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Preventive HVAC Maintenance vs. Deferred Maintenance

Preventive HVAC Maintenance

Preventive HVAC Maintenance is actual more affordable in the long run than Deferred Maintenance.

As the old saying goes, “out of sight, out of mind.” Unfortunately, this old adage is often applied to things that really matter, like your commercial HVAC system. Just because it is tucked away – most likely on your roof – doesn’t mean your HVAC equipment doesn’t require periodic maintenance. In fact, your commercial HVAC system should be inspected, serviced, and, if need be, repaired several times a year. While this may sound rather expensive (You’re thinking “we don’t have the budget for that!”), Preventive HVAC Maintenance is actual more affordable in the long run than Deferred Maintenance.

Preventive HVAC Maintenance vs. Deferred Maintenance

Deferred maintenance can lead to breakdowns, down time, costly repairs, and shortened equipment life, all of which cost you money. Preventive maintenance, meanwhile, helps keep your HVAC equipment running properly, reducing energy bills, minimizing costly downtime, prolonging equipment life, and keeping money in your pocket.

Energy Efficiency

HVAC systems in commercial buildings account for more than 40% of total energy use. Without regular maintenance, your commercial HVAC system can lose approximately 5% of its maximum operating efficiency each and every year it goes without maintenance. If your system is not operating efficiently, it could be costing you unnecessarily. And what building owner can afford that?


Downtime can be costly. Did you know that preventive HVAC maintenance can reduce downtime by 30%?

Maintenance Costs

While deferred maintenance may seem like the cheaper option, preventive maintenance can reduce future maintenance costs by as much as 20%.

Equipment Life

Your HVAC equipment experiences normal wear and tear each and every day. A preventive maintenance program can help reduce breakdowns by up to 75% and extend equipment life.

And More!

According to several surveys, 60% of facility managers take a reactive (deferred) approach to HVAC maintenance. Instead of waiting for the worst, but hoping for the best, employ a preventive HVAC maintenance program and ensure your equipment is working to the best of its abilities.

HVAC Maintenance throughout Maryland

Fresh Air Concepts promises to provide you with highly qualified, HVAC, Heating, Air Conditioning, Air Purification, Plumbing and Electrical professionals for the Maryland Area. Our commercial maintenance contracts are designed to extend the life of your systems, forecast/prevent mechanical failure and to ensure your system(s) is operating at peak efficiency, which ultimately leads to energy cost savings.

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To learn more about employing a Preventive HVAC Maintenance program, please contact Fresh Air Concepts by calling 1-800-708-4FAC. Superior customer service is and always will be our #1 priority.

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