As a business owner, you already know that every dollar that you have access to matters. When you’re working on your quarterly budgets, profit and loss statements and other financial documents, you want to ensure that you’re keeping as much money as possible in your business. While you may want to delay installing a new HVAC system, here are some warning signs that can indicate that it’s time to replace your old one.
The System Is More Than 10 Years Old
According to the US Department of Energy, a commercial HVAC system should last around 10 to 15 years. If you have had your current commercial HVAC system for more than a decade, you should probably begin budgeting for a new system installation. While you may not want to install a new system right now, it’s worth noting that newer systems are typically more energy-efficient, which can lead to lower overhead costs.
Increase in Utility Bills
Speaking of utility bills and their impact on your company’s overhead, if you notice a steady incline in those monthly utilities, a poorly functioning HVAC system may be to blame. Your commercial HVAC system relies on a series of different components to work in unison in order to keep your business comfortable. Over time, as these components begin to wear out, your system will become less efficient, leading to a spike in your utility bills.
If your business doesn’t stay consistently cool in the summer or warm during the winter, it may be time to consider having a new system installed. In most cases, temperatures become inconsistent when an HVAC system lacks the power necessary to consistently process the air and push it throughout the space. If that’s the case, a new system will create a more comfortable working environment.
Instead of viewing a new HVAC system as an expense, try to think of it as an investment. When you’re looking for any type of commercial HVAC services, call Miklos Air to find out how we can keep your business operating comfortably and efficiently.
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