Cooling Down Your Business: Rooftop Air Conditioning Units


Rooftop Air Conditioner
Commercial air conditioners must be sized properly in order to effectively cool a structure. Due to the large amount of equipment involved in cooling a big building, many of these air conditioning units are positioned on the building’s roof. With guidance from our HVAC team at American Comfort Heating and Air Conditioning Companies, you can learn more about these systems and how they work.

How Rooftop Air Conditioners Work

Air conditioning systems located on the rooftop work in the same way as units placed on the ground. They use a chemical refrigerant to transfer heat energy from the indoors and dissipate it to the outdoor environment. The heat from the indoors is absorbed by the pressurized chemical refrigerant, passed through a series of coils and pushed into the condensing unit, where the heat is released through another set of coils.

Benefits of Rooftop Air Conditioning Systems

Because large buildings require a significant cooling capacity, rooftop units are ideal because they do not take up precious real estate on the ground. Additional benefits of locating the commercial cooling system on the rooftop include:

  • Greater energy efficiency due to plenty of space around the unit.

  • Decreased likelihood of tampering or theft of the unit.

  • Easy to install and maintain.

  • Provide single or multi-zone cooling.

  • Available in a wide range of cooling capacities.

  • Long lifespans and high durability.

As a Chicago air conditioner company specializing in commercial heating and cooling services, we offer air conditioner installation, maintenance and repairs for all types of businesses. Our technicians at American Comfort Heating and Air Conditioning Companies take pride in providing service that is on time, accurate and reliable so that business owners can have the peace of mind that comes with expert service. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call us today at 847-403-7010.

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