There are a number of factors that will help determine the comfort level of your commercial building this summer. Making sure your commercial air conditioning system is running effectively and efficiently will go a long way towards ensuring that you and your team are comfortable and saving as much money as possible.

Here are a few things to think about if you’re having trouble keeping the air in your building as cool and crisp as possible:

1)   How old is your system?
Sources report that the average commercial air conditioning system can be expected to last about 15 years, sometimes less. With old age comes decreasing energy efficiency, a missed opportunity to take advantage of the latest technology, and various mechanical issues that develop over time. An expert HVAC technician at ControlAir Systems can help to diagnose and some of the problems that occur with regular service visits, but if your air conditioner is on the older side, you may want to start considering a replacement.

2)   Have you maintained your air conditioner properly?
Proper system maintenance is crucial to extending the life of your air conditioner and ensuring that you are saving as much money as possible in your commercial building. Regularly changing your air filters, cleaning the coils and pans to prevent mechanical issues and mold, and having your system assessed by an HVAC professional on an annual basis are crucial steps to maintaining your system and protecting your investment.

3)   Is your system sized properly?
Pending the size of your building and the design of your ducting, the size of your air conditioner can have a huge effect on how well your system cools and how efficiently it operates. If your air conditioner was already in your building when you purchased it, or if you have added to the size of your building, an assessment from a professional HVAC technician may be very beneficial. A professional can determine the appropriate size for your air conditioner and potentially save you money down the road.

If you have any further questions about commercial HVAC installations, issues or maintenance, please do not hesitate to give ControlAir Systems a call at (781) 286-0930.