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 be sure if you could use one to advance your home comfort in New Castle. 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. Essentially, an air handler does what its name says: it handles air. It aides your split system or heat pump flow cooled or warmed air around the ducts of your house. The air handler contains the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, along with other components. 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 bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets calmer.

A correctly maintained and working air handler can help decrease utility bills and a deliver a longer natural life 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 Central Heating & Plumbing today at 724-401-1843. We can help you determine if you’d be better assisted by a more proficient air handler and show you our many options. 

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