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What is HVAC Maintenance & Why is it Important?

HVAC systems are essential for many commercial, industrial, retail, leisure, and manufacturing buildings and facilities. And, in order to ensure that these systems are functioning optimally, regular maintenance is required. This includes servicing, cleaning, and inspections.


Regular maintenance of a HVAC system can ensure it’s running efficiently and effectively. It can also help to extend the life of the system by addressing any problems before they become major issues needing expensive repairs or replacement of components. In our latest blog post, we’ll be discussing the importance of HVAC maintenance and how we – at PPVS – can help.

Prevent Costly Repairs & Replacements

Performing regular preventive maintenance on your HVAC unit can help you avoid emergency repairs. A HVAC technician can identify potential issues during a preventive maintenance service, enabling you to address them before they escalate. Detecting normal wear & tear and malfunctions early can result in cheaper and less demanding repairs. HVAC systems are typically maintained in the autumn and spring, which are seasons with temperate weather, making repairs less disruptive than during the peak of summer or winter. During periods of more extreme weather, there’s usually a higher demand for HVAC service calls. As a result, you may have to wait longer than usual for a solution.

If you don’t maintain your system, you may have to endure uncomfortable temperatures during an emergency repair or replacement. By regularly maintaining your system, you can significantly decrease the likelihood of facing such problems.

Maintain HVAC Efficiency

A well-maintained HVAC system operates more economically and efficiently. By regularly inspecting your system, you can ensure that it’s running optimally, resulting in better energy efficiency. A typical sign of an inefficient unit is rising energy costs. If this occurs, you should schedule a maintenance appointment with one of our technicians to ensure that your system isn’t being overworked by outside environmental factors or older parts.

Air Quality

Regular maintenance also ensures that the indoor air quality of a building is safe and comfortable. This means that your HVAC system will be operating cleanly, filtering out dust, dirt, allergens, and other particles in the air. Poor indoor air quality can lead to health issues such as headaches, allergies, and breathing difficulties. Therefore, it’s important to ensure that your HVAC system is maintained regularly for optimal indoor air quality.

Also, if you don’t clean your indoor evaporator coil or use a UV light, it can become moist and humid, creating a breeding ground for bacteria and mould. This can result in increased allergies for anyone in the building.

Save On Energy Costs

In addition to avoiding costly repairs, regular maintenance can help you to save on energy costs as well. A dirty and unserviced HVAC system has to work harder than a clean one in order to maintain the same level of performance. This means that it consumes more energy, resulting in higher utility bills. Having your unit serviced regularly ensures that it’s running at peak efficiency, allowing you to enjoy significant savings on energy costs.

Extend the Lifespan of Your System

Planning regular maintenance for your HVAC system can greatly extend its lifespan. Typically, HVAC systems last between 10 and 20 years, so if yours is in good condition, it’s wise to delay the costly expense of a replacement. Preventative maintenance can help you avoid having to pay for a new system sooner, which can save you thousands of pounds.

PPVS Commercial HVAC Services

At PPVS, we offer commercial HVAC maintenance services that can help you to save time and money. Our team of experienced engineers can inspect your system for any potential issues and address them before they become expensive repairs or replacements. We also provide energy efficiency solutions that can help you reduce operational costs without compromising on the performance of your unit.

If you’re looking for reliable commercial HVAC maintenance services in the UK, get in touch with a member of our team today. We’d be happy to discuss our services and create a customised plan for you to ensure that your HVAC system is running at full capacity. 
Contact us now to find out more about our preventive maintenance plans.

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