An air handler is responsible for circulating the cool or warm air created by your air conditioner or heat pump around your home. Trane, a heating and cooling equipment and accessories company, produces five types of air handlers, ranging from convertible to compact to variable-speed. You can purchase Trane products from an authorized dealer.
The Hyperion air handler series features an Air-Tite II cabinet that is completely insulated to reduce energy loss. It also comes with the Trane Vortica Blower, which operates quietly. The models in this series produce between 18,000 and 60,000 British thermal unit per hour (Btu/hr) of cooling capacity. The largest model is 62 inches high by 23.5 inches wide by 22 inches deep. You receive a five- or 10-year warranty on parts, depending on the model.
The 2/4TGB air handler features a three-speed fan motor, and is two-way convertible, allowing you to place it vertically or horizontally. The doors of the cabinet are fully gasketed to reduce leaks and sound, and the air handler comes with removable filter doors. The models in this series produce between 18,000 and 48,000 Btu/hr of cooling capacity. The largest unit is 57.25 inches high by 23.5 inches high, and all models are 21 inches deep. You receive a five-year warranty on internal parts and a 10-year warranty on the air handler and thermostat.
The 2/4TFB compact air handlers are only between 37 and 39 inches tall, allowing you to install them in attics, basements or small closets. The models in this series feature an insulated, galvanized steel cabinet, and the doors are fully gasketed. The cooling capacity for these units is between 18,000 and 36,000 Btu/hr. All units are 22 inches wide by 19.4 inches deep. You receive a five-year warranty on internal parts and a 10-year warranty on the air handler and thermostat.
The 2/4TEE air handler series features a variable-speed fan, and the models in this series come with the Air-Tite cabinet construction. The cooling capacity for these units is between 30,000 and 60,000 Btu/hr. All cabinets are 21 inches deep. The widths of the cabinets range from 21.5 to 26 inches wide, and the height ranges from 43 to 63 inches high. You receive a 10-year warranty on the internal parts.
The 2/4TEH air handlers feature a four-speed blower motor, and they use the Vortica blower, which provides you with steady, warm air flow. The cabinets in this series are only 21 inches deep, and the cabinets are made of insulated galvanized steel. The height of the cabinet ranges from 43 to 57.9 inches high, and the widths range from 21.5 to 23.5 inches wide. You receive a 10-year warranty on the thermostat and air handler, and a five-year warranty on the internal parts.
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