AC Condensate Pump

Why You Should Check Your HVAC Condensate Pump




Regular HVAC condensation pump maintenance is a perfect way to ensure that your HVAC system runs more efficiently. Besides that, there are also many other reasons why it is important to take good care of these pumps that are used to move and direct the flow of wastewater from an air conditioning unit.

Some of them include but not limited to the following;

1. To Avoid Flooding
Since condensate pumps redirect wastewater from the HVAC system to an outdoor vent or waste area, a faulty pump with blockage as a result of lack of proper maintenance can result in a flooded house.

2. To Avoid Health Problems
Without regular HVAC condensation pump maintenance, your pump may not be able to operate smoothly so is your HVAC unit. The capability of the filters to do their job well may be hindered thereby allowing unfiltered air that is full of pollutants and contaminants into your home. This can cause or worsen or contribute to a number of different health problems including respiratory ailments.

3. To Avoid HVAC Breakdown
The condensation pump makes for an important part of your HVAC system. So, if there is a fault with it due to lack of maintenance, your HVAC unit could stop working leaving you without a solution for the hot summer temperatures.

4. Energy Cost
Sometimes a problem with your condensation pump may not have a very serious impact on your HVAC apart from causing it not to work properly. And when this happens, the unit may not be able to operate at peak energy efficiency, thus resulting in high energy cost.

HVAC condensation pumps are an important part of the air conditioning system. Without regular maintenance, these system components are more than likely to get clogged and damaged, which can lead to even bigger problems. Therefore it pays to check up your pump on a regular basis.

Contact Green Heating and Cooling today to have your condensation pump checked and maintained if necessary.