What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

Maybe you’ve been told about air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are aware of the model of an air handler, you may not know if you could use one to advance 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 warm, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps maintain correct comfort levels within your home. Some forms of air handlers even have heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets calmer.

A properly maintained and operating air handler can help lessen utility bills and a create a lengthier lifespan 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 Air Concepts of Middle Georgia today at 478-200-5689. We can help you establish if you’d be better helped by a more effective air handler and show you our many options. 

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