As a small business, it can be detrimental to revenue when your air conditioning unit fails. Not only do you have to consider the comfort of your customers, but you also have to consider the comfort of your employees as well as the quality of your merchandise. As temperatures rise, customers are less likely to shop at a store where there is no air conditioning. Another factor to consider is the quality of your merchandise without air conditioning. Many types of merchandise such as books and electronics will be ruined if they are in humid, hot temperatures for too long. The lack of air conditioning can easily ruin the merchandise causing a large loss in revenue.
Depending on the parts needed to fix the a/c unit at your business, you could be without air conditioning anywhere from a few hours to several days. On average, the time it takes to replace or repair an HVAC system for a business is around 2 to 3 days. For a small business in the U.S., closing for 3 days due to a/c repair could mean an average loss of $93,000 in revenue. I don’t know about you, but the loss of 3 days or more of revenue sounds horrible!
When you’re a/c unit is down for repair, a great solution is to rent spot coolers. Spot cooler rentals are ideal for offering temporary cooling to any small business. By using spot cooler rentals to cool your facility you will be able to keep customers and employees comfortable, keep your merchandise in great condition, and most importantly, you will be able to save money by keeping your business open while your air conditioning is being repaired.
Spot coolers could be your business’ best friend when you’re a/c unit is down for repair. Thankfully, renting spot coolers is an easy process. For more information on spot coolers and spot cooler rentals, visit www.portableac.com or call 800-341-4297.