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What Type of Mobile Crane is Best for HVAC Projects?

Mobile Cranes | Sep 13 / 22

If you need to install a new HVAC system for a commercial or industrial property, you will need to choose the right crane for the job. While lifting and placing an HVAC unit may appear to be a simple task to some, there are many elements that must be considered before performing each lift. Failure to account for these elements can drastically reduce safety and efficiency, so it is important to take the time to consider the details of your project site before choosing a mobile crane rental. To help you determine what type of mobile crane is best for your HVAC project, the experts at TNT Crane & Rigging have provided a list of 3 important factors to consider before making a final decision.

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3 Factors to Consider for HVAC Projects When Choosing a Crane

To ensure optimal safety and efficiency for your HVAC project, it is crucial to consider the following elements before selecting a mobile crane rental:

1. The Weight and Size of the HVAC Unit

While these factors may seem obvious to some, they are sometimes overlooked during the planning process. To ensure that your crane can perform each lift for your HVAC project, you will need to consider the weight and size of each HVAC unit you need to move. If you are dealing with an extremely heavy or large unit, you may need a specialized mobile crane to handle the job safely.

2. The Height of the Building

The height of the building you are placing an HVAC unit on will directly influence the required outreach of your mobile crane. Every mobile crane has a rated maximum height that it can reach based on the weight of the load. Knowing this maximum height is crucial for choosing a crane with the required capabilities and ensuring that the job is done right.

3. The Project Site

In addition to the HVAC unit(s) and the height of the building, it is crucial to consider various elements of your project site before choosing a mobile crane rental. Consider the location of your site, the type of terrain you are working with, and the presence of overhead obstructions. For example, a project in downtown Edmonton on a paved road will likely require a different crane when compared to a rural project with uneven surfaces like dirt or mud.

To learn more about our selection of mobile crane rentals or to discuss the details of your HVAC project, get in touch with the team at TNT Crane & Rigging. We can be reached through our online contact form and will be happy to help you choose the ideal crane rental for your project requirements.