Thinking about installing a new heat pump? If so, you’re probably planning to replace your air handler as well.
Environmental Systems Associates is pleased to install, repair, maintain, and service the air handler system in your Fulton, MD, area home or business. Our licensed professionals know how to size and install high-efficiency heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems for all types of new construction and remodeling projects.
When Do I Need an Air Handler?
Air handlers use blowers to circulate warm and cool conditioned air through your air ducts, bringing your home to thermostat temperature. They help ensure your home has adequate ventilation and indoor air quality (IAQ).
If your home or business relies on a heat pump instead of a furnace or boiler to keep you warm in the winter, you know the importance of a quality air handler.
Are you building a new home or upgrading? Pairing a high-efficiency heat pump with an air handler is a much greener HVAC alternative to a gas furnace.
What Is a Dual-Fuel System?
Install a heat pump and air handler for your air conditioning and heating needs—but keep your gas furnace. On moderately cold days, use the heat pump to keep you warm. On super cold days, fire up the gas furnace! A dual-fuel system saves homeowners plenty of money in the long run.
How Do Air Handlers Work?
The air handler blows treated air from your heat pump into your living space. Inside this unit, you’ll find four main components: the blower, evaporator coil, sound attenuators, and filters.
- The blower is a motor-driven fan that circulates air.
- The evaporator coil is responsible for manipulating heat to warm or cool the air.
- The sound attenuators muffle noise coming from your ductwork.
- The filters catch dust and debris, protecting your equipment and boosting IAQ.
When Should I Replace My HVAC System?
Most HVAC systems last between 10 to 15 years. Any number of factors can impact your system’s lifespan, including size, weather exposure, and how well it was installed. However, preventative maintenance is the best way to ensure your HVAC unit lives up to its life expectancy.
Symptoms of an HVAC system past its prime include:
As the machinery begins to wear out, it overworks to reach a target temperature. Doing so uses more energy and drives up your monthly expenses. Are high bills and constant repairs becoming more frequent? It may be more cost-effective to upgrade to a new unit.
Air Handler Installation
Are you in the market for a new air handler? We’re ready to help. We offer a variety of high-quality products to compliment your home and enhance your comfort.
First, our experts will work with you to find a perfectly sized air handler for maximum efficiency and comfort. We’ll always provide a consultation and estimate before you sign off. That’s because we don’t want to sell you anything you’re not completely satisfied with.
Next, we’ll perform the scheduled installation. Once we install up your new HVAC system, we’ll run tests to ensure everything works flawlessly. We’ll also answer any questions you may have, offer efficiency tips, maintenance practices, and more.
Our convenient financing packages fit your budget and needs. Purchase the comfort system your family deserves.
Fulton, MD, Air Handler Repair
Give us a call if you notice your HVAC equipment is:
- Emitting strange noises or smells
- Producing uneven heating or cooling
- Turning on and off too frequently (short-cycling)
We’ll always outline the work before starting the job and provide an accurate estimate before servicing your equipment. Additionally, we offer competitive repair warranties—we’re confident in the work we perform.
Air Handler Maintenance
Want to know the best way to minimize HVAC repair bills? Schedule seasonal maintenance visits for your heating and cooling equipment.
Our experts will perform vital restorative tasks that keep your equipment working at peak efficiency. Additionally, our team members will be able to correct small issues before they turn into costly repairs. Most of all—you’ll help extend the lifespan of your heating and cooling system.
Air handler maintenance visits may include:
- Cleaning dirt off of the evaporator coil
- Inspecting ducts for heat loss
- Clearing the condensate drain
Our HVAC specialists comb through every detail to ensure your system works safely and efficiently. Before the season starts, your system will look and sound in top-notch condition!