What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

Maybe you’ve been told about air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are familiar with 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 understand what an air handler is and if one would benefit 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 hot, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps sustain correct comfort levels inside your home. Some types of air handlers even have heat strips to bolster 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 potentially benefit you and your home comfort, call Jack's Heating, Cooling, Stoves & Fireplaces today at 308-646-3827. We can help you determine if you’d be better served by a more effective air handler and show you our many options. 

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