What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

Air Quality

fMaybe you’ve heard of air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are acquainted with the concept of an air handler, you may not know if you could use one to advance your home comfort in Stuart and West Palm Beach areas. 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 interior 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 circulate cooled or warmed air within the ducts of your house. The air handler encompasses the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, along with other components. When the weather is warm, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps uphold proper comfort levels inside your home. Some forms of air handlers even have heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

A well maintained and working air handler can help lower utility bills and a deliver an extended natural life for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to know more about air handlers and the ways they could possibly benefit you and your home comfort, call Arnold's Air Conditioning of South Florida Inc today at 772-247-0337. We can help you decide if you’d be better served by a more efficient air handler and reveal to you our many options. To make things easy, you can also simply schedule an appointment with us using our online scheduler.

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