Maintenance

Summer HVAC Maintenance and Service

HVAC Summer maintenance

Regular Summer Maintenance helps your system run efficiently and with less problems. When you have a service contract with Controlled Air, Inc. we check your systems seasonally to make sure they are running at their most optimum. Summer maintenance is typically less involved then the Spring and fall maintenance. The requirements for the summer maintenance…

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Legionella

Legionella

Legionella is an air-borne bacteria that can affect those working in close proximity with Cooling Towers, Evaporative Condensers, and Fluid Coolers, as well as those inside closed office buildings. Cooling towers, evaporative condensers and fluid coolers use a fan to move air through a recirculated water system. This allows a considerable amount of water vapor…

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Illegal HVAC Rooftop Unit Installations

It is important to investigate the heating and air conditioning contractors before choosing the right one for you. There are contractors will varying levels of experience, cost, and reputation. Unfortunately there are some out there who do not have the experience to do things right. Recently we were hired to fix a RTU installation. The…

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Spring Maintenance

On average there are 4 maintenances per year. Spring and Fall are the most involved and require the most time. ¬†Spring maintenances typically occur between April1 – July 1. The exact times vary based on the weather and equipment. This year spring maintenances began early because we have had such warm weather. The spring maintenance…

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Service and Maintenance

Service contracts and preventative maintenance are very beneficial to your equipment and your piece of mind. The equipment that is covered under the contract will be kept cleaned and maintained to run at optimum efficiency. What is important to note is what equipment is covered under your specific contract and what equipment is not. You…

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Remember to Change Your Air Filters

Remember to Change Your Air Filters Air filters within your heating and air conditioning system are easy to forget; you don’t see them, and there are no warnings when they are dirty, but they are important for the life of your equipment and the comfort of employees. Filters that are not changed regularly enough will…

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Winter/Fall Maintenance

It is time once again for fall and winter maintenance to begin. The benefits of completing regular maintenance are: avoiding failure and downtime, continued employee comfort, as well as preventing shutdown of critical equipment. The Fall & Winter Maintenance check includes: Inspection and adjustment of equipment for proper operation; replacement of weak or failing components;…

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Fall Hydronic Water Cleaning

Controlled Air highly recommends the cleaning of a hydronic system to provide the best heat transfer and longevity of the system. Any closed loop system, that has water under pressure and recirculates it would need cleaning. The pH of the water should always be tested to prevent the effects of too much acidity, which will…

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Emergency Service

Hopefully you never find yourself in a heating or air conditioning emergency, but someday you may. We want you to know that we are available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. In the event of an emergency you can call our main number 203-481-3531 or 800-840-9101. There is an automated system that…

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The Importance of Coil Cleaning

Did you forget something? Everyday we rush around trying to accomplish things on our schedule. There are many devices that help us from an old fashion list to smart phones. The purpose is that we get the important things done and the fun things always seem to be remembered without much help. Here is one…

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