7 Ways to Maintain Your Heat Pump
Maintaining your heat pump will ensure that the unit performs to the best of its ability. Early maintenance will prevent potential issues from occurring later down the line and will assist in extending the unit’s lifespan.
CHECK FOR LEAKS
Ensure that there are no leaks from the water inlet and oulets.
DISCHARGE WATER FOR EXTENDED PERIODS WITHOUT USE
In locations where temperatures get extremely low and water has the ability to freeze; If the unit is to be left idle for an extended period, it is beneficial to discharge the water at the bottom of the water pump.
CHECK POWER SUPPLY AND CABLES
Make sure there are no issues with the cables and power supply, if the unit operates abnormally or you have concerns turn it off and contact a qualified technician.
CLEAN HEAT PUMP COILS
Dirty air coils will affect the unit’s performance as they will reduce airflow and the transfer of heat in either direction. Ensure you give them a quick clean if they look dirty or dusty.
Any debris such as sticks or leaves that catch in the unit’s air intake must be cleared regularly to keep the unit operating to smoothly.
CLEAN POOL AND SPA FILTER REGULARLY
The pool and spa filter should be cleaned regularly to avoid damage to the unit due to a dirty or clogged filter. Ensuring you have a clean unit will improve its efficiency and life span significantly.
ANNUAL SERVICE BY TECHNICIAN
We recommend that once a year your EvoHeat unit is serviced by a qualified technician to check the operational pressures of the refrigeration system and give both the unit and fins a good clean to ensure that they are performing to the best of their ability.
EvoHeat have a large database of recommended service agents. Please contact EvoHeat tech support on 1300 859 933 for your local service agent details.