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 know if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Boynton Beach. We’re here to help you understand what an air handler is and if one would benefit you in your home.

An air handler is the interior unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Essentially, an air handler does what its label says: it handles air. It aides your split system or heat pump circulate cooled or warmed air within 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 burning, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps sustain proper comfort levels within your home. Some models of air handlers even have heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder.

A well maintained and operating air handler can help lower utility bills and a deliver a longer 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 A2Z Air Inc today at 561-270-6228. We can help you determine if you’d be better served by a more efficient air handler and show you our many options.