What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

Maybe you’ve heard of 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 Reinholds. We’re here to help you learn what an air handler is and if one would aid 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 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, in conjunction with other mechanisms. When the weather is hot, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps sustain adequate comfort levels in your home. Some forms of air handlers even use heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets calmer.

A well maintained and operating air handler can help lessen utility bills and a deliver 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 hypothetically benefit you and your home comfort, call County Line Mechanical LLC today at 717-216-0846. We can help you decide if you’d be better assisted by a more efficient air handler and present you our many options. 

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