How to Get the Most Out of Your Furnace this Winter

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Preparing for cold weather in your office or commercial building means more than turning on the furnace and dialing up the heat. Learn how to save on utility bills this winter, extend the life of your equipment, and keep your building safe for occupants with these top tips:

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Preventative Maintenance

The best way to ensure your equipment will run for as long as possible is to have a professional inspect your system on a regular basis. Before you fire up your furnace in the fall, have an experienced technician look over your furnace to help reduce your risk of emergency repair, maintain system efficiency, save on energy costs and increase the lifespan of your unit.

Learn more: 5 Benefits of Annual HVAC Checkups

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Improve Indoor Air Quality

Every buildings use and foot traffic are different. The care routine for the health of your space and HVAC system should reflect that. Keeping your equipment and ductwork clean and free of dust and debris greatly reduces the risk of indoor allergens and pollutants making their way into your working space. Additionally, a clean system helps to keep your HVAC unit operating at optimal efficiency for an extended life and lowered utility costs.

Learn more: Breathe Easier in 4 Steps

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Energy-Efficiency

Help your energy bills stay in check and increase overall system efficiency with the help of some useful tools. On top of regular equipment tune-ups, simple additions to your system such as programmable thermostats and regular filter changes can greatly increase efficiency and decrease operational costs.

Looking for energy-savings for your new construction or retrofit project? Consider installing custom-fabricated sheet metal for properly fitted, leak-free ductwork that reduces wasted energy.

Learn more: How to Save Energy in a Commercial Building

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Selecting the Right HVAC Professional

Finding a trusted HVAC professional for your building is an important part of the care routine you put in place for your systems health and longevity. While every businesss needs are different, there are a few key things to consider: knowledge and experience with a wide range of products, 24/7 service in case of emergencies, and custom options for a maintenance plan tailored to your office needs.

Learn more: 3 Keys to Choosing the Right HVAC Service Company

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Find Your Comfort Zone

Easily monitor and control the temperatures throughout your building with zone control systems. By separating each room into a different zone, these control systems are able to regulate temperature and deliver individualized comfort to every part of your building. This zone comfort setup offers exceptional comfort, efficiency and optimal energy usage.

Learn more: Benefits of Zone Control Systems

Enjoy savings, increased energy efficiency and a longer life out of your HVAC equipment when you prepare your furnace for colder weather with these tips. For more information on heating maintenance, contact our team at Custom Aire today.