As part of preventative maintenance for your commercial heating and air conditioning units, you want to consider having your refrigeration checked as well, especially for restaurant owners.
It’s a very good idea to maintain your refrigeration because this type of equipment is very costly, to purchase and to repair. It’s especially important to pay attention to the condenser coils inside these units.
One of the most common issues with refrigeration units is a dirty condenser coil. Especially in restaurants, bars, or any business that has a frequently used fridge or cooler. It's very easy for these coils to get greased up and dirty which leads to a breakdown. Anybody that owns a restaurant that has replaced a refrigeration compressor knows they are not cheap. So, keeping a clean condenser coil is essential.
Not only is repairing or replacing your condenser expensive but disregarding the maintenance on it will cost you in your electricity bills as well. Dirty condenser coils cause your unit to work harder meaning they’re using more energy and that increases your cost significantly.
The picture above shows a typical condenser for a freezer, these usually are up on the rooftop or outside. And, a lot of the times, you might not even know that they are dirty, all you know is your energy costs are increasing.
We suggest that you have us come in for your preventative maintenance. We will cover all the essentials including cleaning out those condensers twice a year. Once in the spring with the air conditioning tune-up and then once again in the fall with the furnace tune-up to keep everything operating optimally.
If you own a restaurant or any establishment that relies on the use of coolers and freezers, don’t forget to get your preventative maintenance on your appliances. They’re expensive to repair and replace and if they aren’t running efficiently, you’re losing money! So, contact Forquer Heating and Air Conditioning to make sure your coils are clean and your saving money on your energy bills!