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Preventative Maintenance for Commercial HVAC Equipment

Slipstream’s "Maximize Your Facility" Videos: HVAC Preventative Maintenance Guidance

Slipstream developed the “Maximize Your Facility” video series as a free, quick resource to help building operators learn proactive solutions to common commercial building problems, preventative maintenance strategies, and tips to save energy and improve equipment life.

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HVAC Resource Map Technical Assistance

The HVAC Resource Map is an intuitive graphical interface that provides quick access to a broad array of quality information on operations and maintenance best practices and energy and water efficiency measures.

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HVACR Maintenance and Contracting Resources Guidance

This resources list can help partners in the commercial sector with their efforts to procure contractual services from qualified technicians to perform preventative maintenance, tuning, and repairs of HVACR equipment.

Operations & Maintenance Best Practices – A Guide to Achieving Operational Efficiency Guidance

This guide was developed by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory to highlight operations and maintenance programs targeting energy and water efficiency that are estimated to save 5% to 20% on energy bills without a significant capital investment.

Tune-Up Your Fan Systems for Improved Performance Guidance

This resource from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory was designed for facility managers and maintenance staff to provide easy-to-implement actionable guidance on fan efficiency measures for existing ducted air systems.

ANSI/ASHRAE/ACCA Standard 180: Standard Practice for Inspection and Maintenance of Commercial Building HVAC Systems Guidance

ANSI/ASHRAE/ACCA Standard 180 establishes minimum HVAC inspection and maintenance requirements that preserve a system's ability to achieve acceptable thermal comfort, energy efficiency, and indoor air quality in new and existing commercial buildings.

Standard Practice for Inspection & Maintenance of Commercial Building HVAC Systems Guidance

This checklist from the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) will help building owners and operators understand how to properly evaluate contractors and ensure that they are getting the proper maintenance for their commercial HVAC systems.