December 1, 2021

Guide to Buy Commercial Air Conditioner

For many years now we have seen a great deal of literature about the clear benefits of installing a high-quality air conditioning system in the workplace. These benefits include higher levels of productivity, increase in mood and energy levels, not to mention the improvement in air quality for those who suffer from allergies. When you decide to purchase a commercial air conditioner there is much that needs to be considered before you decide upon the type of air conditioning system which is right for your business, and the particular product which you eventually settle on, let’s take a look.

Price

Price is going to be a large consideration to make here and it is important that you understand the factors which go into the overall costs of an air conditioning unit. When it comes to the purchase cost this will depend on the type of system you wish to buy, split system, ducted system, portable etc. and then you will see varying prices based on models and manufacturers. Beyond this, however, there is also the cost of installation and of running the system to bear in mind. Ensure you have factored all of this into your decision.

Efficiency

The efficiency of the system which you buy will be important for two reasons, the first is that the more efficient your product is, the less money it will cost you to run. The second key point here is that an efficient AC system will also use less energy, which is far kinder on the planet. 

Size/Power

There is no one size fits all when it comes to an air conditioner and each one has different levels of power. In order to get the right air conditioning unit for space which you wish to cool, it is important that you have measured this and then that you speak to the team from where you are buying the unit, to ensure that what you are buying has the capabilities of cooling that space.

Ductwork

If you opt for a central air conditioning unit then that will involve the main unit is placed in a location such as a roof, and then multiple ducts will be placed around the business where the cool air will come out of. If you do not already have this ductwork in place then you must understand the size and scale of the job which will be required to get those ducts in, which could impact how your business runs.

Maintenance

Every air conditioning unit, no matter which type, will have to be maintained regularly in order to make sure that it is efficient and that it is fully operational. In the case of split systems, this can often be done in-house, but if you are going to decide upon having a central air conditioning system then you will need to have a professional in to do that, so signing up for a maintenance contract will be a good idea to make sure that they are efficient and healthy.

As you can see there is much to consider when buying an AC system for the workplace, and that is why you should invest time and effort into doing your research, in order to get the perfect model.