Predictive Maintenance

August 1, 2020
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How a Predictive Maintenance Program Creates Recurring Revenue for HVAC Contractors

Predictive maintenance programs allow commercial and educational building owners and managers to only pay for what they need—similar to the popular ads you hear in many TV commercials across all industries. By using commercial HVAC data, HVAC contractors can create whole insights into what is likely needed for an HVAC asset in the next month, quarter, or year. Compiling this data into a digestible visual aid, such as the HYLTH […]
July 29, 2020

Commercial HVAC Maintenance: The Types of Alerts HVAC Contractors & Building Owners Receive to Stay Proactive

Every company wants to do what’s best for their customers, and the HVAC industry should be focused on providing the most value for their clients. When clients are happy and pay for only what they need, the total cost of ownership of a piece of HVAC equipment stays under control. According to ACHR News, “Building owners care greatly about the profitability of their building, which means they want a good […]
July 10, 2020
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Play Offense with Predictive Maintenance, Not Defense with Preventive Maintenance

The traditional “let’s-do-maintenance-for-the-sake-of-maintenance” approach coupled with a quarterly maintenance contract mentality continues to undermine cost management for HVAC service providers. Both facility managers and HVAC service companies know that not every unit requires the same level of maintenance. Different influences affect different units. However, instead of playing defense with arbitrary, way-too-frequent maintenance schedules, company leaders can move to offense and use HVAC data-driven predictive maintenance.  What’s the Difference Between Preventive and Predictive Maintenance?  Preventive maintenance relies on a pre-set list of “needs”. Predictive maintenance uses data […]
July 7, 2020
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Pivoting to HVAC Predictive Maintenance: Using Data to Guide Maintenance Decisions

Advanced digital technologies like smart HVAC units, smart thermostats, and advanced algorithms fed to an insight-rich dashboard enable HVAC predictive maintenance. Contractors are now using digital HVAC tools to pivot from reactive or scheduled maintenance, to predictive maintenance. This pivot positions the contractor not as a tactical commodity, but as a strategic business partner with commercial building owners and managers.