After graduating with his degree in engineering from George Washington University, Avi Polischuk became the owner of R&S United Services, an Amityville, Long Island-based HVAC systems provider for clients in the New York metro area. When Avi Polischuk and the team at R&S United Services design and construct HVAC systems for clients, they are also able to offer longstanding maintenance and service contracts to help keep the equipment running smoothly.
For commercial and multi-use building owners, preventive HVAC maintenance is a crucial component of efficient operations. Tenants who are satisfied by the management of the property are more likely to renew a lease, which decreases the odds of reduced cash flow via tenant turnover.
In order to maintain a healthy commercial HVAC system, building owners should schedule preseason checkups with a provider twice a year – once in the spring and once in the fall. Service providers may complete a number of general practices, including various system tests and the cleaning and lubrication of parts.
Those building owners who choose not to invest in routine HVAC maintenance may face higher costs of operation, as systems that work unchecked may not function at peak levels and consume greater amounts of energy. Additionally, commercial real estate professionals who invest in regular HVAC maintenance extend the life of the system and require part replacement less frequently.