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 acquainted with the model of an air handler, you may not understand if you could use one to improve your home comfort in Marshfield. We’re here to help you understand what an air handler is and if one would aid you in your home.

An air handler is the indoor unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. In essence, an air handler does what its label says: it handles air. It helps your split system or heat pump circulate cooled or warmed air through the ducts of your house. The air handler utilizes the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, in conjunction with other mechanisms. When the weather is hot, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps uphold proper comfort levels inside your home. Some forms of air handlers even have heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

A well maintained and functioning air handler can help lessen utility bills and a create a lengthier natural life for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to know more about air handlers and the mean by which they could hypothetically benefit you and your home comfort, call House of Heating Incorporated today at 888-384-3163. We can help you establish if you’d be better served by a more efficient air handler and show you our many options. 

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