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How to upgrade your office air conditioning

There’s nothing more important than ensuring employees have a comfortable environment in which to work. A big part of this is the office heating and cooling. Many businesses and offices nowadays use air conditioning and the latest installations are highly efficient and help keep the temperature at just the right level.

If you have an older air conditioning system in place at the moment, you may be wondering if it’s worth your while upgrading to a newer installation.

Things to consider before upgrading your air conditioning

· Which air conditioning units need upgrading? You may need to replace parts or all of your air conditioning system. For instance, R22 refrigerant in your air conditioning is now a banned substance so it’s probably time to replace these units, as any breakdowns or repairs required will not be possible if refrigerant needs replacing as part of the process.

· Is your air conditioning efficient? It might be that your AC is no longer as efficient as it used to be. This happens with older systems or ones that haven’t been properly maintained. Upgrading will not only reduce your utility costs but give you greater control over the temperature.

· Is it performing as expected? The time that most businesses find out about poor performing AC is during the summer, particularly when there’s a hot spell. If your air conditioning is having trouble keeping up and your employees are uncomfortably warm, it may be time to upgrade.

· Do you want more powerful air conditioning? Some offices don’t have the right air conditioning installed in the first place. If you have a large open area, this could mean that your AC simply isn’t powerful enough. Alternatively, if you need to maintain different temperatures in different parts of the building, a zoned air conditioning unit may be more suitable for your requirements.

There are a number of reasons why upgrading to a new air conditioning system is a good idea. First of all, it should deliver real cost savings on your utilities over the long term. The latest installations are also very environmentally friendly, so you can work to reduce your carbon footprint. An upgrade will give you better control over indoor temperatures and provide an environment that your staff and visitors can feel comfortable in. This in turn will improve employee productivity for your business. At least in the short term, it may also decrease maintenance appointments and can cost you less in replacing parts and emergency repairs.

Keeping Your Office Disruption Down to a Minimum

One of the big questions customers ask when considering an upgrade to their air conditioning is how much disruption it’s going to cause. Our air conditioning installers are experienced at working with a variety of different office environments, from small to large open spaces, to ensure that disruption is kept down to a minimum.

We work with you to find ways to ensure you can continue to carry on your business while we get on with the air conditioning installation project you’ve tasked us with.

How Long Will It Take to Install New Air Conditioning?

The length of time, of course, will largely depend on the scope of the project. A large office complex requires greater planning and work than a smaller, individual office. We always appraise the installation requirements and should be able to give you a good idea of how long it’s going to take.

If you’re looking for office air conditioning installation in Bristol and surrounding areas, TEK can help. You can request a quote by calling TEK today on 01179 523355 or use our contact form for a quick response.