How Often Should Commercial Air Filters Be Changed?

If you own or manage a commercial building, then indoor air quality should be one of your top priorities. Good indoor air quality makes for happier customers and employees, as well as a more efficient, long-lasting HVAC system. While there are many factors that contribute to your overall air quality, most HVAC repair and maintenance companies will tell you that changing your air filters often is one of the most effective ways to improve it. 

Commercial Air Filters

How Often Should Commercial HVAC Filters Be Changed?

How often you should change your filters will depend on a few important factors. The most obvious ones are the type of HVAC system you have, as well as the location of your building. The size of the building itself is also a huge determining factor.

In a controlled environment like an office, it’s safe to assume that you only need to replace your air filters every three to four months. However, if your HVAC system is operating in a more demanding environment such as a hospital or dusty warehouse, air conditioning repair companies recommend that you change your filters more often.

The good news is that many commercial HVAC units have maintenance sensors that will alert you when a filter needs to be replaced. If the temperature, pressure or airflow are outside the optimal parameters for efficient heating and cooling, then a filter change is likely warranted. If you have an older system without sensors, you can simply check your filters manually to see if they’re clogged with dust or debris.

Whether you’re in need of simple repairs for your home unit or are looking for a reputable contractor for a commercial HVAC replacement, turn to the experts at Stone Heating and Air for help. Give us a call at (541) 855-5521 to schedule an appointment or fill out our contact form to request a quick estimate today.

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