It is not Fort Collins air conditioning season yet. That is true in many parts of the country. However it is time to get your estimates done and your air conditioning contractor chosen.
Some problems that may arise with your air conditioner include, the air conditioner running, simply not cooling. Your air conditioner repair man will probably just have to clean out the filters on the machine to get it back into working order. You might be able to do something simple like this on your own, but if your air conditioner isn’t working at all, you might need to call for help.
Today it is required that all new ac units have a Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) of at least 13. In the recent past the rating average of 7 or 8 was considered acceptable. Better technology has made for AC systems that operate more efficiently than ever before. Replacing an old system with a new one that has a SEER of 13 or better will guarantee that you save at least $500 per year on your utility bills. Some of the new ac maintenance tampa cost will be recovered with lower utility bills.
There are other things that you can do as a homeowner. You can look to see if all of the electrical breakers have been placed into the right position- which is to say that they are on. On occasion storms can trip the breakers. To check to see if the breakers are in proper working order turn them off and then back on again. This is the best way to check if they are working correctly.
Most electricians that work on AC units will tell you that if you want an air condition installation job then do it during either the fall or spring. Sure you’re going to be using it during the warmer months but these professionals are very busy during those months. During the heat of the summer you’ll be hard pressed to find someone who is not over-booked. They spend their time repairing units that are on the fritz and might not have the man power to get your job finished in a timely manner. While they might be able to schedule you in, it might take a week or more instead of just a few days. When it’s hot outside, a week can seem like an eternity.
It’s important that your repairs or servicing causes minimal disruption to your business. You don’t want to have to close for a day, or have your call centre staff interrupted whilst on the phone. Why not ensure that your chosen company can work out of hours for you?
The air conditioning system you choose will need to be right for your current and future company needs. Are you likely to be expanding? Will you be having a dedicated server room? Will you need all the additional functionality of a more sophisticated AC system?
Share these guidelines with your friends and they will thank you for it. They might even let you enjoy the cool air of their homes while your unit gets fixed, God forbid it gets damaged in the summer season.