What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

Air Quality

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 be sure if you could use one to advance your home comfort in Richardson. We’re here to help you recognize what an air handler is and if one would aid you in your home.

An air handler is the interior unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Basically, an air handler does what its title says: it handles air. It aides your split system or heat pump push cooled or warmed air around the ducts of your house. The air handler encompasses the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, along with other workings. When the weather is hot, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps maintain correct comfort levels inside your home. Some forms of air handlers even contain heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

A correctly maintained and functioning air handler can help lessen utility bills and a deliver a lengthier 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 Hammack Service Company today at 972-669-9192. We can help you decide if you’d be better assisted by a more proficient air handler and present you our many options. 

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