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
- Sound dampeners
How 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.
AHU Unit Installation & Maintenance
Choosing the right unit requires extensive skill and experience, which is what our team of HVAC 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.
Clients Who Benefit from AHU Units
Commercial air handling units are one of the most common types of HVAC systems used to serve large spaces found in:
- Manufacturing Plants
- Office Buildings
- Zoo Enclosures
- Data Centers
Roof mounting is common, but an AHU system can be located on the ground or in a mechanical room within the building
Choose the Commercial Air Handler Professionals
Contact Heinz Mechanical of Portland OR today to learn more about our AHU 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.