TIP #1 - GAS FURNACE
It is recommended that the furnace be inspected and serviced once per year by a qualified service technician. Replacing the filter – Dirty filters are the most common cause of inadequate heating or cooling performance. Disposable 1” filters should be replaced every six weeks. Aprilaire media type filters should be replaced once a year.
WHAT IF YOUR UNIT FAILS?
- Be sure the main switch that supplies power to the furnace is in the ON position.
- Replace any burned-out fuses or reset the circuit breakers. NOTE: Sometimes you have to turn the breaker OFF then back ON.
- Be sure the thermostat is properly set.
- Make sure the PVC Flues aren’t blocked by any obstructions.
- Has your filter been replaced recently?
- If the furnace still does not start, call your service technician 801.392.6680
TIP #2 - CENTRAL AIR
CENTRAL AIR OR HEAT PUMP
An annual inspection by a qualified service person should be performed to ensure continued quality performance. The outdoor coil surface should be cleaned, taking care not to damage the fin surface of the coil. If the outdoor unit fails to come on after properly setting the thermostat, check the main circuit breaker and the fuses in the outside disconnect box located behind the condensing unit. (These must be taken to a hardware store to be checked or purchased for replacement).
TIP #3 - HUMIDIFIER
Your humidifier has an evaporator panel in it that should be changed once a year. A replacement panel can be purchased and installed by our service department. Before the winter season begins there is a damper marked Winter & Summer (or Heat & Cool) that needs to be adjusted for the season, then switched in the Spring when the humidifier season is over.
TIP #4 - FILTERS
AIR CLEANER OR PAPER FILTERS
If you furnace is equipped for disposable filters you should change the regularly- at least every six weeks. If your furnace has an Aprilaire Air Cleaner Media Type filter you should replace it once a year. The replacements can be purchased and replaced by our service department.
TIP #5 - UV LAMP
The UV Bulb last approximately 1 year. After that the bulb looses it’s effectiveness even though the bulb continues to be lit. Replacement bulbs can be purchased and changed by our service department.
TIP #6 - THERMOSTAT
Your digital thermostat has a battery that needs to be replaced once a year.