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WHY PerForM SeaSonal Maintenance on Heating SYSteMS?
At Aimco, heating and cooling accounts ficiency and unit life expectancy. Regular EnErGy USAGE BrEAkDOwn
for about 54% of the energy use in a maintenance is the best way to keep appliances/
typical apartment home–making it the heating and cooling systems operating lighting
largest energy expense and an ongo- at optimum efficiency. It is more cost–
ing issue for service teams. Additionally, effective to periodically conduct routine 29%
HVAC is one of the largest sources of maintenance procedures than to replace heating/ 54%
service requests. Throughout the life of a system prematurely. As HVAC systems cooling
HVAC systems, Aimco uses preventive operate at a higher standard, HVAC–
maintenance steps that can incremen- related service requests are reduced, domestic
tally improve heating and cooling ef- saving time and money. hot water
an oPPortunitY For MoMentS tHat Matter SaFetY
Our information shows that the overall appearance and When you inspect, service or
condition of our properties plays an important part in why install a gas appliance, consider
residents decide to move into an Aimco apartment. The infor- testing for carbon monoxide
mation also shows that the main reason why residents (CO). For details on how to do
decide to stay at an Aimco property (i.e.: renew their this, see the Technical Standards
lease) is almost entirely based upon the quality of CO Testing picture book. If you
their maintenance experience (move-ins, service smell or observe any gas leaks,
request quality, courtesy, and communication). make repairs if you are qualified.
Service Team members are often the most vis- Otherwise, turn off the gas line,
ible point of contact. For this reason, the residents evacuate any residents from the
come to expect a high degree of professionalism and apartment and immediately
care from our Service Teams. contact your supervisor.
SeaSonal Furnace Maintenance Picture Book HigHligHtS
Inspect Overall Furnace Exterior Safety and Ducts
Inspect Vents Examine Exterior Check for Gas Leaks Test for CO
Visually inspect all Look for external hazards such There are many ways to Test the area around the
vents and airflow paths. as charring, tripped breakers, check for gas leaks. Bubble furnace and other gas appli-
Remove obstructions loose wiring and shut–offs. If solutions and gas leak detec- ances for any carbon mon-
and clean as necessary. hazards exist, make repairs if tion instruments are the oxide (CO) leaks. Refer to the
This ensures that heat is you are qualified, or notify your most common methods for CO Testing picture book for
appropriately distributed supervisor immediately. Inspect testing. Follow the operat- testing procedures and other
throughout the apart- visible ducts and flue and verify ing instructions to ensure CO information.
ment. all are in good condition. accurate use.
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Only 10% of an iceberg is above the water, 90% is
Only 10% of an iceberg is above the water, 90% is below the surface. Likewise, customers will only
below the surface. Likewise, customers will only tell you 10% of their real needs.
tell you 10% of their real needs.
how many GE® light bulbs does it
take to save you money?
Save on your energy costs.
Get help with saving energy; contact the
Technical Standards Energy Team for assistance with replacing
inefficient equipment, rebates and redevelopment projects.
Remember: Energy Savings = Dollar Savings
It’s good for the environment too!