A/C and Heat Pumps – 101

You’re A/C or Heat Pump system is a “major” household appliance.  It is probably the third largest investment you will purchase besides a home or automobile.  Unfortunately it is the most neglected of the three. Proper maintenance and servicing of your system can prolong its life and provide the owner with many years of not only comfort cooling but also efficient operation.

Heat Pump Repairs, Replacement and Installation in Durham, NC

These systems need more than a typical annual tune-up. What’s needed to ensure they are operating at peak efficiency is for the following work to be performed.

  • Initial System documented measurements with state of the art instruments.
  • Clean Condenser Coils
  • Check for proper Refrigerant Charge
  • Check Suction Line Insulation
  • Verify Power (V and A) draw on Outdoor Unit
  • Check wiring for physical damage
  • Inspect Evaporator Coils
  • Inspect Indoor Blower
  • Check Air Filters
  • Lubricate Fan Motor
  • Inspect and Clean Condensate Drain
  • Verify Voltage and Amperage Draw on Indoor Unit
  • Check Contactors, Capacitors, and all Electrical Connections
  • Check Thermostat Calibration
  • Inspect Duct Work
  • Final Documented System Measurements left with owner.
  • As repairs and adjustments are needed the technician will point these out with the customer.

Get your system thoroughly serviced today by William D Taylor HVAC