Learning About Commercial HVAC Systems
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Learning About Commercial HVAC Systems

Hello, my name is Jacob. I would like to talk about proper installation and repair of the HVAC system in your commercial building. Full scale HVAC systems for commercial buildings require ongoing maintenance and repairs to keep every floor and room at a comfortable temperature. These temperature control systems also control the air quality in the building by sending the airflow through filter elements. My site will cover all aspects of the upkeep needed for these systems. I will also talk about the benefits of keeping your air quality and temperatures at desirable levels. Thanks for coming to visit my website.

Learning About Commercial HVAC Systems

Time To Start Thinking About Warm Weather: How To Get Your AC Ready For Spring

Isaiah Chapman

Winter will still be here for a few more months but, when it's over, you'll need to be ready for the incoming warmth. As soon as spring arrives, and the temperatures start to rise, you want to make sure that your air conditioner is ready for action. Here are four tips that will help you get your air conditioner ready for warm weather.

Watch for Signs of Sinking

If you've dealt with a particularly wet winter, you'll need to pay close attention to your air conditioner pedestal. That's the pad of cement that your air conditioner rests upon. Too much rain can saturate the soil, causing the pedestal to sink. A little sinkage isn't a dangerous thing; however, too much sinkage can destroy your air conditioner. If you notice that soil saturation has caused your pedestal to sink, take a look at the wires and pipes connected to your air conditioner. If the sinkage is causing strain on the wires and pipes, contact your residential AC services company as soon as possible. 

Give Your Ducts a Boost

If you had a room or two that just didn't get as cool as they should have last summer, it's time to talk to your HVAC contractor about duct boosters. It's not uncommon for airflow to be insufficient through some of the ducts, especially those that are located farther away from the main cooling unit. Unfortunately, the lack of airflow can make it difficult to keep all the rooms in your home cool. That's where the duct boosters come into the picture. Duct boosters are installed in the problem ducts and help pull more cool air through your home. 

Invest in a Sound Blanket

If your new air conditioner isn't as quiet as you'd like it to be, and you've found the noise to be downright irritating, you need to invest in a sound blanket. Sound blankets are installed inside the main air conditioning unit and help buffer the noise that can occur during normal operation. It's important to note that if your older model air conditioner is making loud noises, you need to have a technician check for problems before you install a sound blanket. There could be mechanical reasons for the increased sound. 

Pay Attention to the Coils

If it's been a long windy winter, take a close look at the coils on your air conditioning unit. Flying debris could have caused damage to the coils. Unfortunately, if your coils are damaged, your air conditioner won't get the airflow it needs. If you see areas of the coils that are pressed together, use a butter knife or screwdriver to carefully open up the spaces. If your coils suffered significant damage this winter, have your HVAC contractor come out and handle the repairs for you.