To use refrigerant leak-stop agents or not? Many contractors have great insight on both sides of the question.
The winter season is an ideal time to focus on your facility’s chiller maintenance, which is one of the largest operational expenses in any HVAC system. The task is so important that the US DOE recommends a chiller’s maintenance takes place once a year at minimum. There are several steps maintenance personnel can take to keep top-notch performance of chillers. Keeping tubes clean will ensure efficiency and prevent pressure loss due to corrosion. Leaks in the system can cost facilities money and threaten the health of occupants by releasing hazardous refrigerants. Chiller leaks should be serviced immediately and units monitored for recurrences.
Read more about “Five Steps to Better Chiller Maintenance” at http://www.facilitiesnet.com/hvac/tip/Five-Steps-to-Better-Chiller-Maintenance–35981