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Plan for Commercial HVAC Maintenance This Spring


We can’t overstate the importance of routine HVAC maintenance for commercial properties. Whether the HVAC system is primarily serving the job of keeping occupants comfortable during the temperature extremes of the Chicago year or it’s designed to maintain climate conditions to protect equipment and allow for process, it must have routine maintenance from professionals to ensure it functions properly, efficiently, and reliably.

When it comes to commercial HVAC in Oak Brook, IL, spring is an important time. Make sure to plan for maintenance with a commercial HVAC contractor—the benefits are enormous.

How Spring HVAC Maintenance Benefits You

  • Better Energy Efficiency: Spring HVAC maintenance allows your system to recover from the strains of a Chicago winter. A well-maintained HVAC system operates smoothly, lowering energy consumption and, consequently, your regular utility bills and your company’s bottom line.
  • Preventing Costly Repairs: Regular maintenance includes inspections that identify problems before they become serious enough to risk repair ossues. Cleanings and adjustments also lower the chance of problems starting. The majority of repairs any HVAC equipment may require over its lifetime can be prevented through maintenance. 
  • Improved Indoor Air Quality: The spring season brings pollen and allergens into the air. A well-maintained HVAC system plays a crucial role in maintaining indoor air quality by effectively filtering out these particles. Maintenance helps to ensure that your commercial facility remains a healthy and comfortable environment and with few particulates that can harm equipment or process.
  • Extending Equipment Lifespan: Commercial HVAC equipment is a major investment for any company. You want to get the best return on your investment in this vital equipment, and maintenance is a necessary part of ensuring the longest service life from your heating, cooling, and ventilation systems.
  • Compliance with Regulations: Commercial facilities in Chicago must adhere to HVAC regulations and standards. Regular maintenance ensures that your HVAC system meets these requirements so you can avoid potential fines or forced shutdowns. Maintenance provides documentation of compliance that is often necessary for audits or inspections.

Beyond Spring

Residential homes require maintenance for their HVAC systems twice a year. With commercial and industrial facilities, the frequency of repairs varies. Although we always recommend maintenance in spring, your facility may require several different maintenance visits and checks throughout the year. Working with commercial HVAC specialists will help you determine the best schedule for your maintenance needs around the year.

Trust Althoff

Althoff Industries is the commercial HVAC contractor in Chicagoland you can trust with your maintenance needs.  Our specialists have the training, licensing, and equipment necessary to conduct thorough inspections and identify potential issues before they can become worse and threaten commercial operations. Their skills extend to intricate tasks like checking refrigerant levels, cleaning coils, and calibrating building controls.

We’ve served Chicagoland since 1961—we understand the requirements of all types of businesses in the area, and we provide customized solutions that go far beyond basic checklists. We’re also an electrical and plumbing contractor, so you can have all your commercial maintenance needs taken care of under one roof.

Work with Althoff Industries, Inc. for all your commercial HVAC needs. Challenges Accepted! 

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