6 Signs Your Commercial HVAC Needs Repair

6 Signs Your Commercial HVAC Needs Repair

Check out these signs to see if your building’s HVAC needs repairing.

Every office building is made up of different integral parts to make it a sound, healthy structure. One of the most significant aspects of the building is its heating and cooling system. The breathability and temperature of an interior space are crucial for the well-being of its tenants. While there are plenty of parts to a commercial building that needs attention, remember to watch out for these signs concerning your commercial HVAC system.

1. It’s Old

Every ten years, your commercial HVAC system may need a replacement. If it has had good maintenance over the years, it can last you longer, perhaps 15 years. Even so, there comes a time when it is more cost-effective to replace it entirely rather than continue to make repairs. Updating your commercial HVAC system will also benefit you in getting rid of all the other, following issues with an older or faulty unit.

2. Electricity Bills Keep Rising

Over the years, an HVAC unit gets less and less efficient as it wears down. In turn, it has to work harder to produce the same quality heating and cooling conditions it might when it was newer, resulting in higher electricity bills. Thankfully, a new appliance can take over and deliver the same comfort at a lower cost.

3. Inefficient Heating and Cooling

As mentioned above, you may see that your commercial HVAC system may need replacing if it can no longer produce the best heating and cooling possible anymore. You may notice uneven distribution in heating and cooling, or even fluctuations in temperature. Call a professional to evaluate this issue.

4. Unusual Sounds

HVAC appliances, whether residential or commercial, can start emitting unusual or alarming sounds if something goes wrong in the machinery or ductwork. Such noises do not mean that a replacement is necessary, but it can mean that a part needs adjusting or replacing. However, if your unit is humming, you may need to get a new one.

5. Unusual Smells

Other problems that may occur with heating and cooling systems include an infestation from either pests or mold. Understandably, neither is pleasant. Once again, contact a professional to come and remove the nest, critters, or mold safely.

6. Poor Indoor Air Quality

If your office building is suffering from poor indoor air quality, the source may be your commercial HVAC unit. The cleanliness of the air is vital for the health of all who work within the office. The healthier the air, the better work businesses can do. 


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