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Heating and Cooling Maintenance Plans in Chattanooga & North Georgia

 

Maintenance ac Preventative Maintenance

Did you know that the biggest users of energy in your home are your heating and cooling systems? You wouldn't drive your car year after year without changing its oil or taking it in for a tune-up. Yet many people run their air conditioners and heaters for years without having them serviced. The results are unnecessarily high energy costs and a reduced lifespan for their heating and cooling systems. In today’s economy, energy savings makes the top of the list! To accomplish this task, Malone Heat and Air proudly presents our Energy Savings Agreement. Our ESA offers a thorough 15-point examination of your heating and cooling system and its components twice a year.
 
Gas Furnace Left — Heat Contractor in Chattanooga, TN
 
 

Reasons To Have a Maintenance Agreement

 
Protects Your Investment and Extends the Life of the Equipment
  • Correcting minor problems before they become costly major ones
  • Conveniently scheduled tune-ups and professional cleanings
 
Reduce the Likelihood of Emergency Calls
  • Proper maintenance ensures peak efficiency of your system
  • Sometimes it will prevent problems before they happen
 
 
Minimize Energy Consumption Through Scheduled Maintenance
  • Proper adjustments and cleanings can reduce consumption up to 30%
  • Get more cooling/heating for your energy dollar
 
Recommended by the Original Manufacturer
  • Maintenance necessary for optimal operation
  • Improves the quality of the indoor air you breathe
 
 
Transferable
  • Should you ever sell your house, the agreement transfers to your new home (if local) or to the new owners
  • Makes your house more marketable
 
Priority Service
  • Should you ever need emergency service, you get it fast – service agreement owners get prompt attention over all call-in customers
 
 

Maintenance Checklists

Air Conditioning: Air Cooled
15-Point Check
 
  • Install gauges and check operating pressures
  • Check voltage and amperage to all motors with meter
  • Check evaporator coil and clean if necessary
  • Check for adequate refrigerant charge and possible leak
  • Check evaporator superheat
 
  • Lubricate all moving parts
  • Check belt and adjust tension or replace
  • Check filters
  • Check pressure switch cut-out settings
  • Check electrical lock-out circuits
 
  • Check contact points on starting contactor
  • Check all wiring and connections
  • Clean and adjust thermostat
  • Check condenser coil and clean if necessary
  • Check that condensate drain is open
 
 
Water Cooled
  • Fill tower in spring
  • Treat tower with algae preventive
  • Lubricate pump
  • Drain tower in fall
 
Water Cooled
  • Clean cell with solvent
  • Check operation and output
  • Check electrical connections
  • Check controls
 
Refrigeration Units
  • Clean condensers
  • Check evaporators
  • Check refrigerant levels
 
Heating: Furnaces
 
10-Point Check
  • Check and prove all safety controls
  • Check burners for proper firing
  • Check and adjust pilot assembly
  • Check as input for efficiency
  • Lubricate all moving parts
  • Check belt and adjust tension or replace
  • Check air adjustment for burner efficiency
  • Check for flame impingement on heat exchanger
  • Check venting – prove heat exchanger is open
  • Check crankcase heaters – make sure they function when cooling operates on mild days
 
Boilers
  • Check heating coils
  • Check and clean as required: traps, strainers, valves, etc.
  • Check, clean and adjust boiler safety and operating controls
  • Check boiler water level
  • Check condensate return pump
  • Check automatic valves
  • Lubricate pumps
  • Inspect burner operation
  • Check fuel pressure level
 
Electric Furnaces
  • Check electrical connections
  • Test to see all elements working
  • Check safety controls
  • Check operating controls