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

Why Is Your Heating System Taking Too Long To Heat Your House?

Isaiah Chapman

If you live in a cold climate, you most likely have a heating system to keep you warm and comfortable when the temperature drops. Unfortunately, the system can develop issues and stop working when in use. When this happens, you'll want to get it up and running again as soon as possible to continue enjoying the heating output it delivers. 

If your home heating system takes longer than usual to warm up your house, you shouldn't ignore the issue. Any heating system malfunction can exacerbate if it is left alone and the heating system is allowed to continue running.

While several factors can cause your house to not heat up fast enough, here are some possible culprits.

Dirty Air Filter

Your heating system impacts your interior living environment by eliminating unwanted heat and humidity and increasing the airflow and air quality. The system has an air filter to remove airborne contaminants from the cold unconditioned air drawn into it. The air filter ensures that the hot air returned to your house is clean and healthy for inhalation. 

Over time, the filter becomes clogged with dirt, leading to restricted airflow within the heating system. If the airflow is poor or weak, the system will not deliver heated air to your house at the desired rate.

To fix the problem, you need to clean or change your air filter, depending on the filter you use. If you have a washable filter, remove, clean, and reinstall it. If it's a single-use version, remove and replace it with a new one.

Leaky Ductwork

If your heating system distributes heated air throughout your house via HVAC ductwork, leaks in the ductwork may affect your heating system's performance. 

Air duct leaks allow some heated air to escape before it reaches the air supply vents on the walls of your house. Since your heating system will experience weak airflow, it will take longer than expected to warm up your space.

If air duct leaks are responsible for your heating issues, you'll need to locate and seal the leaks.

Incorrect Temperature Setting

Your heating system has a thermostat that controls the temperature of your home's interior environment. Your heating system will turn off before the target temperature level is reached if the temperature setting at the thermostat is lower than the recommended setting for the heating season in your region. Consequently, you may feel like it is taking forever to make your house warm and cozy. 

If the thermostat setting is too low, increasing the temperature can help warm up your living space faster.

Keeping your heating system in good working order is essential for enjoying time spent inside your house during the cold season. Contact an HVAC company, such as Wyoming Air, if you need heating repairs in your home.