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Packaged HVAC Units & Service in Elmhurst, IL

There are a lot of considerations that come into play when installing an air conditioning system in your home. Normally, people have split units in their homes, with half the system installed inside and half installed outside. However, that’s not always a viable option for everybody. There are space concerns in some homes, not to mention the logistical difficulties posed by some duct configurations.

If a split air conditioner simply won’t work, you should consider a packaged HVAC unit. Fiebrandt Bros Heating & Cooling, Inc. installs, repairs, maintains, and replaces packaged heat pump units throughout Elmhurst, IL and the surrounding area. Call today to schedule an appointment with one of our experts.


What Is a Packaged HVAC Unit?

A split system is organized in such a way that each unit has its own coil. The inside unit evaporates refrigerant to absorb thermal energy from the air in the home. Then the refrigerant is sent down the refrigerant line to the outside unit, where it is condensed back into liquid. This releases the heat out of the home to cool it. While this works just fine for most homes, as we’ve mentioned above it doesn’t fit every situation.

A packaged HVAC system has both coils housed in a single unit, which is installed outside the home. The system is connected by external ductwork to the ducts in the home, allowing it access to your indoor air. As air flows into one end of the unit, the thermal energy is sapped from it before it is returned to the home. The other half of the system then vents the collected heat out of the home, just like a split system does. If you’re interested in installing a packaged HVAC unit in your Elmhurst–area home, give us a call!

Packaged HVAC Unit Installation Service in Elmhurst, IL

The primary benefit of using a packaged air conditioner is space. If you don’t have any room inside your home for a split air conditioning system, you could very likely find space somewhere on your property outside your home for a packaged heat pump system. This allows you to utilize the space in your home more effectively, without sacrificing any output.

It is also possible that you do have the space in your home for a traditional split system, but for whatever reason that would not be the optimal solution for your climate control needs. It all depends on your individual situation. You should consult with a professional, of course, before making any decisions on what climate control system you install in your home.

Call Today for Packaged HVAC Unit Services in Elmhurst, IL

Installing a packaged unit should be trusted to a professional contractor, and no one else. As with most climate control systems, there is construction and electrical work involved. For your own safety, you should trust Fiebrandt Bros Heating & Cooling, Inc. to handle your packaged HVAC unit installation for you.

If you want to keep your packaged unit in good condition, it is recommended that you schedule preventive maintenance at least twice a year. This will help slow the effects of wear and tear, as well as allow your HVAC technician to find and fix any problems before they have the chance to develop. If a problem does develop far enough that you start to notice symptoms, call for repairs right away to limit the damage. Give us a call to schedule packaged HVAC unit services in Elmhurst, IL and the surrounding area.