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The digital revolution's impact on the world of work is such field operations, and other 'traditional' sectors are now turning to software to optimize their operations. If you run an HVAC installation and maintenance service, you'd surely benefit from incorporating HVAC service management software into your business operations.
HVAC field service management software is a management suite and mobile app that helps HVAC companies improve efficiency at delivering their services to their customers. Here's how HVAC service management software can increase your facility's HVAC system's efficiency and longevity.
Improved HVAC Maintenance Processes
Regular maintenance of your HVAC system will increase its energy efficiency. There are two types of maintenance that can increase the efficiency and hence longevity of your HVAC system. The first, which is known as preventive or scheduled maintenance, is simply the periodic maintenance of HVAC systems by HVAC companies.
The second is predictive maintenance which is based on the current condition of the HVAC instead of a preset schedule. While this type of maintenance is cost-effective, it requires significant initial technology infrastructure investments in the long run. And having an optimized HVAC service management software is one of such investments.
The average HVAC system has a lifespan of 15‒20 years, but without proper HVAC system maintenance, it could fail earlier than that. HVAC service management software helps you to improve your maintenance process by effectively scheduling regular maintenance checkups. This ensures longevity and increases your HVAC system's efficiency since the HVAC service companies can implement the required maintenance procedures at the right time. Although there will be instances of random failures that predictive or preventive maintenance cannot forestall, these failures are often few and far between.
Improved Field Efficiency
For proper maintenance procedures to be implemented on HVAC systems, the right technicians have to be there at the right time. Anything other than that defeats the objective of increasing the energy efficiency and service life of the HVAC systems. With HVAC service management software, it becomes easy to manage the field team, inventory, vehicles, and equipment required to implement maintenance procedures. Field efficiency is improved as you can keep track of scheduling maintenance jobs, recording maintenance history, and prioritizing tasks, among others.
With HVAC service management software, the required data is available on a single dashboard, facilitating interactive technical support where and when needed. That way, technicians know enough about the HVAC system service history, the kind of maintenance required, and how they can implement their maintenance procedures if they are in doubt.
This makes the maintenance process less error-prone and more effective since the technician has all that is required (background knowledge, components, and technical support)to complete the task. With effective maintenance processes, the HVAC maintains optimal efficiency, and its longevity is increased.
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