system. This can cause it to work harder to force air through, affecting energy efficiency. Ultimately, this could lead to early system breakdowns or require expensive and unnecessary repairs.

Your System Is Leaking Refrigerant 

If you are experiencing issues with your commercial HVAC system not cooling the air properly, one of the possible reasons could be a refrigerant leak. Refrigerant is a crucial component that plays a vital role in air conditioning by cooling and removing moisture from the air. When the refrigerant levels are low, it can result in ineffective cooling, causing the HVAC system to overwork the condenser, leading to expensive repairs, lower energy efficiency, and a shorter lifespan. It’s essential to address any refrigerant leaks promptly to ensure optimal performance and avoid costly repairs in the long run.

Thermostat Issues 

It is important to note that not all issues with your HVAC system are directly caused by the system itself. Some problems can be traced back to the thermostats that control the timing and temperature of each room or zone. If your thermostats are faulty, you may experience uncomfortable indoor temperatures and mistakenly believe your system requires repairs. However, the solution may be as simple as calibrating, repairing, or replacing one or more thermostats. By addressing these thermostat issues, you can improve the functionality of your HVAC system and ensure a more comfortable indoor environment for you and your tenants.

Improper Airflow 

If you notice that certain areas of your building are not being heated or cooled as effectively as others, it may be due to an issue with the dampers. These devices regulate the flow of air in the ductwork to distribute it to different areas of the building and can adjust the airflow by restricting it in one section while increasing it in another. If the dampers are not correctly balanced, it can result in uneven and inefficient heating and cooling throughout the building.

We Are Proud of the Company We Keep

William E. Kingswell has been a distinguished commercial and residential heating and cooling service provider since 1937. We have provided unmatched customer service to all of our clients. We enjoy being the preferred HVAC equipment distributor of countless customers. We offer a comprehensive range of high-quality heat pumps, boilers, unit heaters, HVAC accessories, and more. William E. Kingswell works with businesses and homeowners throughout Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia, including Baltimore, Frederick, Annapolis, Fairfax, Manassas, Richmond, Fredericksburg, Virginia Beach, and Leesburg. To learn more about our extensive range of SpacePak, Concord, Allied Commercial, and Bard HVAC equipment, call us at 301-937-1900 or contact us today.

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