Because of the complexity and variety of modern heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, a certified technician’s service is essential. However, identifying the need for repairs or replacement requires a keen sense of observation. Ask yourself these questions to determine whether you need to set up a consultation with an HVAC certified technician:
Are my utility bills larger more than normal? Heating and air conditioning costs vary throughout the year, but if your utility bill is consistently and unjustifiably more expensive than it has been in the past, it is probably a sign that your system is aging and becoming less energy efficient.
Are some rooms at the desired temperature while others are not? There are potentially a variety of factors that can cause this problem, including poor insulation, inadequately-sealed ducts, or a malfunctioning thermostat.
Is my system more than 10 years old? HVAC systems become less energy efficient as they age. Energy Star recommends that all HVAC equipment older than 10 years be evaluated by a professional. Installing new heating and cooling equipment can cut a fair-sized chunk out of your energy costs.
Are there strange sounds or odors when the unit is running? These are some of the most obvious indications that something is wrong. A grinding, squealing, or clanking noise coming from your air conditioner, or pungent smells blowing from your vents, means that it is time to call a professional.
If you find that the answer to any of these questions is “yes,” the next step is to have a trained professional come out and evaluate your HVAC system. Morvent’s One Hour provides dedicated HVAC service to residential and commercial buildings in West Chester, PA and the surrounding area. We offer our customers a 100% satisfaction guarantee. To learn more or to have one of our certified technicians evaluate your heating, ventilation, or air conditioning systems, call us at (484) 734-1445.