What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

Air Quality

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 be sure if you could use one to advance your home comfort in Bossier City. 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 indoor unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Essentially, an air handler does what its title says: it handles air. It assists your split system or heat pump push cooled or warmed air around the ducts of your house. The air handler contains the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, in conjunction with other workings. When the weather is warm, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps uphold adequate comfort levels in your home. Some models of air handlers even have heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

A properly maintained and operating 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 possibly benefit you and your home comfort, call Central Aire Heating & A/C Inc today at 318-855-2326. We can help you decide if you’d be better assisted by a more effective air handler and show you our many options. 

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