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 acquainted with the idea of an air handler, you may not understand 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 benefit you in your home.

An air handler is the interior unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. In essence, an air handler does what its name 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 warm, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps sustain correct comfort levels inside 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 correctly maintained and working air handler can help lower utility bills and a provide an extended lifetime 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 Assured Appliance and Heating & Air today at 847-306-8990. We can help you decide if you’d be better served by a more proficient air handler and show you our many options. 

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