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Blog Title: What are the ways of maintaining a commercial air conditioning unit and what are the benefits?

Main Que: What are the ways of maintaining a commercial air conditioning unit and what are the benefits?

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  • Query By: CAROLYN K (San Diego, CA)
  • Date: 10/26/2016

Answer: Commercial air conditioners are an essential component of a business because it ensures the comfort of the customers along with the employees and when the employees are comfortable their level of productivity is on the higher side. However, to get optimum benefit from the commercial air conditioners it is important that they are well-maintained.Some of the ways you can take care of your commercial air conditioner before you call in an HVAC expert are the following:First of all you need to ensure that the air filters are clean because dirty filters cause reduced airflow which in turn causes unnecessary strain on the unit. When a system is under stress its efficiency as well as longevity decreases.Along with the air filters it is imperative that the overall unit is kept clean because it has a direct impact on the efficiency of the unit. For example, if there is growth of weeds, bushes or any other plants, it has to be removed immediately so that there is no blockage in the airflow.Visual inspection at regular intervals of a commercial air conditioning unit is a must. This is because through a thorough visual inspection you can check that none of the vents outside the business is blocked.At the same time, it is a good idea to keep a maintenance log book handy so that you can keep records as in when the commercial unit is due for a professional inspection.Lastly, only expert HVAC contractors need to be called in for the servicing of the commercial air conditioner units.

  • Replied By: DORIS N (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Replied Date: 10/27/2016