What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

June 09, 2017

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 be sure if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Brookfield. We’re here to help you understand what an air handler is and if one would aid 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 title 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 utilizes the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, together with other components. When the weather is burning, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps sustain proper comfort levels in your home. Some types of air handlers even have heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets calmer.

A correctly maintained and functioning air handler can help decrease utility bills and a create a longer natural life for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to know more about air handlers and the mean by which they could possibly benefit you and your home comfort, call Central Air LLC today at 203-357-5913. We can help you establish if you’d be better helped by a more proficient air handler and reveal to you our many options.