What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

Maybe you’ve been informed about air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are aware of the idea of an air handler, you may not be sure if you could use one to improve your home comfort in Saint Marys. 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 title 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 utilizes the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, along with other workings. When the weather is burning, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps maintain correct comfort levels in your home. Some forms of air handlers even use heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

A properly maintained and functioning air handler can help lessen utility bills and a provide an extended lifespan for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to know more about air handlers and the ways they could potentially benefit you and your home comfort, call Turner Brothers Heating & Air Conditioning today at 912-208-2470. We can help you determine if you’d be better helped by a more effective air handler and show you our many options. 

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