What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

Air Quality

fMaybe you’ve been told about air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are aware of the idea of an air handler, you may not understand if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Springfield. 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 indoor 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 push cooled or warmed air through 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 uphold adequate comfort levels inside your home. Some forms of air handlers even use heat strips to boost 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 an extended lifetime for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to learn more about air handlers and the mean by which they could potentially benefit you and your home comfort, call Bormida Mechanical Services Inc today at 217-210-2662. We can help you decide if you’d be better assisted by a more efficient air handler and show you our many options. For your convenience, you can also simply schedule an appointment with us using our online scheduler.

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