Maintaining Your Geothermal Heating and Cooling System in Atlantic

One of the best things about heating and cooling your Atlantic home with a WaterFurnace geothermal system is the minimal maintenance it requires. The system’s relative simplicity is reason enough that. Still, minimal maintenance shouldn’t be taken to mean no maintenance. Keeping your system operating smoothly and efficiently calls for regularly checking the heat pump’s fluid levels and temperatures as well as swapping out filters in both the air handling unit and the geothermal ground-loop system. Aside from that, annual maintenance service should be provided by the registered, qualified geothermal energy engineers at Camblin Mechanical Inc.. These binary efforts – yours and ours – can help guarantee that your compressors and circulation pumps last for a respectable 35 to 50 years, the determined life of your WaterFurnace geothermal system.

Make sure you consult your WaterFurnace Operation and Maintenance (O&M) manual for correct maintenance procedures. It’s enough to note here that checking fluid levels on the whole occasions checking on the amount of refrigerant needed to operate the geothermal heat pump.

There are in fact two filters in the air handling unit that require changing regularly: one in the discharge ducting, the other in the air return system. Both filters capture airborne particles collected from all over your home; particles like dust, fluff, dust mites, insects, and smoke residue. In general, HEPA filters are installed, but there are other kinds of satisfactory filters that can be of benefit to those racked with allergies.

The majority of geothermal system air filters are disposable. Change them every three months. Permanent filters, which are cleanable with a vacuum-cleaner hose, should be removed from the housing and cleaned every one to three months. Whether cleaning or replacing, it’s crucial that you wear rubber gloves, eye protection, and a face mask that shields your mouth and nose. It’s even more critical, in any event, that you disconnect the system from all power sources beforehand!

For more advice on maintaining your WaterFurnace geothermal heating and cooling system, review your O&M Manual or speak with the experts at Camblin Mechanical Inc.. We’re at your service!