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 model of an air handler, you may not know if you could use one to advance your home comfort in Plainfield. 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 internal unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Basically, an air handler does what its label says: it handles air. It helps your split system or heat pump circulate cooled or warmed air within the ducts of your house. The air handler encompasses the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, in conjunction with other workings. When the weather is burning, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps uphold proper comfort levels in your home. Some types of air handlers even use heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets calmer.

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

If you want to know more about air handlers and the mean by which they could potentially benefit you and your home comfort, call PWA Heating & Cooling Inc today at 815-410-1231. We can help you determine if you’d be better assisted by a more effective air handler and present you our many options. 

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