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Why a Commercial HVAC System is so Important

Why a Commercial HVAC System is so Important

If you own a business or manage some office space, then you need to understand not only the importance of your commercial HVAC system but how to protect it.

In plenty of ways, a commercial HVAC system is much more important than your HVAC system back home. Many of us spend long workdays in an office, school, or retail store, all of which require an air conditioning unit that functions at its upmost best to fend off the heat of the long, brutal summers. If you own a business or manage some office space, then you need to understand not only the importance of your commercial HVAC system but how to protect it when needed. Here are a few reasons why your commercial HVAC system is so important for the day-to-day functions of your building.

What’s so Different about a Commercial HVAC system

The main differences between a commercial HVAC system and any residential systems are more than just the need to cool and heat a larger area. Many office buildings have multiple stories. Heat rises, which means that cold air to the higher stories needs to account for the same rise in heat. Many businesses have specific cooling needs that your commercial HVAC system needs to account for. Products might need to be stored at a particular temperature. For example, computer systems have to be kept cool, or else the risk of overheating is run. All of that can change in a second if an old business leaves and a brand new one comes in, which is why most commercial heating and cooling systems rely on modular units that can be added and subtracted.

What to Look for in a Commercial Unit System

There are a few things to look out for in your commercial HVAC system. These include:

Excellent Security

One thing your HVAC unit needs is an adequate form of protection. This is so it is running at full speed without any interruption from outside forces. This includes weather conditions or potential thieves. One way to protect your system is with customized louvers. Louvers are security structures that can cover your HVAC unit to ensure that nothing messes with them. Hercules Custom Louvers can help with any louver questions you may have.

Duct Cleaning

Most commercial HVAC units rely on several ducts to move the air, and when those ducts turn into trouble, it can affect the entire system. Look for a company that specifically advertises duct cleaning or similar services to keep your commercial HVAC unit in good condition.

24-Hour Services

A malfunctioning HVAC unit can damage essential products and scare away customers, and even force your employees to work in adverse conditions or leave work early. An excellent service that can work after hours to ensure your system is good to go whenever you need is a must.


When you are ready for quality louvers, the professionals at Hercules Custom Louvers are ready to help. For more information and to learn how we can meet your custom louver needs, contact Hercules Custom Louvers online or giving us a call at 1-800-331-2590. We will ensure your investment serves your property for years to come! For updates and to see projects we’re working on, visit us on FacebookTwitterTwitterYouTube, and Pinterest.

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Hercules Louvers
36 West Pennsylvania Avenue Walkersville, MD 21793
Phone: 1.800.331.2590