What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

Maybe you’ve been informed about air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are familiar with the concept of an air handler, you may not know if you could use one to improve your home comfort in Holdrege. 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 interior 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 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, together with other components. When the weather is warm, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps maintain adequate comfort levels inside your home. Some models of air handlers even use heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder.

A correctly maintained and operating air handler can help lessen utility bills and a create a lengthier lifetime for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to learn more about air handlers and the ways they could hypothetically benefit you and your home comfort, call Durable Service today at 308-995-8177. We can help you establish if you’d be better helped by a more proficient air handler and present you our many options. 

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