What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

June 09, 2017

Maybe you’ve heard of air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are familiar with the idea of an air handler, you may not be sure if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Middletown. 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. Essentially, an air handler does what its title says: it handles air. It aides 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, together with other workings. When the weather is warm, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps uphold adequate comfort levels inside your home. Some forms of air handlers even have heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

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

If you want to learn more about air handlers and the mean by which they could hypothetically benefit you and your home comfort, call SchagrinGAS Company today at 302-231-1380. We can help you establish if you’d be better helped by a more proficient air handler and present you our many options.