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 acquainted with the idea of an air handler, you may not be sure if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Hickory. 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. Essentially, an air handler does what its label says: it handles air. It assists 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, along with other workings. When the weather is warm, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps maintain correct comfort levels in your home. Some models of air handlers even have heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

A correctly maintained and operating air handler can help lower utility bills and a provide a lengthier lifespan for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to discover more about air handlers and the ways they could hypothetically benefit you and your home comfort, call Climate Control Systems today at 828-283-0369. We can help you decide if you’d be better assisted by a more efficient air handler and reveal to you our many options. 

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