What is a Make-Up Air Unit?

Greenheck Make-Up Air Unit

In commercial HVAC applications, a make-up air unit can be used to help recover air exhausted from a building.

Commercial kitchens or industrial processes are some examples that will require a significant amount of air to be exhausted during operation. Make-up air units are installed to help bring fresh, tempered air from outside the building to replace existing air that cannot be recirculated.

Why are make-up air units beneficial?

Make-up air units can provide significant benefits in a variety of applications.  The introduction of tempered supply air maintains positive building pressure, reducing the introduction of unconditioned outdoor air into the building. This improves indoor air quality and space comfort.

In commercial cooking applications, a make-up air unit can assist in the removal of unpleasant cooking odors, poorly performing kitchen exhaust hoods as well as improve air concerns and quality.

Greenheck’s Make-Up Air Offerings

Greenheck’s innovative make-up air units include units specially designed for commercial, industrial, and kitchen applications.

Heating options include direct gas-fired, indirect gas-fired, steam, hot water and electric resistance. Available cooling options are evaporative cooling, direct expansion coils, and chilled water coils

Do you have more questions about make-up air units and their uses and benefits? Contact Air Control Products to learn more or check out Greenheck’s FAQs page regarding their make-up air solutions.