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Why Do Businesses Use Rooftop Units?

commercial rooftop air conditioning unitWith summer “officially” here in just a few short days, you’re likely focused on a number of things for your business, ensuring that your customers, employees, and/or tenants are happy, and making sure that your commercial space is comfortable.

Wait, what’s that? You haven’t thought about that last point? True, it’s not usually something on the top of the mind for any business owner or manager. However, it’s important! An uncomfortable commercial space can lead to a variety of problems, not the least of which is a major business interruption.

There are many factors that go into creating a comfortable commercial environment, with one of the biggest being how effectively and efficiently your commercial air conditioning in San Antonio operates. Whether you were already thinking about replacing your commercial AC system, or you’re wondering what your AC system options are, you’d do well to consider rooftop units.

What Is a Rooftop HVAC System?

Imagine this scenario: you’re in the middle of a busy day at work, managing some aspect of business or your commercial space, only to have an HVAC technician barge through the space in order to handle an air conditioner malfunction. Well, a rooftop HVAC system eliminates this scenario all together.

These rooftop systems are comprised of multiple modular units placed on top of your business or commercial building. It may seem odd to have them placed here—after all, it’s exposed to the blazing hot summers we experience—but commercial systems are built to handle these elements and provide various tangible benefits.

Our highly experienced and professionally trained technicians can reach these systems and work on them without interrupting your business at all, enabling you to keep moving forward while gaining the peace of mind that your AC system problem is being resolved. Rooftop access also means that if you need new units added, equipment can easily be moved in or out without disruption.

Utilize Your Business Space More Efficiently

No matter what kind of business you operate or what the needs are in your commercial building, one thing is for sure—you want to make efficient and effective use of your existing space, using it for workstations, showrooms, offices, or even tenants.

If you’re forced to add a cooling system somewhere surrounding your property, or even inside the building, then you have to use some of that space in order to accommodate. The rooftop, however, enables you to set up the air conditioning system in an unused area, therefore eliminating this problem altogether.

Your building’s roof is the best place to have these modular AC units. It’s easier to add and subtract units of the system without the need to move through the commercial space itself, and you won’t have to worry about making any landscaping changes surrounding your commercial space or business in order to accommodate a new or replacement HVAC system, either. This is extremely beneficial if you need to accommodate the needs of a growing business.

For reliable commercial HVAC services, contact Riteway Service Company today.

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