What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

Air Quality

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 enhance your home comfort in Englewood. 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 interior unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. In essence, an air handler does what its name says: it handles air. It aides your split system or heat pump circulate cooled or warmed air through the ducts of your house. The air handler utilizes the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, together with other mechanisms. When the weather is burning, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps maintain proper comfort levels within your home. Some models of air handlers even have 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 deliver a lengthier lifetime 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 Symbiont Service Corp today at 941-306-4161. We can help you establish if you’d be better assisted by a more effective air handler and present you our many options. 

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