When Do You Replace Refrigeration Condensing Units?

Commercial refrigeration units are used for different applications from medium to large. They require a sturdy and functional condensing unit. This unit contains components like fan motor, controls, compressor, condenser etc. It uses as a heat exchanger to cool down and condensate incoming refrigerant vapor into liquid. The refrigeration system has top quality fan that helps in blowing surrounding air through the heat exchanger to cool the refrigerant present inside.

Have you decided to replace condensing units instead of fixing them? Fixing problematic issues can be a bit hassle. There are so many signs your condensing units need replacement. Some of the best signs are discussed below:

Different factors can result in external condensing unit to stop working. The common reasons include improperly working compressor and coil. Compressor failure is one of the most common reasons behind the replacement.

Compressor is the heart or engine of your commercial refrigeration unit. The overall cost of compressor replacement and installation will outweigh the cost of a new condensing unit. The cost remains constant in most residential systems.

You should focus on preventive maintenance regularly, if you really want to avoid failing condenser. It’s highly suggested to take proper care and maintain the condensing unit to ensure the durability and cost savings. This way, you won’t need to replace the system often.

Usually you will see failures because of untimely maintenance and dirty condenser coils. They are major reasons behind the failures. However, replacing a compressor is expensive especially if your condensing unit is an R-22 system.

What are the factors behind condensing unit failure?

  • When making a decision on a condenser which is holding on barely, you should consider the operational time and working condition.
  • You should pay more attention to the time, electric issues and use which significantly impact on your unit’s working capacity. If one of these parts doesn’t come under the guarantee period, it’s better to contemplate the entire unit replacement.
  • If you’re using condensing units having compressor failures, you should fix them better. It’s suggested to replace the unit as soon as possible.

Why do you replace condensing unit?

Please keep in mind that repair cost is more than the price of a new unit. You should think about thoroughly and do research on replacement options.

It’s better to change the system to adapt the latest technology and advancement, if you’ve the more aged or ten years old equipment. By replacing the unit, you will get energy savings, possible refunds and assurance of another system.

Most commercial facilities owning refrigeration units put off the decision to replace the equipment instead of fixing them. They decide to consider more consistent and highly efficient equipment with state-of-the-art features for better use.

Bottom Line –

Do you want to learn more about commercial refrigeration systems and condensing units? Feel free to contact Africhill as soon as possible. We’ll help you through the installation and repair needs. For more information, please visit our website today athttps://www.aboard.co.za/condensing/.