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 concept of an air handler, you may not understand if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Dallas and Atlanta surrounding areas. We’re here to help you learn what an air handler is and if one would help you in your home.

An air handler is the internal unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Essentially, 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 contains 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 sustain adequate comfort levels inside your home. Some models of air handlers even use heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

A properly maintained and functioning 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 mean by which they could hypothetically benefit you and your home comfort, call Innovative Mechanical, LLC today at 770-726-7407. We can help you establish if you’d be better served by a more efficient air handler and reveal to you our many options. 

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