Maintenance Tasks for Commercial HVAC Systems

    HVAC systems are one of the biggest consumers of energy for commercial buildings. The most effective way to reduce energy consumption in your commercial facility is through HVAC preventive maintenance. Maintenance provides many benefits including increasing the lifespan of your equipment, prevent unplanned downtime, and function optimally.

    Basic Maintenance Tasks for HVAC Systems

    While most maintenance tasks need to be performed by a qualified, professional HVAC technician, there are some basic things that building managers or staff can do to take care of your HVAC equipment including:

    1. Change air filters – You should check your air filters at least once a month and change them as needed.
    2. Visual inspection – It is a good idea to do a visual check of your HVAC system on a regular basis to make sure that nothing looks wrong or out of place.
    3. Clean exterior of unit – Clean up any material outside of your unit that could interfere with airflow including leaves, dirt, or grass. Trim back any plants or shrubs that are growing too closely to your equipment.
    4. Clear up blockages – Check to make sure that your supply and return vents are not blocked by any materials or furniture.

    Bi-Annual Maintenance Performed by a Professional

    Before the change in seasons, it is important to get maintenance performed by a professional to make sure it is ready to go for the summer or winter.

    Spring HVAC Maintenance

    Some maintenance tasks that should be performed every spring include:

    • Replace filters
    • Inspect belts and pulleys and replace if needed
    • Clean condenser and evaporator coils
    • Check refrigerant charge and inspect for leaks
    • Clean drain lines and pans
    • Check electrical connections
    • Check operation of fan and blower motor
    • Lubricate moving parts
    • Check operation of controls and thermostat
    • Check for adequate airflow

    Fall HVAC Maintenance

    Every fall, some maintenance tasks that should by performed include:

    • Replace filters
    • Inspect belts and pulleys and replace if needed
    • Clean drain lines and pans
    • Check electrical connections
    • Check operation of fan and blower motor
    • Inspect ignition and burner assembly
    • Lubricate moving parts
    • Check operation of controls and thermostat
    • Inspect heat exchanger

    Schedule Commercial HVAC Maintenance with CMS

    CMS Mechanical Services can provide preventative maintenance services for commercial HVAC systems in Northern Colorado. We provide individualized maintenance plans for each client. After each service visit, we will provide an explanation for any necessary repairs and walk you through any opportunities to improve efficiency. If your HVAC system needs maintenance, schedule an appointment with CMS today!

    Benefits of HVAC Preventive Maintenance

    Your HVAC system may not be something that you think about too often, until it stops working. Taking proactive measures to maintain your HVAC equipment can go a long way. Some of the benefits of HVAC preventive maintenance include:

    1. Prevent Equipment Failure

    Regular maintenance of your heating and cooling systems will help to prevent failure of your equipment. It would be miserable to lose your air conditioning on the hottest day of summer of have no heat on the coldest day of winter.

    2. Maximize Energy Efficiency

    HVAC systems that are well maintained perform more efficiently. Tune-ups keep your equipment running at optimal performance levels which can help you save money on utility bills. When a majority of your building’s energy is used by your heating and cooling equipment, it is important to take maintenance seriously.

    3. Maintain a Comfortable Environment

    HVAC systems that are running efficiently are able to provide a more comfortable environment for your employees or people inside your building. Maintaining your heating and cooling will in turn maintain a comfortable indoor environment.

    4. Save Money in Repair & Replacement Costs

    The cost of maintaining your HVAC systems is much smaller than the expense you would have to pay for repairs or replacement of the equipment. Taking care of your equipment will extend its longevity so you can avoid having to pay for replacement.

    5. Improve Indoor Air Quality

    HVAC preventive maintenance such as coil cleaning and filter changes will improve the air quality in your building. Improving your indoor air can reduce the spread of allergens, pathogens and other harmful pathogens which will improve the health of the people in your building.

    HVAC Preventive Maintenance Plans

    At CMS Mechanical Services, we create HVAC preventive maintenance plans that are tailored to the needs of your commercial or industrial facility. Our goal is to provide exceptional service that will maximize the energy efficiency of your systems, prevent equipment failures, and save you money in the long run. In addition, we offer emergency service of heating and cooling systems so you can have peace of mind that your equipment will get the attention it needs in a timely manner if something goes wrong. CMS Mechanical Services serves customers in Northern Colorado, including Fort Collins, Greeley, Boulder, Longmont, Loveland, Estes Park, and Fort Morgan. Contact us today to learn more about our HVAC maintenance services.

    HVAC & Mechanical Services in Longmont, CO

    Do you have a commercial, industrial, or institutional facility in Longmont that needs mechanical services? At CMS Mechanical, we specialize in providing HVAC and plumbing services to a variety of buildings. We understand the importance of providing excellent service in a timely manner to minimize equipment failures and optimize comfort.

    HVAC Preventative Maintenance in Longmont

    We provide HVAC preventative maintenance Longmont, CO. CMS Mechanical Services offers comprehensive HVAC preventive maintenance plans that are individualized for each client to keep your equipment running at optimal performance levels. We will provide an explanation for any necessary repairs and walk you through any opportunities to improve efficiency after each service visit.

    Plumbing Services

    We provide commercial plumbing services in Northern Colorado, including Longmont and the surrounding areas. Some of the services we offer include emergency plumbing services, water or drain leak repair, water heater repair and replacement, tankless water heater repair and installation, services for toilets, urinals, sinks, garbage disposals, sump and sewage ejection pumps, gas piping and frozen pipe repair.

    Indoor Air Quality Services

    Keep your building occupants healthy with indoor air quality services from CMS Mechanical Services. We offer needlepoint bipolar ionization technology to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and other viruses, bacteria, mold, allergens, and odors. In addition, we also offer ultraviolet lighting, filter changes, coil cleaning, and HVAC maintenance to improve air quality in your Longmont buildings.

    Contact Us for Mechanical Services in Longmont

    CMS Mechanical Services is ready to assist you with all your mechanical service needs in Longmont, CO, and the surrounding areas. Located in Windsor, CO, we can provide service for commercial and industrial buildings across Northern Colorado. We offer emergency HVAC and plumbing services as well as regularly scheduled maintenance. To learn more, contact us today.

    Fort Collins Commercial & Industrial Mechanical Contractor

    CMS Mechanical Services is a Fort Collins mechanical contractor. We provide HVAC, plumbing and sheet metal fabrication services. The focus of our team is to maintain comfort while increasing your ROI on your heating and cooling equipment.

    Mechanical System Capabilities

    At CMS Mechanical, we can provide:

    Commercial & institutional HVAC services

    Industrial HVAC services

    Indoor air quality services

    Mechanical system design-build

    Preventive HVAC maintenance

    Plumbing services

    Preventive Maintenance Plans for Fort Collins Buildings

    Allowing CMS to create a comprehensive PM plan for your building is a proactive maintenance solution. Our plans can help you to reduce labor, energy and equipment costs; maintain the value of your property; and significantly reduce occupant complaints.  In addition, we offer a two-hour service commitment to our subscribing clients. If you have a failure in your Fort Collins facility, have peace of mind that we are ready to serve you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

    Contact CMS for Mechanical Services in Fort Collins

    Interested in mechanical systems or service in Fort Collins, CO? Contact CMS Mechanical Services today! We are ready to help you with all your HVAC, plumbing and sheet metal needs.

    Loveland, CO Mechanical Systems & Services

    At CMS Mechanical Services, we provide mechanical services to customers in Loveland, Colorado. If you have a commercial, industrial, or institutional building in Loveland or northern Colorado, let CMS take care of your HVAC and plumbing systems.

    Mechanical Design-Build & Installation

    Are you constructing a new commercial building in northern Colorado? At CMS Mechanical Services, we provide mechanical system design, build and installation. Some of the systems we can provide include:

    • Air conditioning systems
    • Heating systems
    • Process piping
    • Plumbing systems
    • Building automation
    • Indoor air quality systems
    • Refrigeration

    HVAC & Plumbing Service

    CMS Mechanical can keep your Loveland, CO building operating smoothly with regular HVAC maintenance and plumbing services. We create comprehensive preventive maintenance plans that can help reduce labor, energy, and equipment costs.

    Contact CMS Mechanical for Service in Loveland, CO

    CMS Mechanical is ready to help you with all your mechanical system needs. If you are interested in learning more about the mechanical services we provide, contact us today!