What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

Maybe you’ve been informed about air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are aware of the model of an air handler, you may not understand if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Wheeling. We’re here to help you learn what an air handler is and if one would benefit you in your home.

An air handler is the indoor unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Basically, an air handler does what its title says: it handles air. It aides your split system or heat pump push cooled or warmed air around the ducts of your house. The air handler encompasses the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, in conjunction with other workings. When the weather is hot, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps uphold adequate comfort levels in your home. Some models of air handlers even use heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder.

A well maintained and operating air handler can help lower utility bills and a create a lengthier lifetime for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to know more about air handlers and the advantages they could hypothetically benefit you and your home comfort, call Local HVAC Repair & Service today at 224-300-4806. We can help you decide if you’d be better assisted by a more proficient air handler and reveal to you our many options. 

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