The HVAC contractors at LoneStar Heating and Cooling provide quality heating and air conditioning services in the Galleria area and throughout Houston, TX. We service both residential and commercial air conditioning systems to help you maintain climate control of the places that matter most to you. Contact us today to schedule a quality service appointment for air conditioning repair, maintenance, or installation.
Do Commercial HVAC Systems Require More Frequent Maintenance Than Residential HVAC Systems?
In most cases, commercial HVAC systems will require more frequent maintenance than residential systems. This is largely due to size, so small commercial boutiques or shops may not require more than annual maintenance in order to run efficiently. Listed below are some factors that can lead to the need for more frequent AC maintenance:
- Size and Complexity of System: Commercial HVAC systems are typically larger and more complex than residential systems. They often have multiple units, larger ductwork, and more extensive ventilation systems to serve larger spaces and accommodate higher occupancy levels. The increased size and complexity make commercial systems more prone to wear and tear, requiring more frequent maintenance.
- Heavier Usage: Commercial spaces often have longer operating hours and more people coming in and out than residential spaces. This means that commercial HVAC systems are subject to more continuous usage and greater demand for cooling, heating, and ventilation. The increased workload puts more strain on the components of the system, necessitating more regular maintenance to ensure efficient and reliable operation.
- Indoor Air Quality Requirements: Commercial buildings often have specific indoor air quality regulations to comply with, especially in industries such as healthcare, hospitality, and food service. These regulations may require additional maintenance tasks such as frequent filter changes, duct cleaning, and inspections to ensure that the HVAC system meets the required air quality standards.
- Compliance and Safety: Commercial buildings are subject to various safety and compliance regulations, including those related to HVAC systems. Regular maintenance and inspections are often necessary to ensure that the system meets these regulations and to address any potential safety hazards or code violations promptly.
If you have a commercial space, your HVAC system will likely require more frequent maintenance than your at-home system. The specific maintenance needs may vary depending on factors such as the size of the commercial building, the complexity of the HVAC system, and the type of industry or facility involved. I
Schedule a consultation with one of our professional HVAC technicians to learn more about the specific needs of your commercial HVAC system and to come up with an appropriate maintenance schedule plan.
HVAC stands for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. It refers to the systems that regulate and move heated and cooled air throughout residential and commercial buildings, from homes to offices to indoor stadiums. Although there are many options when it comes to HVAC systems, they all work similarly, taking in fresh air and using a mechanical ventilation system to heat or cool it to a desired temperature.
HVAC units also can control humidity levels and improve air quality through air cleaners that capture bacteria, spores, and virus-sized particles. The HVAC technician who comes to your home for a pre-installation evaluation will help you determine which system and options are best for you and your home.
What Does an HVAC System Do?
At the most basic level, an HVAC system takes in air, cools or heats that air, and blows it into an indoor space, according to the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers. That space could be a specific room or an entire building or structure, such as a house, office, school, airport, or even a submarine. An individual component of an HVAC system may serve dual purposes. For example, your home could have a separate air conditioner and furnace, or a heat pump for both cooling and heating.
Schedule Your Air Conditioning Service Appointment in Houston Today
The dedicated HVAC technicians at LoneStar Heating and Cooling have been serving Houston and its surrounding communities for over 30 years. In this time, our company has established itself as an industry leader and proud member of the Houston community. We work with both commercial and residential clients providing affordable HVAC repairs, maintenance services, and installations to help you maintain total control over the climate in your home or business. We also offer commercial refrigeration repair, maintenance, and installation services. If you are looking to take control of the climate in your space, schedule an appointment with our team today.
LoneStar Heating and Cooling
7941 Katy Fwy #287
Houston, TX 77024
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