You might be surprised to learn that the average facility’s HVAC system accounts for over 50% of its energy use. Hot air leaking into your facility can waste facility managers a lot of money. It’s a huge expense and facility managers that costs are the most important thing when maintaining a maintenance and repair budget. So how can facility managers cut down on expenses related to air leaks? Here are some tips on how to make sure your facility stays cool and doesn’t hurt your facility budget.
A lot of heat is lost through small cracks and holes throughout your facility. Take time to ensure that your facility is completely insulated from leaks. This will substantially cut down on your facility’s yearly energy usage.
The Importance of Proper Sealing
Making sure your facility is properly sealed from the elements will save your company a lot of money.
Make Sure to Consider the Caveats
Failure to correctly seal and insulate your facility and its various assets lets cool air leak out. This can result in your HVAC unit working harder for longer.
When your facility is properly sealed, there is less chance of cool air escaping from the building. Your facility’s HVAC system will then not have to work as hard, which will keep occupants cool and save your facility money.
Want to learn more about how to save costs in your facility? Call MaintenX today!