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 be sure if you could use one to advance your home comfort in Kingsville. We’re here to help you recognize what an air handler is and if one would help 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 title says: it handles air. It assists your split system or heat pump circulate cooled or warmed air around 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 warm, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps maintain adequate comfort levels inside your home. Some types of air handlers even use heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

A well maintained and working air handler can help lessen utility bills and a provide an extended natural life for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to learn more about air handlers and the ways they could hypothetically benefit you and your home comfort, call Four Seasons Air Conditioning and Heating LLC today at 361-214-1203. We can help you establish if you’d be better served by a more effective air handler and show you our many options. 

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