What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

Maybe you’ve heard of 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 improve 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. Basically, an air handler does what its title 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 warm, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps sustain proper comfort levels inside 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 a longer natural life for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to learn more about air handlers and the ways they could possibly benefit you and your home comfort, call E.B. Air, LLC today at 979-335-4262. We can help you decide if you’d be better served by a more proficient air handler and reveal to you our many options. 

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