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What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

fMaybe you’ve heard of air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are familiar with the idea of an air handler, you may not understand if you could use one to improve your home comfort in Madera. 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 internal unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Basically, an air handler does what its label says: it handles air. It assists your split system or heat pump circulate 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 uphold adequate comfort levels within your home. Some models of air handlers even have heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder.

A properly maintained and functioning air handler can help lower utility bills and a create a longer natural life for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to discover more about air handlers and the advantages they could hypothetically benefit you and your home comfort, call Brian’s Heating & Cooling, Inc. today at 559-675-1681. We can help you establish if you’d be better served by a more effective air handler and show you our many options. To make things easy, you can also simply arrange an appointment with us using our online scheduler.