AHU Units

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Air Handling Units

Commercial air handling units (AHU units) have features similar to residential furnaces but on a much larger scale. Their specific design varies with each application, but AHU units typically contain:

  • Powerful blowers
  • Heating components, electric or gas
  • Air conditioning components
  • Dampers for controlling air flow and direction
  • Filters
  • Sound dampeners

air handling units provided by Heinz Mechanical serving Portland OR Vancouver WAHow Commercial Air Handling Units Work

Commercial air handlers are used to draw untreated air into the system, heat or cool it, and force the treated air into open space or into ducts that carry it to space to be heated or cooled. Most also mix outdoor air, called make-up air, with the flow to increase volume, assist in combustion or improve air quality.

Commercial air handling units are one of the most common types of HVAC systems used to serve large spaces found in manufacturing plants, schools, hospitals, office buildings and specialty applications such as zoo enclosures and data centers. Roof mounting is common, but an AHU system can be located on the ground or in a mechanical room within the building.

Installation and Maintenance of AHU Units

Choosing the right AHU for each application requires the type of skill and experience our team of professionals will bring to your project.

We will size your AHU system properly and tune it specifically for your building’s requirements.  It will be matched with the proper ducting and controller too. These measures will optimize the efficiency and climate control you receive from the commercial air handler.

Our service includes maintenance and repair of AHU units to enhance durability and reduce downtime, giving you the performance you expect from a commercial air handling unit.

Choose the Commercial Air Handler Professionals

Contact us today to learn more about our installation and maintenance services. We look forward to partnering with you to design, install and/or maintain a commercial AHU that works efficiently and reliably while improving indoor air quality too.