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 familiar with the idea 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 aid 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, along with other mechanisms. When the weather is burning, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps maintain proper comfort levels in your home. Some models of air handlers even contain heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets calmer.

A properly maintained and working air handler can help lower utility bills and a create a longer 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 Abilene Air-Tech Inc today at 325-200-4667. We can help you decide if you’d be better assisted by a more proficient air handler and reveal to you our many options. 

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