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The air quality inside your commercial building is an essential element that business owners, landlords, educators, and healthcare professionals cannot afford to overlook. If the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems in your commercial business are delivering contaminated air to your employees — and experts estimate that half of commercial HVAC systems are contaminated — the health, productivity, and comfort of building occupants are at risk.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reports that Americans are indoors 90 percent of the time. Much of that time is in the workplace. Aqua Plumbing & Air takes indoor air quality seriously and provides the expertise you need to maintain a healthy, safe workplace. Our certified technicians install, repair, and service a variety of HVAC and air quality systems.

AAON Systems

Founded in 1988, AAON is a premier provider of heating and cooling equipment guaranteed to create healthy and comfortable indoor environments. Over the past decade, AAON has received numerous awards acknowledging its excellence in product design. Other awards include being named Manufacturer of the Year and listed multiple times on Forbes’ “Best Small Companies” list.

Benefits of AAON Systems

From energy recovery to dehumidification and temperature control, AAON equipment is known for its outstanding flexibility, serviceability, and performance. Products include chillers, heat pumps, and packaged rooftop units, and all of them feature exceptional benefits:

  • Most efficient light commercial rooftop unit with a SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) of 19.15
  • Design flexibility allows for expansion and modification
  • Variable-speed fans and compressors match demand with output
  • Durable cabinet construction resists damage, dampens sound, and averts air leaks
  • Uses curved plenum fans vs. belt-driven fans, which enhances maintenance and efficiency
  • Provides optimal dehumidification
  • Industry-leading gas heater warranty
  • Multiple control configurations

Daikin VRV

Since 1924, Daikin has been a global leader in air conditioning and air quality systems. With its focus on innovation, growth, and environmentally friendly products, Daikin offers energy-efficient heating and air conditioning systems for commercial businesses of all sizes.

The Daikin VRV (variable refrigerant volume) air conditioning system is a trademarked technology that circulates the minimum amount of refrigerant when heating or cooling your commercial facility. VRV technology gives you individual control over different zones within your building.

Benefits of Daikin VRV

The Daikin VRV system, launched in 1982, connects one outdoor unit to multiple indoor units, similar to other multi-split systems. Each indoor unit determines its energy demands based on the temperature setting for each zone. The Daikin VRV system offers a number of benefits to business owners:

  • Connects up to 64 indoor units
  • Saves energy because it uses only the amount of power required
  • IEER (Integrated Energy Efficiency Ratio) of 28
  • Modular design provides flexibility and adaptability
  • Increased comfort through individual thermostats
  • Reduces unnecessary ductwork
  • Variety of indoor units enhances space usage
  • Exceptionally quiet during operation
  • Simultaneous heating and cooling
  • Environmentally friendly with single- or three-phase power
  • Flexibility in locating the condenser outside or inside
  • Ideal for situations where no ductwork exists or space does not allow for ductwork
  • Mitsubishi City Multi® VRF System

    A trusted name in the HVAC field since 1921, Mitsubishi Electric offers multiple options to meet the unique needs of large- and small-sized commercial enterprises. Mitbushi’s line of VRF (variable refrigerant flow) and ductless systems emphasizes efficiency, reliability, adaptability, and control.

    Benefits of Mitsubishi City Multi® VRF System

    The Mitsubishi City Multi® VRF System, paired with state-of-the-art controls, provides an excellent environment for any workplace. It has multiple benefits:

    • Targeted control in individual zones
    • Simultaneous heating and cooling through its two-pipe heat recovery system
    • 30 percent smaller footprint compared to earlier models
    • Superior performance with its hyper-Heating INVERTER® (H2i®) technology
    • Reduced noise levels
    • Efficient, environmentally friendly refrigerant

    Commercial Chillers and Cooling Towers

    Many mid- and large-size industrial and commercial buildings generate a lot of heat from manufacturing machinery, computers, electrical equipment, lighting, or people. Chillers are an effective way to regulate air temperature and dehumidify these types of commercial buildings. The two most frequently installed types of chillers are water-cooled and air-cooled.

    Water-cooled Chillers

    Water-cooled chillers are typically found in larger industrial and commercial settings and are commonly located in a mechanical equipment room. These systems generate and pipe chilled water to air handler units in different rooms, floors, or individual tenant spaces throughout the building.

    As the water circulates, it absorbs heat generated by the AC condenser. The heated water is sent to a cooling tower, where it is cooled and returned to the condenser coil to start the cycle again. Benefits of water-cooled chillers include:

  • Greater efficiency
  • Better control
  • Longer lifespan
  • Air-cooled Chillers

    Air-cooled chillers are better suited for smaller commercial buildings. They are often referred to as packaged units because all of the components are packaged together in one cabinet. Air-cooled chillers are usually located outside of the building. Benefits of air-cooled chillers include:

    • Easier to install
    • Less costly compared to water-cooled chillers
    • Practical when space constraints exist

    HVAC Maintenance

    Your HVAC system is the heart of your commercial efficiency and comfort, and its performance significantly affects your operating costs. Regular maintenance keeps your equipment functioning smoothly, enabling it to withstand the peak demands of Southwest Florida weather and avoid the downtime that adversely affects your business. More important, maintenance reduces the risk that poor indoor air quality will cause your employees and customers to become sick.

    The air quality level in your commercial building can change quickly if your HVAC system malfunctions. Inadequate ventilation fails to remove chemical and biological pollutants floating in your air as gasses or microscopic particles. High levels of humidity promote biologic and bacteria growth and trigger allergy and asthma attacks. Inconsistent temperatures lead to an uncomfortable environment and produce unhappy employees and customers.

    Whether you cool your commercial facility with central air, a ductless system, or a chiller, Aqua’s maintenance plans will keep your HVAC system working the way it should. Discovering and repairing problems while they are small ensures that your building has a steady stream of fresh, clean air.

    Experienced Commercial HVAC Professionals

    Choosing the right cooling system for your commercial or industrial building involves a variety of factors, including capacity, total life cycle cost, and energy efficiency. When your system distributes the right amount of air for your building’s heating and cooling demands, it ensures good air quality, improves energy consumption, and saves you money. Our certified technicians have the expertise to design, install, repair, and maintain a system that solves your commercial needs.

    Since 1974, commercial and industrial customers have relied on Aqua Plumbing & Air for energy-efficient products and outstanding commercial HVAC services. Our experience includes healthcare, schools, condominiums, and manufacturing. To learn more, call us today.

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