When you are looking for an HVAC company to maintain and tune your air conditioning system in the Farmington, CT area, contact the experts at Tower Energy and Plainville Oil. Our certified technicians are constantly updated on the most recent information and skills concerning air conditioning, venting, and heating equipment. You can trust us to not only get the job done right, but to leave your family safe and comfortable.
Regular tune-ups for your air conditioning system help to make sure your equipment is running efficiently and can reduce the risk of unexpected service or system malfunctions. Not to mention, a system that runs properly can also make indoor air clean and safe.
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, simply replacing a dirty, clogged filter with a clean one can lower your air conditioner’s energy consumption by 5% to 15%! With a complete tune-up from one of our certified technicians, you could benefit from lowering your energy costs even more.
Check refrigerant charge and measure operating pressures and temperature
Test compressor operating voltage and amperage
Lubricate and check motors
Clean or replace filters, as necessary
Inspect and adjust fan belts
Flush and drain condensate
Check electrical connections
Clean and check thermostat
Check controls and safety switches
Inspect evaporator coil, if accessible
Check blower wheel and bearings
Test pressure cutout switches
Inspect crankcase heater
Inspect condenser coil
Check condenser blade and motor bearings
Check condenser electrical disconnect switch
If you have an older A/C unit that uses R-22 refrigerant, you should begin planning for a system upgrade.
As of 2010, the refrigerant R-22 was discontinued for use in new A/C systems. Its production is being reduced and soon R-22 will no longer be available for your A/C system. Plus, the new R-410A refrigerant is not compatible with older systems.
You have most likely saved hundreds of dollars on your heating bill over the last two winters, due to low fuel prices and mild weather. Reinvest in your home and don’t be caught in a tough situation this summer. Don’t wait!Get ahead of this important change and schedule a free consultation now.