Archive for the ‘HVAC System Inspection’ Category

Is It Time to Inspect Your Commercial HVAC System?

Monday, June 27th, 2016 by Lisa Pixley

Your commercial HVAC system has served your building well so far. But a system breakdown when you least expect it can really affect the way your business operates. Besides, proper HVAC maintenance is key to efficiency. A clean, high-performance system can save your business a lot of money. (more…)

What We Find During an HVAC System Inspection Might Surprise You

Monday, April 18th, 2016 by Lisa Pixley

Commercial HVAC (heating and air conditioning) systems have a lot of parts to them. There’s the air conditioner and the heating unit—often much larger than the ones at your home. And then there’s the ductwork, leading to all of the various offices or portions of the building, with complex zoning regulations and thermostats that regulate each zone. (more…)

Heating Season Is Coming: Are Your Ducts Ready?

Monday, September 14th, 2015 by Lisa Pixley

The ducts in your HVAC system may seem to require little maintenance, but in many cases, ducts are full of dust and debris that could cause a lot of problems for your home and commercial property. Additionally, they could be full of leaks that lead to inefficient heating and cooling and reduced indoor air quality. (more…)

Can You Inspect Your Commercial HVAC System on Your Own?

Monday, June 22nd, 2015 by Lisa Pixley

Keeping a commercial property comfortable is one of the key factors in keeping employees and clientele productive and happy. So the commercial heating and air conditioning (HVAC) system on your property is key to running your business. A commercial HVAC system is complex, with large HVAC equipment and extensive ductwork which could encounter a number of issues over time. Proper maintenance and the occasional inspection help to keep the system running smoothly, but can you do this on your own? (more…)

How a Commercial HVAC System Inspection can Benefit You

Monday, April 27th, 2015 by Lisa Pixley

While we’ve all heard the old adage “if it’s not broken, don’t fix it” before, we here at Alpha Air Corporation must reinforce the fact that scheduling unnecessary repairs for your commercial HVAC system is one thing; providing that system with the routine maintenance services that it needs is another situation entirely. Just because your system does not appear to be “broken” is no reason to completely ignore the fact that it will only remain in fine working condition if it is carefully cared for, on a routine basis, by skilled commercial HVAC technicians. If you have not had your system maintained or inspected recently, then contact us today to schedule your commercial HVAC system inspection in Bloomington, MN. There are many benefits to be had in doing so.

First and foremost among these benefits is that a professional commercial HVAC system inspection is the best way in which to get out in front of repair needs. Your system may be up and running, and it may even be cooling and heating your property satisfactorily. This in way definitively proves that it is in great working condition, though. By inspecting your system thoroughly, our commercial HVAC technicians can diagnose any minor or developing problems, either resolving them then and there or making recommendations for any necessary repair services. Even very minor problems, after all, can develop into much more serious operational issues if given the chance.

Discovering problems early on not only benefits you in that it can help more serious problems from coming along, though. It can also help to ensure that you are getting the most efficient performance that your commercial HVAC system has to offer. It can take quite a bit of energy in order to maintain comfortable temperatures throughout the year in a commercial property. That energy does not come for free, as you well know, so keeping your commercial HVAC system as efficient as can be can really help to protect your bottom line.

Alpha Air Corporation is the company that you can trust to do a thorough job in inspecting your system. With the information that we gather throughout the procedure, we can go about resolving any issues, existing or potential, which we may come across.

To learn more about why it is so necessary to schedule commercial HVAC system inspections in Bloomington, MN, contact a member of our staff today.

Why You Should Schedule a Commercial HVAC System Inspection Today

Monday, April 6th, 2015 by Lisa Pixley

How much do you really know about the HVAC system on your commercial property? Depending on the size of your business, your ducts may be quite extensive, and your heating and cooling system is probably much larger than the one at your home. You may even have additional features such as indoor air quality systems in place, and all of this is difficult for one person to keep track of. If you want to make sure that the HVAC system on your property runs at its best throughout the year, be sure to schedule a commercial HVAC system inspection with a professional.

Prevent Repairs and Improve Efficiency

With HVAC system inspection services, you can find out about any problems with your ducts sooner rather than later, so that you can schedule repairs before the issue worsens. It’s difficult to detect holes in the ductwork visually, but professionals come equipped with robotic cameras to pin down the exact location of a leak. Additionally, when there are duct leaks on your property, your energy bills go up. But as a commercial property owner (or manager), your monthly bills are undoubtedly high already, so discovering and sealing leaks is well worth a visit from a technician.

Find Out about Indoor Air Quality Issues

As a business owner, it’s important for you to provide an environment where employees and clientele can feel comfortable, safe, and healthy. If there are too many contaminants in your HVAC system, your HVAC system inspector will let you know. Professional duct cleaning services help to provide a healthier environment for everyone involved with the success of your business.

Extend the Lifespan of Your HVAC System

Replacing a commercial HVAC unit is expensive, so you want to keep your system around for as long as possible. With a commercial HVAC system inspection, you can gain peace of mind over the current state of your ducts and your HVAC equipment, or schedule the necessary services to keep your system running in peak condition.

Get in touch with Alpha Air Corporation for all of your HVAC system inspection service needs in Minneapolis, MN.

Why Duct Inspection Is an Important Part of HVAC System Inspection

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 by Lisa Pixley

When you’re not getting enough power from your heating or air conditioning system, you probably assume it’s due to an issue with the unit itself. And sometimes, HVAC repair can be costly, especially if it turns out that your unit needs to be replaced. But it’s important to schedule HVAC system inspection with a trained professional from time to time to make sure that everything is running smoothly. An air conditioner or heater that is overworked can wear down quickly, resulting in more expensive repairs later on. And one of the parts that is likely to cause the most stress on an HVAC system is the ducts.

The ducts are responsible for providing a route between the air handler and the vents in your home. While it seems like a fairly simple job, most air ducts actually suffer from major or minor leaks. The air pressure moving along the system can cause cracks and holes to develop, and often there are air leaks in the ducts simply because of a poor installation job.

In fact, air leaks run rampant in most homes in the United States. Experts estimate than in a typical home, up to thirty percent of the conditioned air in the ducts is wasted via leaks of all sorts. Small leaks add up, to the point that too much of the air that is cooled or heated at the indoor air handler escapes into unoccupied areas of the home. You may notice, in this case, that it takes too long for your home to reach the desired temperature, or that rooms in the home are too hot, cold, or drafty.

Holes in the ducts can even allow for contaminants to enter the air you breathe. Ducts typically run through an unconditioned space like the attic or a crawlspace. And these areas can contain dust particles and insulation material, both of which can be hazardous to inhale. But they can get sucked into the ductwork and get past the vents into your home.

If your air conditioning and heating system doesn’t seem to be working as well as it once did, or if it’s been a long time since someone has examined your ducts, contact Alpha Air Corporation today!

How Robotic Camera Inspection Benefits Your HVAC System

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 by Lisa Pixley

If your HVAC system does not seem to be running as efficiently as it could, it may be because of your ductwork. Many homeowners in the U.S. spend more than they need to on air conditioning and heating every month because their ductwork is not properly sealed. Ducts may leak due to holes or cracks or if a duct has collapsed. Because there may be so many different kinds of problems with the ducts, technicians want to have a good idea of the problem before they attempt any repairs on your system. This is why some specialists rely on robotic camera inspection to ensure that your forced-air HVAC system runs as efficiently as it should.

Ductwork may collapse because of faulty joints in metal ductwork, but the structure of soft flexible ductwork is also very prone to collapsing and kinks. In fact, the majority of forced air systems have some sort of problem with leaks, leading to increased energy costs of up to 30%. As conditioned air moves out of your ducts, it takes your HVAC system longer to cool or heat your home, drastically reducing efficiency. This means you pay more to cool or heat an unused space, such as the attic or crawlspace. With robotic camera inspection, a technician can see which areas of your ducts may be the most damaged, so they can tackle problem areas first and foremost.

When professionals use robotic cameras to inspect your HVAC system, they can also take before and after pictures so that you can see the difference from before you schedule service. Taking the time to show you the condition of your ducts and ensure that any issues are taken care of is the sign of a contractor who cares about quality service and helping you save money month after month.

At Alpha Air Corporation, we’ll use a robotic camera to thoroughly inspect your HVAC system and check for leaky ductwork, collapsed ducts and even excessive dust and debris.  Schedule commercial HVAC system inspection in St. Cloud with one of our experts today!

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