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 idea of an air handler, you may not know if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Cape Coral. We’re here to help you recognize 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. Basically, an air handler does what its name says: it handles air. It assists your split system or heat pump push 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 mechanisms. When the weather is burning, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps maintain proper comfort levels inside your home. Some forms of air handlers even use heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

A properly maintained and functioning air handler can help lower utility bills and a deliver a longer lifetime 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 Comfort Zone Inc today at 239-214-0411. We can help you establish if you’d be better served by a more efficient air handler and present you our many options. 

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