Advantage Airtech Commercial Ltd. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘rooftop HVAC units’

Beware Refrigerant Leaks in Rooftop Units

Monday, November 23rd, 2020

air-conditioner-evaporator-coilYour facility probably uses rooftop units as an important part of its cooling and heating around the year. These packaged heat pumps operate through the circulation of refrigerant, which is necessary in both heating and cooling mode. 

One of the major dangers you may face to your heating this winter is a rooftop unit that’s leaking refrigerant. Leaks are a reason to call us for commercial heating repair in Ajax, ON. We’ll explain below the danger of refrigerant leaks, how they can occur, and what we can do to correct the issues so your facility can get back to work.

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Why Consider Rooftop Unit Installation for Your Commercial Heating

Monday, August 31st, 2020

commercia-HVAC-unit-cloudy-skyWhen it comes to commercial heating installation in Ajax, ON and the Greater Toronto Area, our team is able to handle any job. Heating is a special challenge here in Toronto because of the long winters and heavy snowfalls. In fact, concern about snowfall is what often makes commercial facility managers feel hesitant about installing rooftop HVAC units to provide heating. The exposure to the elements makes it sound like a rooftop packaged unit is a risk.

But rooftop HVAC units are the most common way to provide climate control for facilities. You only have to look at buildings in Toronto to see all the units installed on the roofs of buildings. Why is the rooftop heating (and air conditioning) installation advantageous, and why do we do so many for our clients?

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Industrial Rooftop Unit Maintenance Is a Spring Essential

Monday, April 13th, 2020

three-rooftop-ac-units-maintenanceWhen it comes to industrial HVAC in Toronto, ON, the transition from chilly winters to humid summers can put immense strain on rooftop units. Having properly operating rooftop HVAC units is essential for any industrial facility to maintain the temperatures and ventilation needed for process, comfort, and more. Since most of these packaged rooftop units are heat pumps, they operate in all types of weather.

But when the snows melt and the shift in the weather begins, it doesn’t mean rooftop units are suddenly having an easier job. Without professional maintenance and inspections to help during the transitional period, rooftop units can suffer damage and lose significant amounts of energy efficiency.

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Snow and Rooftop HVAC Units

Monday, December 23rd, 2019

ice-capsThe most common type of commercial heating and air conditioning in Toronto, ON is the rooftop HVAC unit. This is true not only for Toronto, but throughout North America. Rooftop packaged systems are convenient, powerful, simple for technicians to access, modular for easy expansion, allow for a quieter workspace, and save room inside the facility.

When winter snows arrive in Toronto, however, it can mean trouble for rooftop units. If you’ve ever wondered how those exposed rooftop units make it through the snowfalls of the season, this is the post for you.

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Rooftop Packaged Units Need Special Fall Maintenance

Monday, October 14th, 2019

three-rooftop-ac-units-maintenanceAt Advantage Airtech, we place emphasis on regular maintenance for commercial and industrial heating systems. It’s not only that we understand how beneficial maintenance is for HVAC systems. It’s that we offer maintenance programs that go beyond what many commercial heating contractors in Toronto, ON offer. A maintenance program should fit a facility exactly, which a basic checklist maintenance program can never do. Each or our clients has a maintenance program developed for their equipment, and only dedicated technicians familiar with the equipment show up to handle the maintenance each fall.

This applies even to heating systems considered “standard” for commercial and industrial facilities, such as the rooftop packaged unit. These heating/cooling systems require special attention.

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Leaking Refrigerant Can Endanger Your Heating

Monday, February 18th, 2019

ice-capsThere are several ways to provide central heat to a commercial building. The most common one is the rooftop HVAC unit. These packaged heat pump are useful for providing both heating and air conditioning around the year, and because they are located on the roof, they are easy for technicians to work on without creating disruption in the facility space.

One of the bigger repair concerns with packaged HVAC systems is loss of refrigerant—and this can spell huge trouble for your winter heating! Leaking refrigerant requires prompt commercial heating repair in Toronto, ON or it may cause a complete failure.

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Rough Weather and Your Rooftop HVAC Units

Monday, October 29th, 2018

frost-on-the-doorIt’s never too early in the fall to prepare your commercial HVAC system for the rigors of another winter in the Greater Toronto Area. And we’re already past early fall! If you haven’t yet signed up for our commercial maintenance program for Toronto, ON businesses, get in touch with us right away. We’ll assign you an account manager and design a customized program that fits your facility—not a general checklist applied to any business. We can offer you a free quote on a preventive maintenance program—set up an appointment today.

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The Basics of Rooftop Heating and Cooling Units

Monday, September 17th, 2018

commercial-HVAC-units-rooftop-sunnyChances are high that your commercial or industrial facility uses rooftop units in some capacity. Everything from a standard office building to a sheet metal factory has HVAC units housed on the roof to provide for proper environmental controls around the year.

We are experienced professionals when it comes to commercial heating and air conditioning in Whitby, ON, as well as industrial heating and cooling. We know rooftop units of all types and sizes: we’ve installed them, repaired them, maintained them, and replaced them. We’d like to help you get to know the ones serving your facility a bit better.

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