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 aware of the concept of an air handler, you may not know if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Alliance. We’re here to help you learn what an air handler is and if one would aid 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 label says: it handles air. It aides your split system or heat pump push cooled or warmed air within the ducts of your house. The air handler contains the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, together with other workings. When the weather is warm, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps sustain proper comfort levels inside your home. Some models of air handlers even contain heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

A well maintained and functioning air handler can help lessen utility bills and a provide a lengthier 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 possibly benefit you and your home comfort, call Jack's Heating, Cooling, Stoves & Fireplaces today at 308-646-3827. We can help you decide if you’d be better helped by a more effective air handler and show you our many options. 

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