HVAC units require power, that is obvious. A great deal of care and equipment goes into acquiring and managing that power. Whether you own or rent your HVAC system, you will need specific types of power distribution and controlling equipment. Various cables, boxes, panels, transformers, and more help make certain that your unit is powered and running well.
There is a variety of equipment utilized for industrial and event-related HVAC power. With the correct equipment, power is maintained at the proper levels and distributed evenly. To avoid overheating and other potential issues with pre-owned or rental systems, it is sometimes necessary to acquire these additional pieces.
Spider Box: A spider box is a distribution center or temporary power. It’s a safe and efficient way to power many electrical systems, including HVAC systems. It requires a power cable and adapter to function with the unit.
Transformers: The transformer is an electrical part that may be located in various places, depending upon the unit type. Its purpose is to adjust the voltage sent by the main power supply so that the right amount of this voltage runs the air conditioning unit. It makes certain the unit will turn on, run, and shut off, all as needed for the safety of the unit.
Panels and Boxes: Electric panels are necessary to handle incoming power and distribute it through a home or facility’s circuits. A breaker box holds the circuit breakers that stop this power when too much is running through, thus protecting both the HVAC system and the facility to which it is connected.
Breakout Box: This is a tool to help evaluate the wiring and address any potential issue between devices and their electrical powering components. They have connectors that allow them to be utilized with multiple devices. They serve as monitors and help address many potential problems, such as manufacturing mistakes, poor connections, etc.
Cables: Various HVAC units require different power distribution cabling. There is, however, some standard cabling for industrial use. These cables are essential, of course, for powering any unit; they protect and control transferred power from its source to the equipment.
These pieces of equipment support your HVAC system by ensuring power is adequately acquired and dispersed. It is essential to select the proper equipment to sustain your power levels and avoid potentially dangerous surges, or losing power at the most inconvenient time.
These parts and more power your unit safely. If you are unsure of which parts you require for your facility or event, it is best to ask a professional. Portable Air offers all of these accessories and more for your portable HVAC power distribution needs. From transformers, to breakout boxes, to even standard power cables and beyond, we have the parts, as well as professionals for installation. Our thoroughly-trained technicians provide the best rental services and installation assistance. Contact us now to find out how we can provide to you with the best, most easily portable, HVAC solutions for you and your facility or event.