With winter approaching, many office managers may be thinking about turning off their comfort cooling systems. However, it is vital to keep air conditioning equipment in good working order throughout the year, particularly during the winter. You can ensure that your HVAC system will be ready for use again in the spring by taking precautions to safeguard it.

Follow this handy checklist to ensure that you are winter-ready.

  1. Maintain your filters 

Many businesses make the mistake of failing to clean and maintain their filters throughout the winter months. Even if you don’t use your air conditioner, the filters should be cleaned every three months.

  1. Clear the condensate drains

Your air conditioner heat pump requires routine maintenance, or else the condensate drains can rapidly get blocked. Condensate drains that are well-maintained are critical for reducing humidity throughout an air-conditioned workplace. Condensate drains can become blocked and cause water leaks if they are not cleaned on a regular basis.

  1. Remove any dirt and debris

Cold-weather debris can be a major concern for buildings that use outside condensers. The most common culprits are falling autumn leaves, making outdoor upkeep an essential part of winter preparations. Trim any branches and leaves, and remove any seasonal dirt and debris.

  1. Take care of your portable units

Winter maintenance is a breeze for those who benefit from portable units at work. You can keep them ready for the following year by removing them and keeping them in a secure and dry place. Covering outdoor central air conditioners will protect them from the weather throughout the winter.

  1. Work with an energy-efficient service provider

To keep your office running smoothly, HVAC systems must be operational 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and you rely on them not to fail. Running these devices for extended periods in bad weather consumes more electricity, increasing your energy costs. Make sure your HVAC system is functioning at optimal efficiency to keep expenditures under control.

NDS Mechanical Services engineers are experts in the servicing and maintenance of air conditioning systems. Get in touch today for support before or throughout the winter months.

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