Indianapolis HVAC FAQ: Upflow Furnace or Upflow Air Conditioner

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 26, 2014

What is an Upflow Furnace or Upflow Air
Conditioner? 

high-efficiency-furnace-replacement-indianapolisThe term upflow is used to describe the airflow of a given furnace or air handler. The term is only used to describe the airflow of the indoor system. In an upflow furnace application, the air conditioner evaporator coil will sit above the furnace. In most applications, the furnace air filter will reside to one side of the furnace, near the ground.

Most furnace and heat pump applications in the Indianapolis HVAC market are upflow applications.

Brian Schutt

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