HVAC Services in the Fresno, CA Area

Cogeneration and Unconventional HVAC

Cogeneration is also known as Combined Heat and Power, an innovative kind of HVAC system that generates both heat and electricity from a single source. One of the most significant developments in modern HVAC, cogeneration is set to take the California market by storm. Its leading experts in the Fresno area are Valley Air Mechanical, a special division of Valley Air Conditioning and Repair.

We installed our first cogeneration system in 1983, and we immediately noted the increased efficiency and reduction in power and water bills it delivered for the customer. We never looked back: from that point on, we were determined to be Fresno’s leading supply, service and installation company for unconventional HVAC systems. A crew with over 60 years’ combined experience in the field coalesced into today’s Valley Air Mechanical, unrivaled in the Valley for workmanship and expertise. Contact us today to find out how we can provide cutting-edge products for your home or business.

The Advantages of Cogeneration

Cogeneration reduces carbon emissions and increases efficiency by merging the production of heat and electricity into a single process. A cogeneration system’s combination of heat and power generation can reach up to 80 percent efficiency as compared with 40 to 50 percent efficiency for normal combustion.

Not only does a cogeneration, or Combined Heat and Power (CHP), system reduce overhead costs and wasted energy, it also provides more energy independence by moving a portion of your energy load off the main grid, making it possible to keep operating even in the event of a major local power outage. It’s an ideal solution for commercial clients who:

  • Use large quantities of electrical and heat energy
  • Urgently need to avoid downtime
  • Operate more than 3,000 hours per year
  • Operate carrying a thermal load
  • Are planning an expansion, upgrade or overhaul to their power systems

Implementing a CHP system requires the support of qualified experts like the team from Valley Air Mechanical who can handle design, implementation, operations, maintenance and fuel support. Contact us for a free consultation to learn more.

More Unconventional Energy Solutions Fresno, CA

Beyond cogeneration systems, Valley Air Mechanical also deals in other unconventional HVAC technologies. We support complete hydronic distribution systems whose pumps and air handlers provide both heating and cooling to classrooms, offices and other end users. Other solutions include:

  • Agricultural pump engines
  • Building control systems
  • Thermal energy storage systems
  • Chillers, including absorption and gas driven models
Our wide-ranging expertise makes it possible for us to provide timely, prompt and effective installation, repair and management of these and other HVAC systems. This makes Valley Air Mechanical your one-stop provider for any and all unconventional heating, cooling, power supply and air quality products. Get in touch with us to find out how we can address the particular needs of your business.


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