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SPRING MAINTENANCE FOR ROOFTOP UNITS

April 2018 Newsletter - Volume 3



CLIENT TESTIMONIAL: 
          
Whether it's a phone call about a mechanical issue or a program problem caused by others, (our service technician) Dave always goes out of his way to solve any problem I may have.  While onsite doing quarterly maintenance, he is always ready to troubleshoot other problems he sees.  I'm always grateful for his professionalism.  It's always a pleasure to work with you and your team.

Ron Mangan
St. Ignatius College Prep

As the weather heats up so will the demand on your rooftop units to provide comfort and cooling reliably and consistently.  


Performing proper spring maintenance on your rooftop units will help to eliminate unexpected breakdowns, loss of cooling and unplanned costs

  • Perform spring cooling start-up

  • Replace filters and belts

  • Test cooling operations and perform tune up as necessary



Condenser coil cleaning could be done at this time but we typically recommend performing this after the cottonwood in your area is done flying.

It is important for customers to brush off coils if possible as sometimes the cottonwood season could last 6-8 weeks depending on your proximity to cottonwood trees.

Proper condenser coil cleaning should be performed immediately following the end of the cottonwood flying as this will help drive down electricity costs, along with helping to prevent extensive wear on cooling systems during our extreme hot summer days.

LOYOLA ACADEMY
Wilmette, IL

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
Reduce energy costs, enhance comfort controls and reduce equipment footprint

THE CHALLENGE
With only two existing thermostats for over 14 classrooms and offices, Loyola Academy was looking for a better way to control the temperature in each classroom and office.  Being located in the basement, the new system also had to be able to dehumidify to maximize its' occupants comfort. 

THE SOLUTION
With limited space above the ceilings, Loyola Academy and First Point's engineers worked together to find a system that would meet both the space limitations and provide additional comfort controls to the teaching staff. 

THE RESULT
First Point Mechanical designed and installed the Mitsubishi VRF system that provides each classroom and office simultaneous heating and cooling .  This project turned two thermostats into 14 individual controlled zones!  This project also freed up mechanical room space and allowed the building to utilize this additional space for storage and classroom use.

Committed to be well known in our industry for our high quality customer service, integrity, & honesty

1625 Winnetka Circle
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

847.483.8080 phone
847.483.8079 fax
info@firstpointmechanical.com 

  

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