What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

June 09, 2017

Maybe you’ve heard of air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are aware of the idea of an air handler, you may not understand if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in East Bernard. 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 internal unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Essentially, an air handler does what its name says: it handles air. It aides your split system or heat pump circulate cooled or warmed air within the ducts of your house. The air handler utilizes the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, along with other workings. When the weather is hot, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps sustain adequate comfort levels within your home. Some forms of air handlers even have heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

A well maintained and working air handler can help decrease utility bills and a create an extended natural life for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to learn more about air handlers and the mean by which they could hypothetically benefit you and your home comfort, call E.B. Air, LLC today at 979-335-4262. We can help you determine if you’d be better helped by a more effective air handler and present you our many options.