What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

June 09, 2017

Maybe you’ve been informed about air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are familiar with the model of an air handler, you may not understand if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Saint Petersburg. 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 indoor unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. In essence, an air handler does what its label says: it handles air. It helps your split system or heat pump circulate 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 workings. When the weather is hot, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps uphold correct comfort levels in your home. Some models 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 functioning air handler can help decrease utility bills and a create 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 Hale's Air Conditioning Services Inc today at 727-369-6195. We can help you determine if you’d be better assisted by a more proficient air handler and present you our many options.