The "air handler" pics are actually for a honeywell air cleaner, the
*actual* air handler that its attached to, looks like an old Rheem or Ruud
by the color..... I have several of those on the scrap pile.... they are
good for about $0.50/hundred at the scrap yard.
And, no they are not compatible with any of the new equipment.
So, if it works, then it works.
Heat exchanger fins wouldn't be excessively corroded limiting heat exchange?
Tubing could be flushed out?
About how much would a new one cost?
I'm at a point where it would be convenient to remove it if it were to be
The efficiency has gone way up in the last 50 years. Even if you
got a new outdoor unit, the system still wouldn't be very
efficient. And you'd have a hard time finding a HVAC tech who
would be willing to use old equipment. Too likely to leak, or
give you bad service.
My vote would be to have a HVAC tech pump the old freon out, and
scrap the unit.
Christopher A. Young
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