Commercial Air Conditioning in Sydney

A functional, efficient cooling system is absolutely essential to maintain business continuity and avoid losing sales and customers. If the heat is starting to rise inside and out, the only thing going down will be team productivity and revenue figures.

Commercial air conditioning in Sydney requires system design with top-notch units and fabrication. The best installs are those that factor in the nuances of a space and how to simplify maintenance and access over time. Even for hotels or apartment complexes with similar floor plans, the design, equipment, and controls implemented are often unique.

No commercial job is too big or too small for HunterCON Electrical & Air. With over eight years providing services in the Sydney metro area, we’ve experienced just about every type of commercial air conditioning request there is. And with a solid foundation in both HVAC and electrical work, we back all of our work with a five-year warranty that will further safeguard the comfort of your staff and guests.

As time goes on, there’s no need to worry about the health or status of your system. We provide complete commercial air conditioning repair and maintenance services to ensure your comfort and safety year round.

What are some common issues with commercial air conditioning?

Given their much bigger size than their residential counterparts, commercial air conditioning systems have more complexity and more moving parts. Proper routine maintenance is important to keep things running as expected and to avoid larger or most costly repairs. One of the top issues is actually a lack of this maintenance due to inadequate resources or understanding.

Hand in hand with maintenance comes cleanliness. If the filters and units are not kept clean, they will stop running efficiently. They can also cause health hazards over time as dust, mold, fungus, and bacteria build up and get blown through the system. Clogged filters and drains can cause the system to strain to produce cool air, burning out parts and driving up electrical costs over time.

What are the best types of commercial air conditioners?

Recommendations for this come down to the size of the space. It is important that your commercial air conditioner is sized properly for the area it is trying to cool, otherwise the system can become damaged over time (not to mention that it simply won’t cool the space properly).

  • VRV/VRF: Best for larger commercial spaces since they can handle a lot of area without overtaxing the system
  • Multi-Split: Offers versatility for cooling separated areas but are better for medium-sized spaces since they require extra ducting.
  • Single-Split: Perfect for smaller commercial areas like storefronts or offices since they take up less space and tend to cost less.

Who can install commercial air conditioning in Sydney?

You should go with a licensed and insured professional for any air conditioning job, no matter the size. When it comes to commercial projects, the Australia Refrigeration Council requires a full Refrigeration and Air Conditioning license. Electricians and plumbers may also be needed to help integrate the system with other utilities, such as master control panel integration with facility breakers.

As you evaluate services, you should also ask the following questions beyond licensure:

  • Are your teams fully insured to work on commercial projects?
  • Can you share references for similar work in the area?
  • Do you work directly with the municipality regarding permits?
  • What warranties do you offer on parts and labour?
  • Do you offer contracts for ongoing system maintenance?
  • Do you provide emergency services, and if so, at what cost?

What to watch out for when purchasing a commercial air conditioning system

For the most part, commercial air conditioning is straightforward, and a professional installer should be able to advise you on the best system for your space. That said, there are a few considerations that you should watch or (or ask about) when you are buying a system.

  • Size: The system should be right-sized for your space. Too big and you’ll waste energy. Too small and the unit will struggle to cool things properly.
  • Zone: Energy labels can indicate the best option for your climate zone. Sydney is in the Average zone according to the Zoned Energy Rating Label.
  • Air Quality: Depending on your line of work, filters and humidity controls can come in handy to keep employees and customers comfortable.
  • Efficiency: Look for units that meet the Australian Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) to save on electricity.

Choose HunterCON Electrical & Air for your commercial air conditioning

HunterCON can answer all of these questions and more to get your commercial air conditioning system up and running in Sydney. We’re licensed and insured, and we have over eight years of experience in the Sydney metro area and suburbs.

We work with every commercial client to design the most efficient and effective air conditioning system to meet their needs. Whether you’re in a office building, factory, or multi-storey hotel, HunterCON can get your system up and running backed by a five-year warranty on parts and labour

Call us on 02 8283 1105 today to discuss your commercial air conditioning project. Our team is ready to answer your questions.

Frequently Asked Questions About Commercial Air Conditioning in Sydney

Is maintenance required for commercial air conditioning?

In most cases, yes, but not for the first reasons that might come to mind. Required maintenance comes down to the laws set Essential Fire Safety Measures. Clogged ventilation or parts in disrepair can be a hazard to tenants and need to be prevented. This service is typically conducted on a quarterly basis unless there are special regulations for your industry. The upside is that regular maintenance will also help with system efficiency and reduced utility costs over time.

Are there other options aside from VRV/VRF for commercial air conditioning?

Smaller commercial spaces may be able to make use of either single split or multi-split ductless systems. These can give you better temperature control per room but include many more exposed vents and filters that require upkeep.

Does it matter if our commercial air conditioner is too big for our space?

Actually, yes. You might think that a bigger system is a good thing when it comes to cooling a space. But commercial air conditioners should be right sized for the space they support. An oversized system will create too much moisture and leave things feeling a bit more humid. Likewise, if your system is too small, it will struggle to cool the space, creating energy inefficiencies and leaving everything uncomfortably warm.

How can I save on energy while still keeping customers and employees comfortable?

Having a commercial air conditioning system that is sized properly for your space is a good start, as noted above. Routine maintenance is also important since it will keep the units running as efficiently as possible.

You might be tempted to run your system as little as possible in warmer weather. But if you start cooling the space before it heats up throughout the day, you’ll actually need to run the system less overall. It will simply struggle to catch up and cool things off if you wait to turn it on when the midday sun hits.

Why Choose HunterCON Electrical And Air

There are many reasons why more and more people want to hire HunterCON Electrical and Air’s services. It is not only because we have trained professionals who do their job to perfection, but also because of the rest of the staff who make it all possible and leave smiles on the faces of our valued clients. Indeed, HunterCON Electrical and Air offers you the following:

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We pride ourselves on our ability to provide reliable, hands-on service that you can count on, no matter the size of the job. Having a nimble team means that we can offer ongoing support to our clients, and see that you always know who you are talking to.

From consultation to installation to maintenance, attention to detail and customer satisfaction is at the core of the HunterCON ethos. We look forward to working with you!


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