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What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

fMaybe 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 know if you could use one to improve your home comfort in Aurora. We’re here to help you recognize what an air handler is and if one would help you in your home.

An air handler is the internal unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Essentially, an air handler does what its label says: it handles air. It assists your split system or heat pump flow cooled or warmed air around the ducts of your house. The air handler encompasses the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, in conjunction with other components. When the weather is warm, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps sustain adequate comfort levels inside your home. Some types of air handlers even contain heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

A well maintained and operating air handler can help decrease utility bills and a create an extended natural life 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 Service Plus Mechanical today at 630-809-6319. We can help you decide if you’d be better helped by a more effective air handler and present you our many options. To make things easy, you can also simply arrange an appointment with us using our online scheduler.