Replacing a Commercial Heater: When is the Right Time?
In some ways, deciding when to replace your commercial heater is pretty similar to upgrading your heating system in your home – with some key differences. Read on to learn more about what to look for when you’re considering whether your New York commercial heater can get by a little longer with some TLC or a repair – or not.
Bringing your Commercial Heater Current with the New Year
There are a number of important factors to consider when you’re thinking about upgrading your commercial heating system. No matter what type of heater you use, you’ll want to weigh the following:
How old is your heater? Depending on what type boiler or furnace you have, a commercial grade heater could last longer than your residential heater – but not if it’s been overused and has a lot of wear and tear, which can happen when serving the needs of many customers and employees. Only you know whether your commercial heater has been well maintained in good condition over the years, or if you’ve been asking a little too much from it these days.
How efficient is your heater? Heating efficiency is hugely important for a commercial heater, because it plays a big role in energy costs. Newer models are more efficient that older heaters and can pay for themselves in reduced energy charges rather quickly. Well-maintained older heaters can still run efficiently, since energy flows more easily through clean air filters, clear ductways, tight seals and oiled valves. But if your older model heater hasn’t had a tune-up in a while, it probably makes sense to invest in an upgrade sooner, rather than later, due to energy efficiency concerns.
How much would you benefit from new technologies? Homeowners can benefit from newer technologies like smart, programmable thermostats that can help adjust heating based on when household members are actually present in the home to enjoy the warm air generated. But, businesses can see an even greater benefit from newer heating technologies, since they deal with a greater number of people coming and going, including employees and customers. The energy bill savings from a newer model heater can really add up for businesses!
Would customized heating schedules make a difference to your business? With a higher-tech smart thermostat, you can program your heater to follow your employees’ schedules and even adjust to different managers’ heating preferences, for example. You can also take into account your busiest times of day, days of the week, and months of the year.
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