A business owner in Vero Beach, Florida had just bought a building to produce his radio and TV shows. He thought the purchase of the building and the renovation to follow would be the end of his cost. This turned out to be only the beginning of his ordeal. As it turns out, this was an older building and the AC units were about to fail. He made calls to several HVAC companies but each company gave him the same awful news. Although the price of each self-contained unit was affordable, he was looking at several thousands of dollars in additional fees. The extra cost involved tearing down walls and rebuilding them afterwards in order to bring in the new AC units.
The owner seemed shocked to find that this was a usual practice in the industry. In fact, several decades ago self-contained water-cooled unitary devices were installed in mechanical rooms while the building was under construction. Most of these units are enclosed behind walls and replacing them is a major challenge. Surprisingly, although the outdated units could be disassembled and removed, bringing in new units was a nearly impossible. Thankfully, the owner found United CoolAir. We offered him a water-cooled self-contained unit that breaks down into small sections. This enabled them to move units into the space without making modifications to the building. The reassembly went smooth and easy and left this owner without the headaches typical to these types of installations.
Replacing Unitary Systems
Thousands of similar installations exist across the country. United CoolAir has been replacing these units for years with our modular EZ-Fit product. Now, we offer the Renovator, another modular, water cooled, self-contained unit. The Renovator is designed specifically to replace Trane® SWUD units, the most common self-contained system in existing buildings. Our unit matches the exact footprint and features list of the Trane® SWUD using smaller modules than a Trane® equivalent. Additionally, the Renovator features a modular design that allows swift installations of a fully charged and tested unit, all without making costly alterations to the building. Call United CoolAir today or click on the General Inquiry form in the Contact tab above, to see how United CoolAir can save you money on your next replacement project.