Fan Coil Unit Replacement
Replacing fan coils can offer several benefits, including:
Improved energy efficiency: Older fan coil systems may not be as energy-efficient as newer models. By replacing your fan coil, you can potentially reduce your energy usage and lower your monthly utility bills.
Better air quality: Over time, fan coils can become dirty and clogged with dust and debris. This can impact the quality of the air that is circulated through your home or building. A new fan coil can improve the air quality by providing cleaner and fresher air.
More reliable performance: Older fan coils may be prone to breakdowns or require frequent repairs. By replacing your fan coil, you can enjoy a more reliable and consistent performance, with fewer repair needs.
Quieter operation: Newer fan coils are designed with quieter operation in mind. If your current fan coil is loud and disruptive, a new model can provide a more peaceful environment.
Improved comfort: A new fan coil can provide better temperature control, which can improve overall comfort in your home or building. You may also be able to customize the settings to meet your specific comfort needs.
Follow our step-by-step guide on how to prepare for a fan coil replacement:
1. Find a qualified HVAC contractor: The first step is to find a qualified HVAC contractor who can perform the replacement. Look for contractors with experience in fan coil replacements and make sure they are licensed and insured.
2. Schedule an assessment: Once you have found a contractor, schedule an assessment of your current fan coil system. The contractor will inspect the system and provide you with a quote for the replacement.
3. Choose a new fan coil: After you have received the quote, you will need to choose a new fan coil. Your contractor can provide you with options and help you choose the best one for your needs and budget.
4. Clear the work area: Before the replacement, clear the area around the fan coil. Move any furniture or items that may be in the way of the contractor.
5. Turn off power: Turn off the power to the fan coil system at the breaker box.
6. Drain the system: Drain the current fan coil system of any refrigerant or water that may be inside.
7. Remove the old fan coil: The contractor will remove the old fan coil and dispose of it properly.
8. Install the new fan coil: The new fan coil will be installed by the contractor according to manufacturer instructions.
9.Connect the electrical and plumbing: The contractor will connect the electrical and plumbing components of the new fan coil system.
10. Test the system: Once the new fan coil is installed, the contractor will test the system to make sure it is working properly.
11. Clean up: The contractor will clean up the work area and dispose of any debris.
12. Turn the power back on: Once the work is completed and the area is cleaned up, turn the power back on to the fan coil system.