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 model of an air handler, you may not be sure if you could use one to improve your home comfort in Newton. 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 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 contains the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, together with other workings. When the weather is warm, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps maintain proper comfort levels in your home. Some types of air handlers even contain heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder.

A well maintained and operating air handler can help lower utility bills and a provide a longer lifespan for your split system or heat pump.

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

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