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What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

fMaybe you’ve heard of air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are acquainted with the concept of an air handler, you may not know if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Genoa. We’re here to help you recognize 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 title says: it handles air. It aides your split system or heat pump push 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 workings. When the weather is hot, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps sustain proper comfort levels within your home. Some forms of air handlers even use heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder.

A properly maintained and working air handler can help lower utility bills and a provide a longer lifespan 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 Assured Appliance and Heating & Air today at 847-293-0047. We can help you determine if you’d be better helped by a more proficient air handler and present you our many options. For your convenience, you can also simply setup an appointment with us using our online scheduler.