Indoor Air Quality
Packaged HVAC Units
When you look at the roof of most commercial buildings, you’ll see what is known as a packaged HVAC unit. This is a type of air conditioner or heat pump that has all its vital components in a single cabinet. These comfort devices are not reserved for business use, however. Packaged units can be installed to see to the comfort requirements of homes. In some cases, a packaged AC or heat pump is the best option for a house.
If you’re interested in a packaged HVAC unit for your household in Sugar Land, contact our experts at Fresh Air, L.P.. We not only install new packaged units, but also provide full repair and maintenance service. You can depend on our more than 40 years of experience.
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What Is a Packaged Unit?
To understand what a packaged HVAC unit is, you have to understand how standard residential heat pump and air conditioner works. The conventional model is a split unit that uses two cabinets, one indoors and one outdoors. Both have refrigerant coils and fans, and the outdoor unit also houses a compressor that supplies energy to the refrigerant. The refrigerant absorbs heat from one coil and releases in in another. An indoor blower fan sends the conditioned air into the building’s ventilation system.
With a packaged unit, everything is in a single cabinet outside. Return and supply air ducts run from the single cabinet to the house and into its ventilation system. The two coils are located inside the cabinet along with the fans and the compressor. The packaged unit draws air through the return duct, moves it through the process of condensation and evaporation along the two different coils, and then sends the conditioned air back to the house through the supply duct.
Reasons to Consider a Packaged Heat Pump or Air Conditioner
Packaged HVAC units are popular for commercial heating and cooling. So why would you want to have one for your house? There are a number of benefits to consider:
- Quiet operation: Because the AC/heat pump is entirely housed outside, it creates little noise to disrupt the peace of your house.
- Convenience: With all the components kept in one place, a packaged HVAC unit is simple for professionals to service and maintain, and repair service won’t get in your way.
- Space–Saving: Perhaps the most common that people choose a packaged AC or heat pump is because they don’t have room enough indoors, but plenty outdoors.
Installing a packaged HVAC unit isn’t the right choice for everyone. In many situations it’s preferable to stay with the familiar split system. However, consult with an air conditioning installation expert first in order to make the best choice.
We Offer Full Packaged Air Conditioner and Heat Pump Services
Fresh Air, L.P. has worked with packaged HVAC units for many years, both in service of businesses and homes. You can trust us for an honest assessment of whether one of these comfort devices is suited to your home, and then see that it is installed accurately. We also provide comprehensive services to take care of packaged heat pumps and air conditioners, including repairs, replacements, and regular maintenance. Most of our technicians are NATE–certified to make certain you receive the highest quality work. Don’t hesitate to give us a call today to arrange for service in Sugar Land, TX. We offer free estimates.