5.3003.24 Evaporative Cooler Maintenance and Repairs—Low Rise

Forced Air
System Assessment and Maintenance
Desired Outcome: 
Evaporative cooler evaluated and maintained as needed
For supporting material, see Referenced Standards.
Assessment and diagnosis

The following system elements will be assessed:

  • Pump
  • Pan
  • Spider
  • Float
  • Damper
  • Roof jack, roof support
  • Water line
  • Water valve
  • Electrical
  • Pads
  • Motor
  • Fan

Elements will be repaired or replaced as needed

Ensure equipment operates as designed

Ensure equipment operates safely

Ensure equipment operates efficiently

Ensure equipment is durable

Repair and maintenance

Calcium deposits will be removed

Pads will be replaced

Any additional repairs or replacements will be made as necessary

System will be drained at the end of the cooling season

Ensure evaporative cooler functions properly

Ensure system is durable

Prevent freezing

Occupant education

A regular service schedule will be recommended to occupant

Issues regarding multiple systems running will be discussed with occupant

Ensure occupant understands basic operation and importance of regular maintenance