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Fan and Evaporator Coils

If you are interested in creating a heating cooling system with the highest level of efficiency, then consider these great coil options. Selecting the right coil can improve overall heating and cooling performance, which leads to measurable savings on your electric bill.

Evaporator Coils

Selecting the right evaporator coil for your outdoor unit is critical for maximizing heating and cooling efficiency. But just what, exactly, do evaporator coils do?

An evaporator coil becomes hot or cold, depending on the time of year. When your unit is turned on, air will flow through the coil, and the coil will either warm or cool the air as it passes. This air is then distributed through your home’s ductwork, bringing it to the proper temperature.

The coils vary in size, and selecting the right one can be difficult. Many factors can affect the selection, including the system’s tonnage and efficiency rating (SEER rating). Evaporator coils are generally not recommended for use with oil burning furnaces, at least not without additional modifications. It’s best to work with an experienced professional, like the ones at Air Treatment, Inc., when deciding which to buy.

Fan Coils

Fan coils, sometimes called air handlers, are usually utilized for non-furnace systems. They mostly consist of an evaporator coil and blower fan, and are seldom hooked up to ductwork. Instead, they are frequently utilized in industrial, mechanical and storage spaces.

The coil works by receiving hot or cold water from a central system, which then impacts the air flowing over it through the standard process of heat transfer. The fan then blows the air out into the space, heating or cooling it as needed.

If you’re interested in finding out more about how coils can optimize your system, feel free to contact us here at Air Treatment, Inc. We’ll be able to tell you exactly what you need, and answer any questions you might have around selecting the choice that’s right for you.

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