Fort Collins Heating & Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Commercial Refrigeration’

Signs That You Need Ice Machine Repair

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

ice-machineIf you own and/or operate a dining establishment or a bar, regardless of whether or not it is a casual lunch spot or an upscale dining destination, your clientele with definitely have some expectations coming in. Among them is the chance to enjoy an icy cold beverage from the bar or soda fountain. If you cannot provide the customer with ice for his or her beverage–let alone your staff with ice for keeping food fresh leading up to preparation–then you are going to have serious issues to deal with.

That is why it is so important that your ice machine is kept in great working condition. Ice machines are relatively simple systems, charged with handling just one task: making ice! Just because they are simple in theory does not mean that they will operate perfectly, though. These systems work hard, and that wear and tear can take a toll. We have some tips to help you recognize the need for ice machine repair in Loveland, CO.

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Commercial Refrigeration: What’s Wrong with My Ice Machine?

Monday, May 15th, 2017

ice-machineCommercial property owners in our area know that they can turn to our team for great commercial refrigeration services in Timnath, CO. We are now proud to announce that we are also an authorized Manitowoc Dealer. We install and service ice machines and soda machines from this manufacturer, and we are proud to do so. They make some of the finest products on the market, and their dedication to excellence matches our own. It is important to remember, however, that even the best commercial refrigeration equipment on the market can run into trouble from time to time.

If and when you do run into issues with your commercial ice machine, keep the following information in mind. In some cases, you may be able to troubleshoot the issue on your own. In other instances, professional commercial refrigeration services will be necessary. If this is the case, you can always count on our technicians for a job well done.

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Signs of Trouble with Commercial Coolers

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

If you own a small grocery or an eatery, then you likely have a fair amount of commercial refrigeration equipment in your property. Regardless of the size and scale of your operation, it is vital that your commercial refrigeration equipment, including your commercial coolers, are in great working condition. That is why you should learn some of the signs that there is a problem with your commercial coolers. That way, you can have any problems resolved before your system suffers serious damages.

Following are a few common signs of trouble with commercial coolers. Be sure to contact our technicians if you notice any such problems in your property.

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3 Common Problems with Commercial Refrigeration Systems

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Whatever type of business you may be in, you need to know that any necessary commercial refrigeration equipment is in fine working condition at all times. This can be trickier than you may realize, though, as commercial refrigeration equipment is put to extremely heavy use, at all times of the day and night. All of this use will, naturally, result in some general wear and tear.

To ensure that serious problems do not develop with your system, routine maintenance is an absolute necessity. Of course, even well-maintained systems will run into operational problems from time to time. When you notice problems develop with your system, contact the Fort Collins, CO commercial refrigeration experts on our staff immediately. Let Fort Collins Heating & Air Conditioning know if you discover any of these common problems with your commercial refrigeration equipment.

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3 Things to Look for with Commercial Refrigeration Systems

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

If you run a company that depends on storing refrigerated food and liquid, you cannot rely on typical residential systems. You need powerful and roomy refrigerators that can run constantly and maintain steady temperatures without regular repair needs. Commercial refrigeration is a specialized skill, and when you need new installation for your business, you should turn to experts for assistance.

For your commercial refrigeration needs in Fort Collins, CO, trust to a company with eight decades of service to Northern Colorado. Fort Collins Heating & Air Conditioning has been in business since 1934, and we take pride in the quality we offer our commercial customers.

Here are 3 thing to specifically look for in a commercial refrigerator

  1. Excellent energy efficiency: Energy-efficiency for residential refrigerators is usually not a major factor, but it definitely is when it comes to commercial systems, which are large enough to run up immense costs to operate if they are inefficient. You should look for the ENERGY STAR label on any commercial air conditioner you are thinking of installing; this means it has received approval from the U.S. Department of Energy for superior energy-efficient performance.
  2. Correct sizing: Make sure you know how much you need to store, and find a refrigerator with the inside dimensions to match. Going strictly by the outside dimensions can be misleading. Also remember that the larger the refrigerator, the more it will cost to run, so look for the perfect balance of size, budget, and function.
  3. Compressor location: Commercial refrigerators will come with either top-mount or bottom-mount compressors that circulate the refrigerant. What’s the difference between the two? Top-mounted compressors cost more initially but last longer, and they have an easier time removing heat from inside the unit because heat rises. Bottom-mount compressors cost less to install and often have more storage, but have shorter service lives. Because they exhaust heat at the bottom of the unit, bottom-mount compressors will result in raising the temperature of the rooms they are in.

If you have a quality commercial refrigeration service working with you, you will not have to worry about making the choice entirely on your own. A technician will help you with sizing, energy-efficiency, and compressor location so that you end up with the ideal refrigerator for your business.

Fort Collins Heating & Air Conditioning has commercial refrigeration specialists who are ready to assist you with finding the ideal new refrigerator for your company. Call us today to set up an appointment or initial consultation.

Whether you run a restaurant, cafeteria, or banquet hall, our services for commercial refrigeration in Fort Collins, CO will provide you with exactly what you need.

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