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Your Trusted Experts in Commercial Refrigeration Maintenance in Los Angeles, Surrounding Areas & Coachella Valley

We are your trusted experts in commercial refrigeration maintenance, serving Los Angeles and its surrounding areas. With over two decades of specialized experience, our team excels in maintaining the various refrigeration systems that are essential for businesses that rely on optimal cooling solutions, such as restaurants, supermarkets, pharmaceuticals, and data centers. In an area known for its dynamic business environment, our expertise and maintenance techniques ensure your systems perform reliably and efficiently.

Maintaining your refrigeration systems is crucial for business operations, ensuring products remain fresh, or your equipment is safe. Our technicians are dedicated to providing top-tier maintenance that extends the lifespan of your equipment, enhances its performance, and efficiency.

What is Commercial Refrigeration Maintenance?

Commercial refrigeration maintenance involves routine inspections, cleaning, and necessary repairs of refrigeration systems used in commercial settings. These systems include walk-in coolers, freezers, ice machines, and specialty refrigeration units designed for specific applications and the rigorous demands of commercial use. Unlike simple residential units, commercial systems are built to be heavy duty as they operate for higher demand, they are often under more stressful conditions, and require professional oversight to maintain operational efficiency and safety standards.

Commercial Refrigeration Maintenance

Key Commercial Refrigeration maintenance tasks include:

  • Cleaning Services:

    Comprehensive cleaning of coils ensure optimal heat transfer and system efficiency.

  • System Inspections:

    Routinely scheduled checks to identify and address potential issues before they lead to system failure.

  • Performance Optimization:

    Adjustments made to settings to ensure every component functions at peak efficiency.

Ensuring the longevity and efficiency of your commercial refrigeration systems is essential to your business operations. Our maintenance services are designed to keep your systems running smoothly, minimizing the risk of failures and optimizing performance. Routine inspections, thorough cleaning, and detailed performance optimizations are all crucial steps that contribute to the overall health of your refrigeration equipment. Investing in routine maintenance not only enhances system reliability but also delivers significant energy savings and extends the lifespan of your equipment.

Don’t wait until a breakdown occurs to think about Refrigeration maintenance!

Proactive maintenance is key to avoiding disruptions and ensuring your refrigeration systems are always in top condition. Contact us today to schedule a comprehensive maintenance service that will keep your systems performing efficiently and effectively, saving you time and money in the long run. Let us help you maintain the backbone of your business’s operational efficiency.
Don't wait until a breakdown occurs

Expert Refrigeration Maintenance Solutions for Los Angeles and Surrounding Regions & Coachella Valley

In the bustling commercial landscape of Los Angeles, refrigeration maintenance isn’t just a routine task—it’s essential for business operations and comfort. Our maintenance solutions guarantee that your refrigeration systems aren’t just operational but are also optimized for peak performance, energy efficiency, and reliability. Regular maintenance helps prevent costly repairs and replacements, ultimately leading to a healthier bottom line and a more comfortable environment for your clients and employees.


We specialize in providing top-notch Commercial HVAC and Commercial Refrigeration services tailored specifically to meet the needs of businesses like yours. Whether you’re running a commercial space, a grocery store, or an industrial facility, we’ve got you covered with our comprehensive range of services. From installation to maintenance and repairs, our skilled technicians are here to ensure that your systems run smoothly and efficiently.


At our core, we understand the unique challenges and demands of commercial settings. That’s why we’re dedicated to delivering solutions that prioritize your comfort, efficiency, and safety. With our expertise in Commercial HVAC Services and Commercial Refrigeration Services, you can trust that your business is in good hands.


We pride ourselves on staying up-to-date with the latest industry advancements and technologies to provide you with reliable and efficient solutions. Our commitment to transparency and integrity means that you can trust us to deliver exceptional service every step of the way.
Experience the difference of working with a team that’s dedicated to helping your business thrive. 


The company was started with the vision of creating the best team of AC and Refrigeration technicians in the industry, and using our advanced education and experience to deliver the highest level of craftsmanship to all of our clients. We are committed to understanding the science and study of air, Pressures & temperatures and Electrical Theory so seriously that we have incorporated these words into our logo and into our mission.


We are the FIRST company you should call and the LAST company you’ll ever need. You can feel confident when you call American Cool Heat Air. We do it right.

Refrigeration Maintenance in Los Angeles, Surrounding Areas & Coachella Valley

Maintaining your commercial refrigeration systems is as critical as their initial installation for ensuring optimal performance in your business operations. Regular maintenance not only ensures the longevity and reliability of your equipment but also enhances its efficiency and reliability in controlling the temperature and preserving perishable goods or sensitive equipment and products. Here’s how we ensure that your refrigeration systems are well-maintained and continue to operate efficiently in the challenging environments of Los Angeles and surrounding areas.

Types of Commercial Refrigeration Systems and Their Maintenance Needs:

Walk-in Coolers and Walk-in Freezers:

These large units require frequent checks of door seals / door gaskets and door closers to prevent outside air from leaking into the walk-in, Condenser coil cleaning to ensure efficient heat transfer, and temperature setting adjustments to maintain energy efficiency and protect stored goods or equipment.
commercial Walk-in Freezers

Ice Machines:

Maintenance includes descaling and chemical wash to remove mineral build-up and eliminate any mold and bacterial growth if present, sanitization to prevent mold and bacterial growth, and replacing water filters to ensure clean and clear ice production, and cleaning air filters if present
Commercial Ice Machine

Stand-up Coolers and Stand-up Freezers:

These units need routine condenser coil cleaning to prevent dirt and debris accumulation that can impair efficiency, and defrosting cycles to prevent ice buildup on the inside coil.
Stand-up Coolers and Freezers

Reach-in Coolers and Reach-in Freezers:

These are commonly used in both kitchen and front-of-house settings and require regular gasket replacements to ensure proper sealing and condenser coil maintenance for efficient operation.
Reach-in Refrigerators

Deli, Meat, & Sushi Cases:

These specialized units need precise temperature and humidity management and regular cleaning of display glass and interior surfaces to ensure product freshness and appealing presentation.
Deli, Meat & Sushi Cases

Glycol Systems:

Often used in brewing and culinary applications for rapid cooling, these systems require checks of glycol levels, glycol leaks, pump operation, and condenser coil cleaning to maintain system efficiency.
Glycol Systems

Various Refrigeration Systems:

This includes a range of standard and hybrid systems that may have unique requirements depending on their design and the specific applications for which they are used.
Various Refrigeration Systems

Specialty Refrigeration Systems:

Tailored for unique applications such as medical , pharmaceuticals, data centers, scientific storage, and many more industries. These systems often involve stringent controls and calibration to maintain specific conditions.
Specialty Refrigeration Systems

Wine Coolers, Residential & Commercial:

These units must maintain precise humidity and temperature to preserve the quality and longevity of wine, requiring specialized settings and regular maintenance checks.
Wine Coolers Residential & Commercial
Maintaining these systems involves a combination of routine checks, professional cleaning, and timely repairs to ensure optimal performance and longevity. Each type of equipment has specific needs that, when properly addressed, can significantly reduce the likelihood of breakdowns and enhance overall efficiency.

Refrigeration Maintenance Process

Our detailed maintenance process is designed to extend the lifespan and enhance the efficiency of your refrigeration equipment:
  • Routine Inspections:

    Scheduled inspections help identify potential issues before they escalate into significant problems, ensuring continued operation.

  • Cleaning and Replacements:

    Thorough cleaning of condenser coils, and replacement of failing parts help maintain energy efficiency and keep your business operational.

  • Performance Evaluations:

    After maintenance, we continue to monitor the system performance to ensure the system is operating within the required ranges electrically and mechanically.

The Vital Role of Refrigeration Routine Maintenance

Routine maintenance of your refrigeration systems offers multiple benefits:
  • Efficiency:

    routine maintenance keeps your refrigeration systems running at peak efficiency, reducing excessive energy consumption which result in lowering your utility bills.

  • Longevity:

    By having routine maintenance done on your refrigeration systems, you are ensuring the systems are operating properly which extends the life of your equipment, and delays expensive replacements and repairs.

  • Safety and Compliance:

    Proper maintenance ensures that systems comply with health regulations and safety standards, which is crucial for businesses handling perishable goods and sensitive equipment.

Essential Refrigeration Maintenance: Keeping Your Equipment Running Efficiently

This client had their maintenance team work on their Cold Plunge unit, which cools the pool water down to 35°F. They couldn’t figure out the problem, so they kept pumping refrigerant into the unit. It was a simple fix; it needed a deep maintenance. The coil was very thick, so we cleaned it with a pressure washer and recovered a little refrigerant. We got them back up and running. I can’t stress it enough: all refrigeration equipment needs maintenance. It needs to be able to breathe, or you will force thousands to tens of thousands of dollars of equipment to overwork, and then parts start going south. Maintenance is easy and very cost-effective! Don’t wait until you need a repair!
Commercial Refrigeration Maintenance
Don't wait until a breakdown occurs


The Importance of Full Breakdown Ice Machine Maintenance

Before and after pictures of an ice machine: A client called us to perform maintenance on an ice machine. There are two types of ice machine maintenance: standard maintenance and full breakdown maintenance. Clients often confuse the cheaper standard ice machine maintenance for a full breakdown. They opt for the cheaper quote, which includes a chemical wash that essentially involves dumping some acid and running sanitizer after a cycle. The second option, a full breakdown, entails disassembling all parts that can be taken apart, scrubbing them, washing in acid, and sanitizing. Internal ice machine parts are also scrubbed, and various cycles with acid and sanitizer are run before and after the machine is put back together. A chemical standard wash takes about 1-1.5 hours, while a full breakdown takes about 6-8 hours, especially if it’s our first time because we clean even places that have never been cleaned before. We have many pictures of this process, which we will show you, rated G. Remember, these are the machines that run water and make ice that we eat! Don’t settle for cheap maintenance; prioritize quality craftsmanship and take pride in your clean ice!
Before After Ice Machine Before americancoolheatair's CleaningIce Machine After americancoolheatair's Cleaning
Before After Ice Machine Before americancoolheatair's CleaningIce Machine After americancoolheatair's Cleaning

Choosing the Right Refrigeration Contractor in Los Angeles, Surrounding Areas & Coachella Valley

When selecting an Refrigeration contractor for your commercial needs in Los Angeles, its surrounding areas & Coachella Valley, it’s crucial to consider both certifications and experience to ensure the highest standards of service and expertise.


Certifications and Experience


Our team holds certifications and licenses that affirm our commitment to excellence in Refrigeration services:

NCI 300



Duct system optimization specialist
cert# 18-306-03

Air balancing residential
cert# 18-311-02

System performance commercial
cert# 19-002-09

Certified economizer specialist
cert# 19-003-04

Carbon monoxide and combustion analyzation
cert# 19-106-07

Contractor State License Board


License: C20 & C38 #1031858

Why Choose Us for Your Refrigeration Maintenance?

Opting for American Cool Heat Air for your refrigeration maintenance means choosing a team distinguished by expertise and credentials in the industry. With extensive certifications and profound experience, we are equipped to handle any refrigeration maintenance task with precision and professionalism. Our track record speaks for itself, demonstrating successful maintenance interventions across various commercial settings, ensuring our clients receive the most reliable and effective refrigeration solutions.


By entrusting us with your refrigeration maintenance needs, you benefit from a team that possesses in-depth knowledge of the technical complexities of commercial refrigeration systems. We prioritize safety, efficiency, and longevity in our approach, focusing on comprehensive solutions rather than quick fixes. Count on us to optimize the functionality and operational efficiency of your refrigeration systems, ensuring a comfortable and energy-efficient business environment for the long term.


Reach out today to discuss how our certified expertise can quickly and effectively address your Refrigeration maintenance needs, minimizing downtime and maximizing system performance.


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O’Caine’s Public House
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William and his crew came to our rescue. They designed a plan to tackle our problem, and then took care of business! Fantastic job. We won’t hesitate to call them the next time a problem pops up.
Kimberly Guzman
Kimberly Guzman
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I run a restaurant, bakery and deli. We have 3 large walk in refrigerators, 2 freezers and about 10 other refrigerated units. It’s a big operation and I have used several companies over the years. I came across American Cool Heat & commercial refrigeration about 4 years ago. They are the most thorough and honest company I have worked with in 19 years of operation. I love that they warranty their work and explain everything to me. The owner, William, had me go on the roof with him to check out our refrigeration rack and explain each part, I made videos for reference. Our equipment was out dated and needed to be serviced. He showed me several areas where poor work had been done by other companies. His techs are friendly, efficient and professionally trained, I never have to guess or ask questions, they always clearly explain everything to me and give me some options depending on the job. They are replacing a defrost timer and condensing fan in my walk in freezer today. Whenever I call for service, they come the same day- even emergencies on weekends. Can’t say enough good things about this company. Ask for William!
Nick Pascual
Nick Pascual
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great services they explain everything to me and give me some options depending on the job. They are replacing a defrost timer and condensing fan in my walk thank u
Jimmy McGill
Jimmy McGill
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We have a large business in Palm Springs. William and his team came highly recommended. From day one, they did the impossible. This includes rebuilding a 20-ton HVAC unit on our roof that was written off by other companies. Competitors wanted to remove it which included a crane, insurances, and of course the replacement cost. William, Frank, and the team assessed the unit, and gave us a 90% success rate on a repair vs. a replacement. They succeeded. From then on, they’ve handled all or our equipment… on time, up front, and always professional.
Kelli Lam
Kelli Lam
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I can not rave enough about the promptness, cleanliness, and the trust that I have with this company. The employee explained everything from start to finish. I used them multiple times and the professionalism is consistent. I admire the work ethic and integrity. I refer this company to everybody I know!! You will not be disappointed!
beth karcher
beth karcher
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William and his team have gone above and beyond. They are on time, professional, and always in contact with me to keep me updated. They have done AC installs, repairs, and refrigeration work for us and get the job done in a timely manner. I use them on a regular basis and wouldn’t call anyone else.
Elizabeth Carr
Elizabeth Carr
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I have used American several times for work on refrigerators and our ice machine. I wouldn’t use anyone else. They are prompt, courteous, skilled and reasonable. I have been in business for over 30 years and to find a service business this good is wonderful.
Dee Dee Kalisvaart
Dee Dee Kalisvaart
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American CoolHeat Air & Commercial Refrigeration is a service we’ve used twice now. Their technicians were very courteous, respectful and were sensitive to the needs of my 91-year old mother, who is on a fixed income.They arrived promptly, worked for hours and hours on our AC in the heat. I appreciate their honesty and willingness to go the extra mile. What’s even nicer is they always say, “God bless you.” before they hang up the phone. That alone will assure that they will continue to get our business!
Bill Pomales
Bill Pomales
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William did a great job. Explained everything from start to finish so that I understood all that was happening along with all costs s there was no surprise. I will recommend William and American to anyone who needs them
vincente castaneda
vincente castaneda
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Great company they come in do a professional job and do great thorough work and have your system up and running the right way


No Commercial HVAC or Refrigeration job is too small or too far for us. While our primary branches are located in Palm Desert and Rancho Cucamonga, California, we’re dedicated to reaching customers wherever they are in need.

Proudly serving cities across California, including Indio, La Quinta, Indian Wells, Bermuda Dunes, Thousand Palms, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Palm Springs, and extending to Los Angeles and beyond. Your satisfaction is our priority, no matter the distance or scale of the project.

Common Questions about Commercial Refrigeration maintenance


This typically varies from location to location and equipment set up. We recommend at least twice a year, but if you notice efficiency dropping or the system not keeping temperature or humidity, that is a sign you may need to maintenance your refrigeration system more frequently.
If you notice efficiency dropping, the system not keeping temperature or humidity
Yes, by having routine maintenance done on your equipment, you can extend the service life of your refrigeration equipment by not placing unnecessary stress on the system components, and by catching potential issues early.
Our maintenance checks include a thorough cleaning of the condenser coil, checking refrigerant pressures and temperatures, and a visual inspection of the system and its components.
Having routine maintenance improves energy efficiency by ensuring the refrigeration system is running properly, and that the coils are clean to allow for best heat transfer possible.
Yes, while most systems fundamentally operate in a similar way, there may be differences in the maintenance procedures depending on type of system and system configuration.
The most common type of refrigeration service call is the refrigeration system not working due to dirty coils. By not having routine maintenance done on this unit the refrigeration unit would not keep the temperature at the food safe range which resulted in loss of product, and a refrigeration unit that was out of service.
This varies by location to location, it can be as little as 1 hour, or several hours depending on the complexity of the refrigeration units and the quantity of the units being maintenanced, and building layout.

Yes, however it s important to note that on older refrigeration models service ports or valves may be stuck or inoperable due to things like rust, dirt, worn down by previous companies, if we have this issue we will bring it to your attention.




77564 Country Club Dr. #142,
Palm Desert, CA, 92211



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Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730