Prep Your HVAC System for Winter Weather

Winter is here, and it is important to make sure that your HVAC system is in check to handle the cold winter weather. Skip the stress of an HVAC emergency this winter by preparing your system to ensure it will be running reliably and efficiently all winter long. Avoid unexpected breakdowns and save money by following a few steps from our expert HVAC techs.

These steps can help you plan accordingly:

Use a Programmable Thermostat

A programmable thermostat is a thermostat that is designed to adjust the temperature according to a series of programmed settings that take effect at different times of the day. Lowering the heat when the building when there is no one in the building can lead to lower heating costs. It will also help calibrate the thermostat ensuring it is reading an accurate temp.

Schedule A Routine Maintenance Check

One of the best ways to avoid interruptions to your business operations and poor heating performance is to schedule routine maintenance checks. By taking care of your heating equipment on a regular basis, it can reduce the possibility of further breakdowns, proactively identify and fix small issues before they become more significant issues and lower the overall operating cost and save you money.

Check Air Filters And Clean Or Replace Them As Needed

Just like the warmer seasons, it is essential that your building’s filters are checked and replaced if needed. These filters will get clogged with lint and debris and will put an unnecessary amount of stress on the whole HVAC system. Changing your building’s HVAC filter every six months will help avoid breakdowns during the extreme weather months.

By taking better care of your commercial HVAC system during the winter months, you’ll ensure a year’s worth of excellent performance and indoor comfort. Ongoing HVAC maintenance will ensure low energy costs during months when your HVAC system is used often, like winter and summer.


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