What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

Air Quality

Maybe you’ve been told about air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are acquainted with the model of an air handler, you may not be sure if you could use one to advance your home comfort in East Bernard. We’re here to help you understand what an air handler is and if one would help you in your home.

An air handler is the interior unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. In essence, an air handler does what its name says: it handles air. It helps your split system or heat pump flow cooled or warmed air around the ducts of your house. The air handler utilizes the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, together with other mechanisms. When the weather is hot, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps sustain proper comfort levels within your home. Some types of air handlers even use heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

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

If you want to discover more about air handlers and the mean by which they could possibly benefit you and your home comfort, call E B Air Conditioning & Heating Service today at 979-323-6109. We can help you determine if you’d be better served by a more proficient air handler and reveal to you our many options. 

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