Commercial Air Conditioning – Is it Any Different Than Residential?

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If you’re wondering if there’s a difference between local air conditioning contractors installing an A/C system in your home or in your business, the answer is a resounding, “Yes!”

You may have found a different contractor to install or repair your home’s A/C system recently. But if he or she doesn’t have commercial A/C experience, you don’t want that same contractor working on your Northshore or metro New Orleans business such as a restaurant, retail front, or medical office.

A Simple Explanation of Why Commercial A/C Planning is Different Than Residential 

A simple way to explain the difference between residential and commercial A/C installation and maintenance is this: most homes require 1, maybe 2 A/C systems to keep them cool and comfortable. A business, depending on its size, may require and intricate, pre-planned design of A/C systems that rely on your building’s As Built blueprints to determine the precise locations where A/C systems should be installed to provide your staff and your customers with optimal comfort.

Additional Considerations for Commercial A/C Maintenance, Repairs, and Installations 

Of course, there are several other factors than mere planning of the location of your A/C systems that experience commercial A/C contractors like ourselves use to best determine how to help your business run smoothly. Additional considerations include:

  • Making Your AC System as Reliable as Possible

We want all our customers on the Northshore and metro New Orleans to have reliable A/C systems. But we know that this is especially important for our commercial A/C customers. Because if your business’ A/C system goes out, it’s more than an inconvenience – it’s a day of lost sales and appointments, because your clients don’t want to be in your business if the A/C system isn’t working properly. 

  • Taking the Necessary Measures to Extend Your A/C Equipment’s LIfe

When you purchase new A/C systems for your business, your CPA will depreciate those assets over a series of recommended years, as allowed by the IRS, for tax purposes. We want to beat those expectations, and having your A/C systems running smoothly and efficiently for as long as possible. As business owners ourselves, we know that when you invest in an asset, you need to get as much use of it as possible. And our goal is to make sure that any A/C system we repair or install in your business does just that. 

  • Lowering Your Operating Costs to Help the Bottom Line

We’ve all heard the saying, “You’ve got to spend money to make money,” right? Well sometimes, it makes more sense to invest in more expensive, energy efficient A/C equipment upfront, so you can benefit from lower utility bills for years to come. When we design an A/C system plan for your business, we’ll sit down and explain to you why we’ve selected the equipment we have, and when we anticipate you hitting – and maintaining – that ROI. 

  • Coming Up with a Regular Maintenance System That Makes Sense

A lot of our residential customers on the Northshore and metro New Orleans skip out on maintenance contracts because it’s a monthly expense they either can’t afford, or just can’t visualize the benefit of. But as a business owner, you know that properly maintaining your commercial A/C system investment is important to fighting off those A/C emergencies that always seem to happen in August – right at the peak of soaring temperatures and humidity in Southeastern Louisiana. When you choose to work with Benfatti, we’ll develop a customized maintenance plan based on your business’ unique installation and needs, so we can best ensure that the system is working properly all year ‘round. 

  • 24/7 Availability

If something does go wrong – and it eventually will – you need a team to get your business up and running as soon as possible. With same day service and anytime availability, Benfatti is the commercial A/C contractor on the Northshore and metro New Orleans to do just that.

Call Us To Learn More About our Commercial A/C Offerings

Whether you have an A/C emergency for your business right now, or you’re looking for a new Commercial A/C business to partner with for your business’ long term needs, we’re happy to help. Simply call us today at (985) 646-0540 on the Northshore or (504) 241-3135 in metro New Orleans.