Is There Mold in Your Commercial HVAC System?

Mold often hides in plain sight. It’s right there on your commercial HVAC unit, but without routine maintenance, you may never notice it. Breathing in mold can be a huge health hazard, so All Temp, your experts in air conditioning replacement Kissimmee, can help you figure out where to check for mold and — more importantly — help to keep your unit running mold-free.

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Check the Coils and Drain Pans

If you suspect mold is building up in your commercial HVAC system, the first place to check is the coil pan and drain pan. Because these pans hold standing water, they often encourage mold growth. In most cases, it will be easily recognizable. However, it’s still a great idea to have your unit checked for mold during routine maintenance. To prevent mold growth, it can be helpful to empty out the coil and drain pan frequently. 

Adjust the Humidifier

Similar to the coil and drain pans, water can build up in your commercial HVAC unit’s humidifier, which encourages mold growth. Draining the humidifier at regular intervals, as well as using an antimicrobial solution to clean, can prevent mold growth.

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Replace the Filters

Not only does regularly replacing your air filters help to ensure that your commercial HVAC unit is running efficiently, but it also helps to prevent mold growth. We recommend changing your air filters a minimum of once a month. 

Maintain the Ducts

Regular maintenance is crucial to keeping your commercial HVAC system running properly; this includes preventing mold growth! Take the time to make sure all of the ducts are clear. A buildup of dust can cause them to become hot and stuffy — an environment in which mold thrives.

Don’t let mold sneak its way into your air. When there’s mold in your commercial HVAC unit, you, employees, and customers are all breathing it in — a major health hazard. All Temp, your air conditioning replacement Kissimmee experts, can help make sure that your unit is mold-free. To learn more about the services we offer, just give us a call at (407) 857-7800 or contact us online.

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