Rooftop Units

Rooftop Unit Repair and Installation In Washington, D.C., and Maryland

Rooftop AC units are popular options for commercial businesses throughout the Washington, D.C. metro area. They offer numerous benefits and work well in buildings across many industries.

What's the Difference Between a Rooftop and a Side-Yard AC?

While both are air conditioners, these types of units are installed in different areas. With that said, some labeled as “rooftop” ACs will be on the top of your building, while others will be installed on a slab on the ground.

Roof AC units are most commonly used for commercial buildings, though they can work well for residential properties in some scenarios. A rooftop unit might provide only heating, only cooling or both. Roof ACs are built to withstand weather conditions such as rain, wind or overwhelming sunlight.

These units have several components to equip them for high output:

  • Evaporator
  • Compressor
  • Receiver
  • Condenser
  • Vibration eliminator

One of the main differences between rooftop and side-yard ACs is the component locations. While they might have the same parts, a roof unit keeps them all contained. Side-yard air conditioners will have components inside and outside.

Advantages of Rooftop HVAC Units

Rooftop AC units offer many advantages to businesses and other commercial properties. Some of the most popular benefits include:

  • Space-saving: If you run a business or commercial property, you know that space and square footage are invaluable. A rooftop AC unit allows you to conserve both.
  • Quiet: Rooftop AC units are out of the way, outside your building. This characteristic reduces the noise level inside your facility, which is ideal if you run a business that relies on ease of communication.
  • Simple to install and maintain: Installing roof air conditioning is easier and faster than placing traditional split systems. Since everything is in one convenient location, they are also easy to service.
  • Energy-efficient: Roof systems use the laws of nature to make it easier to provide air conditioning. Hot air rises naturally while cold air sinks, allowing the unit to use less energy while distributing air.
  • Resistant to theft and vandalism: A rooftop location can make it more difficult for individuals to steal or harm your system.

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What Businesses Can Use Rooftop ACs?

Numerous companies and commercial properties benefit from the installation of roof AC units. Consider one of these systems if you operate a:

  • Department store
  • Movie theater
  • Office building
  • Grocery store
  • Bank

Although these are common examples, many other businesses can invest in rooftop units. If you need to save space or want to protect your HVAC equipment from vandalism, a roof AC is likely your best option.

Choose Metro Services HVAC for Rooftop Air Conditioning Units

Professional technicians understand how to maintain rooftop AC units properly. Servicing these systems requires specialized resources to ensure personnel and equipment safety, including hats, gloves and safety belts for swinging panels. At Metro Services HVAC, we can perform yearly inspections, air filter changes, duct cleaning, and other maintenance or repair tasks for rooftop units.

Whether you need a roof AC unit installed, repaired or replaced, you can trust Metro Services HVAC to get the job done. The technicians on our team have years of experience and intensive training to handle all your needs. We also prioritize creating long-term, friendly relationships with our customers to ensure their satisfaction at every level.

We serve commercial properties across Maryland’s Frederick, Howard and Montgomery counties and the Washington, D.C., area.

Let Metro Services HVAC Install or Repair Your Rooftop Units

Metro Services HVAC offers installation, repair and maintenance work for rooftop heating and cooling units at commercial properties. To get started or request a quote, contact us online!

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