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What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

fMaybe you’ve heard of air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are familiar with the concept of an air handler, you may not be sure if you could use one to advance your home comfort in Abilene. We’re here to help you recognize 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. In essence, an air handler does what its name 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 contains the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, together with other mechanisms. When the weather is burning, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps maintain correct comfort levels in your home. Some models of air handlers even contain heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder.

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

If you want to discover more about air handlers and the mean by which they could hypothetically benefit you and your home comfort, call Abilene Air-Tech Inc today at 325-692-5850. We can help you determine if you’d be better assisted by a more proficient air handler and reveal to you our many options. Conveniently, you can also simply setup an appointment with us using our online scheduler.