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What Signs Should I Be Aware of to Know If Something Is Wrong with My Business’s HVAC System?

Tips from commercial services on identifying HVAC issues.

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What do you want to ask commercial services professionals? If you’re like a lot of business owners, you could use some advice on identifying HVAC system issues. A few telltale signs can help:

Sign #1: Increased Utility Bills

One sign your HVAC system isn’t working the way it should may be showing up on your monthly energy bills. Are your costs increasing? It could be gradual, or it could be a dramatic increase from one month to the next, but if you notice you’re spending more to keep your business comfortable, it’s probably a sign that something in your HVAC system is amiss. A system that is working too hard to keep up with demand is going to use more energy and cost more to run.

Sign #2: What’s That Noise?

Do you hear strange noises? Is there a thump or a bump or a squeak that wasn’t there before? Although commercial HVAC systems run largely behind the scenes, if you hear any noises from your vents or system, it’s probably the sign of a problem. Anything from a misfiring burner to an issue with the air handler to cracks or leaks in the duct system can make noises.

Sign #3: It’s Too Hot, or It’s Too Cold

If your HVAC system isn’t keeping up with demand, it could be because there is an issue with your heating and cooling system that isn’t readily apparent. The HVAC doesn’t have to break down completely to have compromised performance.

Sometimes it’s easy to tell when something is going wrong with your HVAC system, and sometimes you have to pay attention to subtle signs. If you sense your heating and cooling system is not functioning as it should, contact the team at H.H. Hovey to take care of all of your commercial services needs.

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