The only thing standing between you and those hot Berlin, MD, summer days is a well-functioning central air conditioner. Discover important maintenance tips that will knock off years of general wear and tear and help your bank account save money on those monthly power bills.

Schedule an Annual Tune-Up

You will save your HVAC system from dangerous wear and tear by getting everything checked once annually via a regular maintenance appointment. Your HVAC technician inspects the entire system to make sure all components are operating at maximum efficiency. For example, a tune-up does the following things:

  • Cleans the system
  • Tightens all electrical components
  • Lubricates vital connections
  • Inspects coolant levels

This type of air conditioner inspection diagnoses major problems that reveal themselves after years of HVAC operation. An example is a refrigerant leak that can lead to major AC repairs if left unchecked. Saving money on your energy bill is the end result of a tune-up because your HVAC system isn’t overworking and is operating efficiently.

Change the Air Filter

One of the things you can continuously monitor is how dirty your HVAC system’s air filter is. A dirty air filter results in compromised indoor air quality and also causes a reduction in system airflow. Poor airflow makes your air conditioner work too hard and often leads to problems that could have been avoided by simply replacing a dirty filter every 30-90 days.

Keep the Outside AC Unit Free From Debris

The outdoor condenser unit operates best when nothing is restricting it. Inspect it every once in a while to make sure there aren’t any leaves, tree branches, weeds or other obstructions that keep the fan from moving correctly. This will prevent mechanical and electrical problems that could shorten the life-span of your unit, saving you hassle and money down the road.

Your AC technician will also inspect vital parts like the compressor and coils during a tune-up appointment. This helps ensure optimal operation, reduces the chances that you need to install an entirely new HVAC system and lowers the possibility of a rising utility bill.

Are you concerned about your air conditioner performing well during the hottest days of the year? We encourage you to contact Griffith Energy Services technicians to schedule your AC tune-up appointment.

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At this time, when the news is dominated by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health emergency around the world, we wanted to personally reach out and let you know that we are vigilantly implementing enhanced protocols to ensure your safety and the safety of our team.

We are closely monitoring the guidance of the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control regarding the spread of the virus. This is an evolving situation and we will continue to develop and take necessary measures as needed. Our focus is to ensure that we meet customer needs while doing our part to keep you, our employees, and our communities safe.

Here’s what we’re doing:

  • Everyone on our team has received enhanced training and protocol briefings. We will continue to evolve and adjust these protocols as needed.
  • We are implementing telecommuting options for positions where applicable.
  • Non-essential work travel is currently on hold for all employees.
  • We are conducting enhanced cleaning practices at our locations and are instructing employees to continually sanitize their work stations and vehicles.
  • We are also urging all employees to be vigilant about frequent hand washing.

Information for you:
If you have an existing service appointment, we look forward to seeing you and want to reassure you that we are doing everything we can to promote a safe and secure service experience.

During this challenging time, if you are experiencing symptoms related to the COVID-19 virus or have been exposed to it, in order to protect our team and all the customers we serve, we encourage you to please reschedule your service appointment, by calling us at 888-474-3391.

Your safety is our highest priority and we truly appreciate the trust that you place in our team and our company.

Best regards,
Griffith Energy Services

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