What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

Air Quality

Maybe you’ve been informed 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 Orange County. 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 title says: it handles air. It assists 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 warm, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps maintain adequate comfort levels within your home. Some forms of air handlers even use heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

A correctly maintained and working air handler can help decrease utility bills and a deliver an extended lifetime 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 Mighty Ducts today at 714-464-3376. We can help you decide if you’d be better assisted by a more effective air handler and present you our many options. 

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