Air Handling Unit Refurbishment Experts

Specialist Services for AHU Refurbishment or AHU Replacement.


Air handling units are the perfect way to make sure that the air you’re breathing is crisp and clean through a process of filtering, reconditioning and re-circulating. If your AHU breaks down it doesn’t always mean it’s time for it to be replaced. Instead, a simple and cost-effective air handling unit refurbishment or repair can be the perfect solution.

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There are many reasons to choose refurbishment and repair over AHU replacement. Generally, it is much less expensive, in some circumstances it can be up to 50% of the cost of a new unit. AHU refurbishment will also offer the chance to enhance the specification of your existing AHU by taking advantage of the latest energy efficient components which can be retrofitted to existing HVAC systems to deliver reliability, increased energy efficiency and improve indoor air quality.


  • Extends lifespan of existing AHU.
  • Using existing plant is environmentally friendly.
  • Latest energy-efficient EC plug fans and components.
  • Typically costs less than a replacement AHU.
  • AHU refurbishment involves less downtime than replacement.
  • Services already in place will not be changed.
  • The entire building will have minimal disruption.
  • Removes the cost and need of road closure and cranes.
  • Eradicate transport and access difficulties of replacing units.


Keeping AHU's maintained often ensures their efficiency and prolongs their life and reduces the ongoing energy costs. Even an AHU that has been perfectly maintained to the highest standard, reaches a time when it needs to be replaced or completely refurbished. It is at this point when the unit begins to perform poorly and deteriorate, and often maintenance costs can become too high.

On most occasions upgrading your AHU is much more practical and cost-effective for the whole scope of a project. Our AHU repair and refurbishment service allows you to concentrate on running your business and eases the day-to-day burden of maintaining critical plant machinery.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Refurbishment is generally a significant amount cheaper than replacement - usually between 35% to 65% lower in cost than installation of new.

It entirely depends on the system! Every AHU is different, and an assessment by specialists at JC Watson can guide you in the right direction.

Your air handling unit needs to be refurbished or replaced when it stops performing its functions efficiently. For example, if the coil becomes dirty or if there is a leakage within the unit, your AHU might start to use more energy and it is time to contact a specialist before your environment becomes less efficient.

For us, the customer comes first, which means that we will work with and around you to refurbish your AHU with minimal disruption caused to your premises.

Anyone and everyone, but predominantly commercial and industrial premises. If you think that your building could benefit from an air handling unit, get in touch and we'll answer any and all of your questions.

Refurbishing your air handling unit is a delicate process that should only be performed by specialists. A few of the tasks include cleaning elements such as the fan and coils, repairing the housing if it becomes damaged and replacing the filters