Keeping a customer’s chiller up and running seems like the logical way to maintain a good service record and retain customers. HVAC contractors — both residential and commercial — place a great deal of emphasis on system maintenance and how it directly relates to lower operating and service costs. Keeping a chiller in tip-top condition is a good business practice, but is chiller maintenance easy?
Some HVAC contractors weighed in with tips that will prevent a lot of unnecessary chiller service or replacement. Darin Fackler, service manager for Hill York Service of Melbourne, Fla., calls good maintenance “predictive maintenance” and noted that it is the “next movement in maintenance technology.”