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Commercial Chillers in Winnetka, IL

Have you been considering the installation of a commercial chiller? Then Roberts Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. is the team to call! With the hot and humid weather we get here in Winnetka and throughout the North Shore, having a quality commercial air conditioner in place is vital for your business. Commercial water-cooled chillers are the answer for many office buildings and other commercial settings.

As business owners ourselves, we know you take your work seriously, and you need to keep your employees, tenants, or visitors happy and healthy. Our commercial HVAC technicians are NATE-certified, with the training and experience needed to provide any kind of commercial chiller services or installations you might need.

Reach out to us today for your commercial chiller services in Winnetka and the North Shore of Chicago!

Your Commercial Chiller Installation Options

There are two types of chillers on the market—air-cooled and water-cooled. They both have their benefits worth considering, and our team is here to help you make an educated decision on the matter.

  • Air-Cooled Commercial Chillers: These are similar to residential air conditioning systems. They put heat from inside your business or commercial property with a fan blowing the warm air over a series of refrigerant-filled coils. This cool air is recirculated through your business and the warm refrigerant travels to the air-chiller, where the heat is exhausted into the outdoor air.
  • Water-Cooled Commercial Chillers: These add another component to the cooling process that enable them to do so with greater efficiency and power. A water-cooled system does not exhaust the heat from your building into the air—instead it exhausts the heat into water. This exchange occurs in a chiller tube, where the refrigerant circulates inside a series of copper tubes. Water inside the tubes absorbs the heat from the refrigerant, and carries it to a cooling tower, where the heat can be evaporated into the atmosphere.

Which System Is Right for Your Commercial Space?

A residential cooling system usually has about a 3-5 ton cooling capacity. If you are a business operating out of a residential space or relatively small building, this is okay. However, larger commercial buildings require more than 50 tons of cooling capacity. In this case, using air-cooled chillers would not be an efficient option.

Water-cooled chillers, on the other hand, have a separate cooling tower that provides the additional cooling needed for larger commercial settings.

The best thing you can do to determine what’s right for your specific building is to give our Winnetka team of experts a call. Don’t assume that a commercial chiller won’t work for your business or commercial space—we specialize in design build projects as well as retrofit installations.

Comprehensive Commercial Chiller Services

If your business isn’t getting enough cooling from your current commercial chiller, or if the system is making odd noises, it’s time to give our Winnetka commercial HVAC technicians a call for professional repairs.

And don’t forget—the best way to fend off the costliest and worse of repair needs is with routine maintenance. We customize maintenance plans for commercial spaces and businesses as we know there is no "one-size-fits-all" approach. Contact us today to learn more about our repair and maintenance services for commercial chillers.