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 aware of the model of an air handler, you may not be sure if you could use one to advance your home comfort in Newton. We’re here to help you understand what an air handler is and if one would help 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 label says: it handles air. It aides your split system or heat pump push cooled or warmed air through the ducts of your house. The air handler encompasses the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, together with other workings. When the weather is warm, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps maintain proper comfort levels in your home. Some models of air handlers even contain heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets calmer.

A well maintained and functioning air handler can help decrease utility bills and a deliver an extended lifespan for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to discover more about air handlers and the advantages they could potentially benefit you and your home comfort, call Brookwood Inc today at 641-316-9803. We can help you decide if you’d be better served by a more proficient air handler and show you our many options. 

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