Means Keeping it Clean
ing occupants will benefit with sustained, comfortable temperatures. A clean system is far less likely to
harbor potentially deadly bacteria such as Legionella.
Cleaning your HVAC equipment is extremely
important, but it’s one piece of keeping your equipment running efficiently and effectively. Work with
your team to develop an ongoing maintenance
program that details when it will take place and
what will occur. Training on the equipment used to
clean the HVAC system is also critical. Whether it’s
a boiler tube cleaner or coil cleaning system, anyone performing the cleaning should receive proper
instruction on how to use the product.
Benefits of HVAC maintenance
Routine preventative maintenance and cleaning of
your HVAC equipment boasts many benefits for a
facility. For cleanroom management, it’s a necessity
and not an option. But there are benefits beyond
meeting the requirements. A clean HVAC system
reduces energy costs, because it doesn’t need to work
as hard to keep up as it would if the system was dirty
or filled with debris and other contaminants.
It also helps to reduce the potential for your
HVAC system to breakdown or need repair. Taking
the time to properly clean your system is a lot less
time-consuming (and cheaper) than needing to shut
down the system for larger repairs or even replace-
Keeping a cleanroom up to high standards is a
demanding task, but taking the appropriate steps
to clean your HVAC systems and putting a mainte-
nance plan in place can help ease the mind and pro-
vide assurance of the best cleanroom practices.
Frank Intrieri Jr. is Vice President of Sales for
Goodway Technologies Corp. of Stamford, Conn.