Everything you need to know about HVAC maintenance
HVAC maintenance can feel like a chore, but a regular HVAC service can keep your equipment running efficiently for longer – and efficiency means lower running costs and no emergency HVAC repairs.
At Fletchers Engineering we offer scheduled HVAC services and responsive HVAC repairs alike, as part of our overall HVAC maintenance service.
In this guide we’ll look at some of the basics of HVAC maintenance, what it involves, and why Fletchers should be your first choice of HVAC maintenance provider.
What is HVAC maintenance?
HVAC maintenance is anything that keeps your heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems running correctly.
- Biannual HVAC service to check pipes, filters and pumps
- Scheduled HVAC maintenance to prevent faults
- Responsive HVAC repair if something goes wrong
In general, prevention is better than cure, so a consistent HVAC maintenance schedule (we would recommend an HVAC service every six months as the seasons change) is key to keeping your equipment in good working order.
How to schedule HVAC maintenance
At Fletchers we work with our clients to ensure your planned HVAC maintenance schedule fits into your work with minimal disruption.
If your business relies on HVAC equipment all year round, you should consider a minimum of two HVAC services a year, or even more if any downtime would be catastrophic.
We can make sure your systems keep your premises warm in winter, cool in summer and properly ventilated all year round, while inspecting for damage or inefficiencies that can be fixed with a little pre-emptive repair work.
Why is HVAC maintenance important?
It’s not just about preventing downtime. HVAC maintenance can keep your filters working correctly, to remove contaminants from the air circulating through your premises.
That might be airborne droplets of oil or other substances used in your workplace, and of course it can also include some airborne bacteria and viruses, to reduce the risk of infection spreading among your personnel.
At the same time, professional HVAC maintenance can keep your system free from condensates, which may affect efficiency, cause corrosion, or lead to health risks like Legionella over time.
Getting smart about HVAC maintenance
HVAC systems can be integrated into building management systems (BMS) for next-generation monitoring – your lights and other utilities may also be compatible with BMS or can be upgraded if you wish.
All of this means your equipment can be monitored remotely via a secure connection, with any faults detected faster and responsive HVAC repair carried out even sooner.
This again is ideal if downtime would cost your business significant amounts of money or productivity, so that repairs can be completed without delay.
Find out more
We welcome all enquiries relating to HVAC services, maintenance and repair. You do not need to be an existing Fletchers customer and we can work with you to create a maintenance schedule for the future, if you want to establish a long-term partnership with us.
Fletchers’ engineers are experienced, friendly and reliable. We pride ourselves on our excellent standards of customer service and we look forward to keeping your HVAC systems fully tuned and working at their best.