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Heating & Cooling Maintenance Agreements

James River Air Conditioning offers two types of preventive maintenance plans to help keep your home’s heating and cooling system running at peak efficiency:

Our Standard Residential Maintenance Agreement includes two precision tune-ups and safety inspections per year (one for heating only or cooling only)

Our Gold Residential Preventive Maintenance Agreement also includes parts and labor on many different types of repairs.

Both plans offer the following benefits:

  • Priority Customer Service.
  • 30% Discount on Repairs
  • Improved Efficiency and Safety
  • 24-Hour Response Time
  • Extended Equipment Life & Improved Capacity
  • Reduced Diagnostic Fee
  • No Overtime Charges

Inspection Procedures Include

  • Clean or replace standard air filters (customer-supplied).
  • Inspect inside cooling coil – clean at discounted service rate if necessary.
  • Inspect condenser coil and perform light cleaning if necessary. Any heavy cleaning (with chemicals) will be charged at a reduced rate.
  • Inspect primary and secondary drains, clean and test as needed. We do not warranty condensate leaks.
  • Inspect blower components – clean at a discounted service rate if necessary.
  • Lubricate all moving parts (where applicable).
  • Inspect and tighten all loose electrical connections.
  • Monitor air conditioner operating pressures for proper refrigerant charge.
  • Monitor voltage and amperage draw on all motors.
  • Monitor air conditioning and heating cycles.
  • Inspect heat exchanger and burners – vacuum and/or adjust as necessary.
  • Adjust gas pressure as necessary.
  • Inspect pilot operation – adjust as necessary.
  • Monitor flue draft for safe operation.
  • Inspect and test safety controls.
  • Adjust air flow for proper temperature rise.
  • Inspect heat anticipator settings.
  • Inspect thermostat operations.
  • Inspect for cracked heat exchanger.
  • Remove debris from condensing unit.

Home Standby Generator Maintenance Agreements

We also offer maintenance plans for home standby generators. Routine maintenance is needed to ensure that your generator works properly when you really need it! Our plans include one minor inspection and one major inspection each year. Contact our office for pricing or to sign up for a plan.

Minor Inspection

  • Check general conditions of generator.
  • Check all hoses and belts.
  • Check all fluid levels and top off.
  • Check electrical connections.
  • Start generator and warm up.
  • Transfer power from utility to generator and check.Master_Licensed_Technicians_Preventative_Maintenance
  • Load generator and check output; correct if necessary.
  • Transfer power back to utility and check.
  • Shut down generator, re-check fluid levels.

Major Inspection

  • Check general conditions of generator.
  • Check all hoses and belts.
  • Change oil and filter.
  • Change spark plugs.
  • Change air filter.
  • Check specific gravity of coolant.
  • Check specific gravity of battery fluid.
  • Check electrical connections.
  • Start generator and warm up.
  • Transfer power from utility to generator and check.
  • Load generator and check output; correct if necessary.
  • Transfer power back to utility and check.
  • Shut down generator, re-check fluid levels.

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