Althoff Industries, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Commercial Air Conditioning Repair’

How to Tell Your VRF System Is Malfunctioning

Monday, June 24th, 2024

Variable refrigerant flow (VRF) systems are increasing in popularity in commercial properties thanks to their high energy efficiency, zoning capabilities, flexibility, scalability, space-saving design, and more. But even the most advanced in newer commercial HVAC technologies can still malfunction, and we want to ensure that you know the signs of trouble with your VRF system. That way you can promptly call our technicians for AC repair in Chicago.

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Is It Time to Replace Your Rooftop AC Units?

Monday, September 19th, 2022

The standard air conditioning systems for commercial facilities in Chicagoland are packaged rooftop units, many of which are heat pumps that also provide heating during the winter. As we move into the fall, we recommend business owners assess the performance, condition, and age of their rooftop units so they can make decisions about whether it’s time to have them replaced. If commercial air conditioning repair in Chicago, IL becomes too expensive, it’s better to arrange early to have new rooftop units installed. 

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Signs of Problems With Your Rooftop HVAC Units

Monday, July 12th, 2021

Most commercial buildings and facilities use rooftop HVAC units for climate control. These are packaged units, which means all the important components are housed inside the rooftop cabinet rather than split between indoor and outdoor units, which is common for homes. Putting all this equipment on the roof is convenient as it frees up space indoors, keeps the noise of the machines removed from the workspace, and makes it easy for technicians to access without interrupting operations.

There is one drawback to the rooftop location, which is that it can be tricky for people in the facility to notice the early signs of one of these units malfunctioning. However, there are several signs you can watch for that will warn you it’s time to call for commercial HVAC technicians to investigate the equipment and repair it if necessary.

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