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What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

fMaybe you’ve been told about air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are aware of the idea of an air handler, you may not understand if you could use one to improve your home comfort in San Dimas. 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 internal unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. In essence, an air handler does what its title says: it handles air. It helps your split system or heat pump flow cooled or warmed air within 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 uphold adequate comfort levels inside your home. Some forms of air handlers even use heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

A well maintained and operating air handler can help decrease 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 advantages they could possibly benefit you and your home comfort, call Energy Upgrades, Inc. today at 626-478-2922. We can help you establish if you’d be better helped by a more efficient air handler and show you our many options. Conveniently, you can also simply arrange an appointment with us using our online scheduler.