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 concept of an air handler, you may not know if you could use one to advance your home comfort in Derby. 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 indoor unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Basically, an air handler does what its name says: it handles air. It helps your split system or heat pump push cooled or warmed air through 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 flows air through your home, which helps sustain adequate comfort levels within your home. Some forms of air handlers even contain heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets calmer.

A well maintained and working air handler can help decrease utility bills and a deliver a lengthier lifetime for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to know more about air handlers and the mean by which they could possibly benefit you and your home comfort, call Giordanos Heating and Air Conditioning today at 203-734-7648. We can help you decide if you’d be better served by a more effective air handler and reveal to you our many options. 

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