Refrigeration Equipment and Systems in Los Angeles, Surrounding Areas & Coachella Valley

Refrigeration Equipment and Systems for Commercial Use

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Introduction to Refrigeration Equipment and Systems

Refrigeration systems are essential for various industries, including food service, medical, and retail to provide crucial climate control to preserve perishable goods and ensure safety standards. These systems range from small units for smaller residential settings to massive commercial installations designed for specific industry needs. Understanding how these systems work and the many different options that are available can significantly impact business operations by improving efficiency and reliability.

Key Components of Refrigeration Equipment and Systems

Refrigeration systems are essential for several industries, ensuring products are stored at optimal temperatures to maintain freshness, safety, and quality. Here’s an overview of the critical components that make up these vital systems:

  • Compressors

    The compressor is the heart of any refrigeration system, responsible for circulating refrigerant through the system. It compresses the refrigerant, raising its pressure and temperature, and moves it into the coils on the outside of the refrigerator.

  • Condensers

    The condenser coils release the heat absorbed by the refrigerant from the inside of the unit, walk-in, or other types of refrigerated spaces. As the refrigerant passes through the condenser, it cools down and turns back into a liquid.

  • Evaporators

    Inside the refrigerated space, evaporator coils absorb heat from the unit or walk-in, cooling the air inside. The refrigerant evaporates to a gas again as it absorbs heat, lowering the temperature of the storage space.

  • Expansion Valves / Metering Device

    This component regulates the flow of refrigerant into the evaporator. It reduces the pressure of the refrigerant, allowing it to expand and cool before entering the evaporator.

  • Thermostats / Temperature Controls/ Cold Controls

    Thermostats or Temperature controls are used to monitor and control the temperature within the refrigeration unit, ensuring it stays within a specific range.

  • Fans

    Fans help circulate air within the refrigerated space and across the evaporator and condenser coils, aiding in the efficient transfer of heat.

Each of these components plays a crucial role in the functionality of refrigeration equipment, ensuring efficient operation and longevity of the service they provide. Whether it’s maintaining the freshness of food in a walk-in cooler, preserving sensitive medical materials and medical equipment in a laboratory, or chilling beverages in a commercial display case, these systems rely on the seamless integration of each component to perform effectively.

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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.

Types of Commercial Refrigeration Equipment and Systems

Commercial refrigeration systems are vital to numerous industries, ensuring that perishables remain at safe temperatures and are stored efficiently. Below, we explore various types of refrigeration equipment that cater to specific needs across different sectors.

Walk-in Coolers

Walk-in coolers are large refrigeration units that businesses can enter to store large quantities of perishable goods. They are essential in restaurants, grocery stores, and warehouses where bulk storage at consistent temperatures is crucial.

Commercial Walk-in Coolers

Walk-in Freezers

Similar to walk-in coolers but designed for colder temperatures, walk-in freezers are used to store products that need to be kept frozen, such as meats, seafood, and prepared foods. They are crucial for long-term storage and preserving the quality of perishable items

commercial Walk-in Freezers

Ice Machines

Ice machines are indispensable in hospitality environments such as restaurants, bars, and hospitals. They continuously produce ice cubes, flakes, or nuggets and are essential for beverage service and food preservation.

Commercial Ice Machine

Stand-up Coolers and Freezers

Stand-up coolers and freezers are upright storage units commonly found in both front and back-of-house settings in the food service industry. They provide convenient access to frequently used products while maintaining appropriate temperatures to ensure food safety.

Stand-up Coolers and Freezers

Reach-in Refrigerators

Reach-in refrigerators are one of the most common refrigeration systems used in commercial settings, offering easy access to stored items through front-facing doors. They’re ideal for kitchens where efficiency and convenience are priorities.

Reach-in Refrigerators

Deli, Meat & Sushi Cases

These specialized display cases are designed to specific temperatures and humidity to keep deli products, fresh meats, and sushi at maximum freshness while providing clear visibility to customers. They enhance product presentation and maintain freshness.

Deli, Meat & Sushi Cases

Glycol Systems

Glycol refrigeration systems use a glycol solution as the primary cooling medium. They are typically used in brewing, dispensing beverages, and other beverage industries to maintain precise temperature control during fermentation and storage.

Glycol Systems

CO2 Refrigerant Systems

CO2 systems are specialized refrigeration systems that use carbon dioxide as a refrigerant, and are not destructive to the Ozone, they are also known for their low environmental impact and are becoming more popular due to their efficiency and compliance with stricter refrigerant regulations.

CO2 Refrigerant Systems

Various Refrigeration Systems

This category includes a variety of other systems designed for specific applications, such as floral display coolers, chocolate refrigerators, and more, each engineered to maintain the ideal conditions for their respective contents.

Various Refrigeration Systems

Specialty Refrigeration Systems

These systems are tailored for unique applications that require specific temperature and humidity conditions, including scientific and medical laboratories where precise environmental control is necessary.

Specialty Refrigeration Systems

Wine Coolers Residential & Commercial

Wine coolers are specialized refrigeration units designed to store wine at optimal temperatures and specific humidity. They range from small residential models to larger commercial versions suitable for restaurants or wine collectors, providing the perfect climate for wine aging and preservation.

Wine Coolers Residential & Commercial

Each type of refrigeration system is crucial in its own right, offering tailored solutions to keep perishables fresh and safe while meeting the specific demands of various industries.

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Benefits of Upgrading or Installing Refrigeration Equipment and Systems

Upgrading or installing new commercial refrigeration equipment offers several advantages that can significantly impact the efficiency, safety, and profitability of your business. Here’s how these improvements can benefit various commercial operations:

  • Enhanced Food Safety

    Modern refrigeration systems are designed to maintain precise temperatures, reducing the risk of foodborne illnesses by keeping perishables within safe temperature thresholds. Advanced features like digital temperature controls and automated alerts ensure consistent conditions, safeguarding food quality and compliance with health regulations.

  • Increased Energy Efficiency

    Newer models of refrigeration equipment are generally more energy-efficient than older units. They utilize advanced technologies such as ECM motors, LED lighting, and better insulation materials that minimize energy consumption. This not only helps reduce operational costs but also aligns with sustainability goals by decreasing the carbon footprint of your business.

  • Improved Product Quality

    Consistent and optimal refrigeration conditions help maintain the freshness and extend the shelf life of perishable goods. This is crucial for businesses that rely on the quality of their products, such as florists, bakeries, and grocery stores, ensuring that products remain appealing to consumers.

  • Cost Savings

    While the initial investment in newer refrigeration technology may be higher, the long-term savings are substantial. Reduced energy consumption lowers utility bills, and maintaining optimal temperatures extends the lifespan of perishable goods, reducing waste and the frequency of stock replenishment alongside with eliminating unknown break downs.

  • Customization

    Modern refrigeration systems offer customization options that can be tailored to specific needs, such as air curtains, adjustable shelving, modular designs, and more advanced controls. This customization allows businesses to have more control over their refrigeration systems performance and efficiency.

  • Regulatory Compliance

    Up-to-date refrigeration systems ensure compliance with the latest environmental regulations, which can include restrictions on refrigerants and energy consumption standards. This is particularly important as legislation evolves to promote more sustainable practices across industries.

  • Boosted Resale Value

    Investing in high-quality refrigeration systems can increase the overall value of your commercial property. Modern systems are an attractive feature for potential buyers or lessees who are looking to minimize additional investments and operational disruptions.

By upgrading or installing new refrigeration equipment, businesses can enjoy a host of benefits that contribute to a more efficient, cost-effective, and compliant operation. This strategic investment not only enhances day-to-day operations but also positions businesses for long-term success and sustainability.

Brazilian Steak House Saved $5,640.00 yearly

A Brazilian Steak House Saved $5,640.00 yearly by having us come out for a quote, we did a energy analysis, we replace there equipment that’s over $56,400 over 10 year period in energy savings on the conservative side, going to run down the numbers.


Old Equipment total watts was 184,320 watts that’s roughly 184 kilowatts


Our new equipment total watts is 50,448 watts that’s roughly 50 kilowatts


For their area and their kilowatt rate they pay a monthly bill of $651 on old equipment.


For the new equipment with new seals etc. they are now paying $180 monthly on energy.


Old unit bill yearly $7,800 minus new units yearly bill $2,160= $5,640


That’s a $56,400.00  savings over a 10 year period, not including all the repairs cost added in the old equipment cost to keep it running, in the short and long run, it’s cheaper to replace old equipment, we take measurements to provide you with good solutions and equipment.


Why keep wasting money & struggling with old equipment? Keep money where it belongs… in your pocket!

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another happy Client, saving massive energy, more money in there pocket
another happy Client, saving massive energy, more money in there pocket

Our Commercial Refrigeration Services:

Ensuring the optimal performance of refrigeration systems is crucial for any business that relies on controlled temperature environments. At American Cool Heat Air & Commercial Refrigeration, we specialize in comprehensive refrigeration services tailored to meet the unique needs of our clients. Our services encompass installation, maintenance, and repair, each designed to ensure your refrigeration systems operate efficiently and reliably.

Commercial Refrigeration Installation

Our installation services begin with a detailed assessment of your specific needs to determine the best refrigeration solution for your business. Whether you require walk-in coolers, specialized wine coolers, or robust ice machines, our expert technicians handle every aspect of the installation process. We ensure that all equipment is properly sized and configured to your premises and needs, optimizing performance and energy efficiency. Our team is trained to install a wide variety of systems, including R290 and glycol systems, ensuring high precision and adherence to industry standards.


Even with diligent maintenance, refrigeration systems can experience issues that require professional repairs. Our skilled technicians are equipped to diagnose and fix problems efficiently, minimizing downtime and disruption to your operations. We handle a wide range of repair needs, from simple part replacements to more complex system overhauls. Our repair services are quick, reliable, and effective, ensuring that your business experiences the least possible inconvenience.

At American Cool Heat Air, we are committed to delivering refrigeration solutions that not only meet but exceed your expectations. Whether you’re installing a new system, aiming to maintain an existing one, or in need of urgent repairs, our team is ready to provide expert service and advice.


Regular maintenance is vital to extend the lifespan of refrigeration equipment and prevent costly breakdowns. Our maintenance programs are designed to keep your systems running at peak efficiency. Services include routine inspections, cleaning of components, and the calibration of control systems. We also focus on preventative measures to identify potential issues before they develop into major problems, thereby saving you time and money. Our maintenance routines help in sustaining optimal performance, which is critical for energy management and maintaining the quality of your perishables.


The ultimate compliment is being hired by the US Government to keep millions of dollars’ worth of spaceship electronics at NASA cool. We did it in record time and we can keep you cool too. With years of experience in the HVAC and commercial refrigeration industries, our mission is to keep your home and business comfortable with quality work, on-time service, and honest pricing.

Expertise in Commercial Refrigeration

At American Cool Heat Air, our expertise in commercial refrigeration is backed by years of experience and a deep understanding of the complexities involved in refrigeration technology. Our team of professionals is well-versed in the latest industry standards and technologies, ensuring that we provide the most effective and innovative solutions to our clients.

  • Skilled Professionals:

    Our technicians are highly trained, possessing a thorough knowledge of both traditional and the latest refrigeration systems, including glycol, R290 refrigerants, and specialty cooling solutions. This diverse expertise allows us to cater to a wide range of industries, from restaurants to pharmaceuticals and data centers, where precise temperature control is crucial.

  • Advanced Technology:

    We utilize state-of-the-art refrigeration technology to enhance system efficiency and reliability. Our team is proficient in the installation and maintenance of high-performance systems that minimize energy use and reduce operational costs. By staying at the forefront of technological advances, we ensure that our clients receive the most advanced solutions that the industry has to offer.

  • Custom Solutions:

    Understanding that each business has unique needs, we specialize in designing and implementing custom refrigeration systems tailored to specific requirements. This customized approach ensures optimal performance and compliance with all relevant regulations and standards, providing our clients with solutions that fit their operational needs perfectly.

  • Comprehensive Service:

    At American Cool Heat Air & Commercial Refrigeration, we are with you from the initial consultation for installation to repairs, and routine maintenance. Our comprehensive service approach ensures that all aspects of your refrigeration systems are handled professionally. Our commitment to quality and customer satisfaction drives us to deliver services that not only meet but exceed expectations.

  • Industry Compliance:

    We ensure that all our installations and services comply with industry standards and regulations. Our adherence to these standards helps in maintaining safety, efficiency, and sustainability, which are critical for our clients’ operations and reputations.

Our extensive experience and detailed knowledge in commercial refrigeration make us a trusted partner for businesses that are looking to install new systems or upgrade existing ones. We are dedicated to providing solutions that not only meet today’s needs but also anticipate future challenges in refrigeration technology.


O'Caine's Public House
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

Why Choose American Cool Heat Air?

At American Cool Heat Air & Commercial Refrigeration, we set ourselves apart by providing unparalleled service and expertise in the HVAC and commercial refrigeration industry. Our commitment to excellence, combined with extensive knowledge and customer-focused service, makes us the preferred choice for businesses across the Los Angeles, Palm Springs, and surrounding areas.


Here’s why partnering with us for your refrigeration needs is the best decision for your business:

  • Proven Expertise:

    With years of experience in the commercial HVAC and refrigeration market, we have honed our skills to offer nothing but the best. Our team is highly trained, staying current with the latest industry advancements to ensure we provide the most effective solutions.

  • Certified Technicians:

    Our technicians are certified, and continuously trained to stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in Refrigeration technology and industry best practices.

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

  • Tailored Solutions:

    We recognize that each business has unique needs. Whether you run a small business or a large corporation, we tailor our services to meet your specific requirements. Our ability to customize solutions ensures that your refrigeration systems are efficient, reliable, and perfectly aligned with your operational needs.

  • Quality Assurance:

    Our dedication to quality is evident in every project we undertake. From installation and maintenance to repairs, we use only the best tools and parts to ensure your systems are running at peak performance.

  • Exceptional Customer Service:

    At American Cool Heat Air & Commercial Refrigeration, customer satisfaction is our priority. We strive to exceed expectations through proactive communication, timely service, and ongoing support. Our team is always ready to answer your questions and solve any issues that may arise.

  • Reliability and Integrity:

    We believe in building trust with transparent practices and reliable services. Our clients rely on us because we deliver consistent results and stand by the quality of our work with integrity and professionalism.

  • Competitive Pricing:

    We offer competitive pricing without compromising on service or quality. Our straightforward pricing model ensures there are no hidden costs, providing you with clear and fair quotes tailored to your specific needs.

Don’t let refrigeration problems put a freeze on your business

 Choose American Cool Heat Air & Commercial Refrigeration for dependable, efficient, and expert refrigeration solutions that keep your products fresh and your systems running smoothly.


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.






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



11175 Azusa Court, Suite 110,
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730