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 aware of the model of an air handler, you may not understand if you could use one to improve your home comfort in Middle Georgia. 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 label says: it handles air. It assists your split system or heat pump push cooled or warmed air around the ducts of your house. The air handler utilizes the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, in conjunction with other workings. When the weather is hot, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps maintain proper comfort levels inside your home. Some forms 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 functioning air handler can help lessen utility bills and a create a lengthier 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 Air Concepts of Middle Georgia today at 478-200-5689. We can help you establish if you’d be better helped by a more efficient air handler and present you our many options. 

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