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HVAC service maintenance can be performed once or twice a year, depending on usage. If it runs intermittently, then once a year is usually enough.

In addition to your air conditioner and furnace, HVAC includes combined systems like heat pumps and indoor air-quality equipment like air purifiers. It also encompasses the control systems and smart thermostats that help everything work together.

It's recommended that you service your home air conditioning system at least once every year. The same goes for your heating system.
  1. Check the Battery. If your thermostat is battery-powered, the first thing you should look at is the battery life
  2. Clean Dust and Debris
  3. Test Heating and Cooling
  4. Clear Debris
  5. Clear Fins
  6. Make sure Unit is Leveled
  7. Finishing Up
  8. Clean Evaporator Coil
Here are the average life expectancies of different HVAC systems: Air conditioners and heat pumps: 10 to 15 years. Furnaces and boilers: 15 to 20 years. Geothermal: 30 years.