HVAC Condition Reports
FAQs – HVAC Services
What does HVAC stand for in air conditioning?
HVAC stands for heating, ventilation and air conditioning. HVAC systems achieve heating, cooling and air ventilation functions.
What are the basics of HVAC?
HVAC systems comprise of many features as the unit will heat, cool and ventilate air. Common components of a HVAC system include the furnace, heat exchanger, evaporator coil, condensing unit, refrigerant, thermostat, heat pump, duct work, vents and associated controllers.
What is done during HVAC maintenance?
During HVAC maintenance procedures, Climaterite will assess the condition of the system and conduct a series of checks to ensure the unit is operative effectively. This will involve checking components, electricals, pipes, and refrigerant to ensure the HVAC system can satisfy the needs and requirements of its users.
How often should you clean or Service your HVAC system?
Cleaning and servicing should be conducted by a professional and experienced HVAC system specialist. We can assess your unit and develop a service schedule that will align to your needs and budget. Based on age, use, service history, environment and other factors, we can recommend the ideal service frequency.
What happens if you don't clean your air ducts?
Air ducts should be cleaned on a regular basis. If they are clogged with debris, the HVAC unit will not be able to perform effectively. You may notice a reduction in heating, cooling or ventilation capabilities. If you suspect this issue, engage a professional to completely clean your air ducts.
How often should HVAC filters be changed?
HVAC filters should be cleaned by a professional. Incorrect removal, cleaning and replacement of the filters may damage the system or compromise its performance. You could also void the manufacturer’s warranty. At Climaterite, we clean filters regularly and follow established guidelines and procedures.