Replacement packaged terminal air conditioner (also known as PTAC units) are an important concern for many maintenance managers, property managers and HVAC professionals. Replacement PTAC’s are also known as incremental units and are widely used in applications such as hotels, motels, hospitals, apartment buildings, condos, schools and offices. Replacement PTAC units provide reliable and efficient heating and air conditioning solutions for both commercial and residential use for any of the various climates present from Vancouver to Missouri.
As the original replacement PTAC or incremental unit becomes older, it will run less efficiently and may also become problematic to maintain. When this occurs, the best course of action is often to replace the existing unit with a new direct replacement. Many original manufacturers no longer offer replacement models or even parts for the original equipment. Some original manufacturers may not still be in business. This leaves maintenance managers, property managers and even apartment owners trying to find suitable replacement PTAC equipment for their properties. There is help for finding replacement PTAC units, but it can be difficult knowing where to look, especially if the unit is not one of the standard PTAC sizes.
More information about things to consider when looking for a suitable replacement PTAC unit and some of the benefits that can be realized by installing a new direct PTAC replacement can be found on this page.
The Importance of a Direct Fit
Finding a replacement PTAC that
offers a direct fit for the original PTAC model that it is replacing is very
important. Replacement PTAC units that fit into the existing wall sleeve will
help to eliminate potential renovations and the costs associated with them.
This can also help to minimize any dangers associated with replacing the units
such as modifications to the exterior wall (especially in high rise buildings
such as offices and hotels).
Direct replacement units offer
an easier installation process that can often be accomplished by sliding the
new unit into the existing wall sleeve and cabinetry. This ease of installation
will greatly reduce the installation time and overall project costs.
The top manufacturers have
acknowledged the growing need in the industry for reliable and energy efficient
replacement PTAC units to replace original equipment. These manufacturers have
designed and manufactured a number of PTAC units that include the latest
technologies but offer a direct fit for older models that are discontinued.
There are affordable, high quality and environmentally friendly replacement
PTACs available.. Newer model replacement PTAC units offer significantly
increased energy efficiency, which translates into considerable energy savings.
Owners can also expect reduced noise levels during operation.
Finding Suitable Replacement PTAC Units
When it comes to replacing an
existing PTAC unit such as an old Singer EA, AAF Series 16, Remington RS and
McQuay EK Series, quality is vital to ensuring long lasting performance,
efficiency and comfort. It is important to find a supplier that is trusted and
reliable with a solid reputation of providing exceptional customer service, top quality PTAC products
innovative heating /cooling solutions for every need.
Whether you are looking for replacement PTAC units, or if
you have the freedom that new construction provides, choose a supplier with the
experience and unique mix of HVAC products to serve your specific needs today.