[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading source=”post_title” font_container=”tag:h1|font_size:38px|text_align:left” google_fonts=”font_family:Roboto%3A100%2C100italic%2C300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:900%20bold%20regular%3A900%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]One of the best business investments you can make is in preventative maintenance programs for your HVAC systems. If you properly adhere to a well thought out maintenance plan, it allows you to ensure the longevity of your commercial HVAC unit. [/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”3047″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text]There are two main types of coils that work inside your HVAC unit. This means there is never one single-coil working to heat or cool your space. Instead, there are both condenser coils and evaporator coils working together as integral parts of an HVAC system. Keep in mind that keeping these coils clean, ensures that they work efficiently.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]
Two Coil Types
Both evaporator coils and condenser coils work to remove heat from the air. This means that they are responsible for pushing the cool air throughout the building.
The process of cooling begins with the compressor pulling refrigerant through the tubing in the evaporator coil. The refrigerant passes through the expansion valve, which reduces pressure on the refrigerant, which leads to rapid cooling.
Finally, warm air will pass through these coils, and the refrigerant will take the heat from the air. The result is a lowered temperature in your space.
The cycle of heat transfer would not be complete without condenser coils. These work opposite to evaporator coils by releasing the heat from inside, and taking it outside.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]
What Happens When You Neglect Your Commercial HVAC Coils?
[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][bsf-info-box icon=”fas fa-dollar-sign” icon_size=”32″ title=”Increased Energy Costs”]When you forget about coil maintenance dirt and debris will naturally collect on your unit. This makes it increasingly harder for heat transfer to occur. Eventually, your HVAC equipment will need to work harder which you will see through increased energy bills.
Dirty evaporator coils can cause your HVAC system to use up to 50% more energy than if you were to clean them. This can save you up to $40,000 in one year alone![/bsf-info-box][vc_separator][bsf-info-box icon=”fas fa-coins” icon_size=”32″ title=”Reduces the Lifetime of Your Equipment”]When the condenser coil and evaporator coil is dirty, it reduces the efficiency of the heat transfer. This means that the air conditioner needs to work harder to reach the same level of efficiency that you would expect from air handling units.
When you place this kind of pressure on your air conditioner, there is a high chance that the compressor will fail. The compressor is an expensive fix, and a failed compressor often means more than just a replacement coil, but a replacement unit.[/bsf-info-box][vc_separator][bsf-info-box icon=”fas fa-water” icon_size=”32″ title=”Poor Air Quality”]When air passes through the evaporator coil, it has already been filtered, and will not be filtered again. If you have dirty coil heads, then there is a high chance that this airflow will collect bacteria and mold growth that has grown on the coils. This allows the bacteria that has built, to flow through the building, leading to respiratory issues.[/bsf-info-box][vc_separator][vc_single_image image=”3048″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text]
How to Create an HVAC Cleaning Schedule
There are many aspects of cleaning that should be included in your HVAC cleaning schedule. This might include changing filters and belts but also being sure to check the refrigerant charge.
The most important aspect of your HVAC cleaning schedule is coil cleaning and coil cleaning should be completed by a professional. This can ensure your safety when using equipment or chemicals that should be used to clean coils. It can also prevent you from breaking the coils as you clean them to save money in the long run.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]
Contact a Professional For Coil Cleaning
Routine maintenance will help to keep your HVAC system running at peak performance. It ensures that you extend the life of your unit as long as possible, and avoids expensive repairs.[/vc_column_text][vc_cta h2=”Get a Quote” add_button=”bottom” btn_title=”Request Quote” btn_color=”danger” btn_i_align=”right” btn_i_icon_fontawesome=”fas fa-angle-right” btn_add_icon=”true” btn_el_class=”popmake-contact-us”]Contact us today by calling (800) 421-7070 to learn which solution will work best for you and your business.[/vc_cta][/vc_column][/vc_row]