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Why Your Restaurant Needs An Efficient HVAC System

Why Your Restaurant Needs An Efficient HVAC System

Maximize EfficiencySometimes restaurant owners can accidentally overlook energy depleting systems that are costing them hundreds of extra dollars each month.  One of the systems that is often overlooked is HVAC.  An up-to-date and energy efficient HVAC system is key in keeping your heating and cooling costs down and will keep customers comfortable in a reliable way.  Today, let’s take a look at some of the other reasons why having an energy efficient HVAC system is so important.

  • As mentioned above, a huge reason to invest in an efficient system is the money savings.  In fact some can save up to 20% on their energy costs with a more efficient system and recoup their investment in six to twelve months.
  • Reducing your energy consumption lowers your impact on the environment with fewer carbon emissions.
  • With many of the newer systems, business owners gain round-the-clock monitoring and control of settings via the web.  These systems allow you the chance to set parameters around usage that can not be changed by employees.  Some will also offer energy management through a third-party to lessen the burden on management and maximize energy savings.
  • Putting some extra attention on how “green” your business is can attract new customers who share in your care for the environment.  Take advantage of the possibility of local press, positive brand imaging, and even awards for the efforts you make to save energy and help the environment.

At American Services our team of professional HVAC technicians near Florissant are ready to help you make the most informed decision possible regarding the updating of your heating and cooling equipment.  These professionals will come to your place of business, assess your current and future needs, and then give you a free estimate regarding the equipment you will need to save the most on your energy bills.  Give our customer care team a call now to set up your free consultation today!

 

Furnace Maintenance for Commercial Heating

Furnace Maintenance for Commercial Heating

furnace repair in MOAmerican Services heating repair service in Missouri knows that during those cold winter months it is always a comfort to know that your furnace is keeping you warm. When properly maintained, your furnace will last a long time but without performing preventative maintenance tasks on a regular basis your system will prematurely fail.

Each month the heating system filters should be checked to see if they need replacement or cleaning. This is the simplest method of ensuring your system is operating at peak efficiency. A clogged filter will cause the system to be overworked. The burners should be checked to see if there is complete combustion. A clogged burner will need to be cleaned to ensure there is a full flame. Ignition components should also be checked. Older heating systems may have a continual burning pilot light where as newer systems may have an electronic ignition. The burner compartment and draft hood should be cleaned as debris and buildup can lead to potential problems. The flame sensing rod should also be cleaned.

There is also electronic considerations that must be checked on an annual basis for your heating system. The blower motor amp draw should be checked as well as the safety controls and thermostat. It is always good practice to replace the thermostat batteries once a year. Other considerations include cleaning the condensate drains, flushing the condensate pump and checking the bearings on the blower motor.
Many of the preventative maintenance tasks can be performed by the system owner where as some of the checks on the more integral components should be checked by a licensed technician to ensure safety.