Commercial HVAC systems provide comfort to your customers and tenants, thus improving productivity. Although scheduling regular maintenance services is important to ensure that your system lasts longer and functions efficiently, commercial HVAC systems are prone to unexpected breakdowns and require repairs. Below, we list three of the common problems with commercial HVAC systems in Golden, CO.
Reduced Cooling and Heating
Air conditioners require refrigerant for the efficient removal of heat and cool air production. Loss of refrigerant through leaks will reduce the efficiency of the cooling system. A professional technician can restore the efficiency of the system by recharging or refilling the refrigerant.
The air conditioner has evaporator coils that can freeze over and develop a layer of ice that reduces cooling efficiency. To remedy this situation, you will need to remove this thick layer of frost on the coils.
Unresponsive HVAC System
Several factors can cause an unresponsive HVAC unit. First, power surges on electrical lines can lead to the tripping of the circuit breaker. Although occasional instances of this shouldn’t worry you, constant circuit breaker tripping signifies a problem.
Problems with the thermostat can also lead to an unresponsive HVAC system. When the batteries controlling the smart thermostat run down, it will switch off, and the HVAC unit will stop working.
A blank thermostat display signals that you need new batteries. However, if normal operations don’t resume after you replace the batteries, you might need to replace the thermostat.
Unusual or Unexplained Noises
Strange or louder than usual noises are major signals that your HVAC unit has a problem. However, before contacting your HVAC technician, you should make sure that these noises are not due to any loose components, such as access panels, or unfastened doors that may produce clattering or rattling noises.
If the gas furnace produces banging or popping sounds, this could signal gas buildup, and you should address this serious potential problem immediately. Screeching noises signal that the fan or other internal components need lubrication or replacement. If you do business in Golden, CO, contact our technicians at Vectra Mechanical Residential and Commercial HVAC for all your commercial HVAC installation, maintenance, and repair services.
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