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Why HVAC Maintenance Is Important

February 23, 2015

HVAC systems can cost a pretty penny. The last thing owners would want is to see theirs break down to the point that replacement is necessary. Thousands of dollars can be saved just by doing regular maintenance checks that keep them running at peak performance. The importance of HVAC maintenance can also be appreciated through the following:

Healthy Air

In addition to cooling the room, air conditioners filter the air to create a healthier environment for the family. Dust and other particles which may be floating around will be blocked from the system so that they cannot circulate throughout the house. This reduces the risk of developing allergies, respiratory illnesses, and similar concerns.


Lots of little things can creep up during the life of a system that slowly causes it to perform below its capacity. Those who have had an AC for a while may notice that it isn’t cooling the room as well as it did before or that is seems to generate more noise as it works harder to sustain the temperature settings. Regular upkeep would prevent the buildup of dirt and other factors that lead to these inefficiencies. The end result is a machine that will keep on humming like it was brand new for a long time.

Reduced Consumption

With efficiency kept at a high rate, energy consumption will stay low. This means that utility bills will not pile up to an unreasonable amount every month. In case there has recently been a trend of abnormally high consumption, have the HVAC system checked for any issues which may be contributing to the spike.

Fewer Breakdowns

Nothing could be more stressful that having a faulty system in the middle of a harsh winter or a punishing summer. In these extremes, people really on their HVAC to keep their homes comfortable so that life can go on as normal. When the heater fails, it may become too cold to sleep well at night and work suffers during the day. Periodic inspection of the various parts will allow technicians to spot potential issues and correct them before they get worse.

Call us to schedule your HVAC maintenance checkup today.

About The Author

Brody Pennell

Since 1945, Brody Pennell Heating & Air Conditioning is the committed to helping homeowners in the greater Los Angeles area experience total home comfort. In 2021, the readers of the Los Angeles Times voted Brody Pennell the Best HVAC Company in the area.

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