When you think of your Wilmer, AL, business, you probably don’t think about your HVAC system or its ductwork unless there’s a problem. You may believe that one size fits all, but that isn’t always true. Below are seven ways that custom ducts can help your business’s HVAC system.
As with homes, each business has different needs for their ductwork sizing. One size does not fit all when it comes to HVAC ductwork, so it only makes sense to have your ductwork custom made.
If your HVAC system has ducts that are too small, they won’t let enough heated air through to suit your needs. If you have ducts that are too big, they will cool or heat the spaces closest to the blower and turn off too quickly, leaving the rooms at the end of the ductwork runs without enough conditioned air.
Easier to Service
As with your home HVAC system, your commercial HVAC system needs yearly maintenance performed to ensure that the system lasts a long time with great efficiency. Custom ductwork follows the design of your building instead of standard ducts that are typically installed with little to no concern for building design. Custom ductwork makes it easier for HVAC technicians to service, allowing for faster and safer HVAC inspections, cleaning and maintenance, whether your HVAC system is on the roof or behind your business.
Custom ductwork allows for greater efficiency that ensures year-round comfort and stable temperatures. Standard ductwork doesn’t work well with businesses that have unique features, which causes awkward bends in the ductwork or even loose sections. The awkward bends or loose sections cause inadequate heat flow to areas of your business and unstable temperatures.
When the ductwork of your HVAC system has better efficiency, without all the awkward bends, this allows your business to heat up faster. Another bonus is that you won’t feel major temperature changes as you move around different areas of your business.
Longer HVAC Lifespan
One of the best things about choosing custom ductwork for your business is that it helps your HVAC system last longer. If your ductwork is the wrong size for your HVAC system, then that causes a whole host of issues, one of them being it puts an added strain on your HVAC system.
The extra strain ages your HVAC system faster than normal, which lowers the life expectancy of your system, even with proper maintenance. Custom ductwork ensures properly sized ductwork for your HVAC system, which improves the efficiency of the system, and adds around 10 years to the life of your unit.
Lower Energy Bills
Another benefit that custom ductwork provides is that it can save you money. Since custom ductwork fits your HVAC system properly, this cuts down on the possible gaps that can occur. These gaps allow hot air to escape, wasting valuable energy.
According to Energy Star, leaky ducts reduce heating efficiency by as much as 20%. When your ductwork doesn’t allow air to escape, your system doesn’t have to work as hard to heat your business, which lowers your energy bills.
Custom ductwork can be an efficient use of space. This is especially helpful if you use the area as a place for storage. If your ductwork doesn’t take up as much space, you can store more items safely.
At Air Specialty, we have all your commercial HVAC needs covered and our seasoned professionals are ready to solve any potential problems. We can do it all. Contact Air Specialty today for all your commercial HVAC needs.
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