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 familiar with the concept of an air handler, you may not know if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Safford. We’re here to help you learn 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. Basically, an air handler does what its title 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 hot, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps maintain adequate comfort levels within your home. Some models of air handlers even use heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

A well maintained and functioning air handler can help lessen utility bills and a provide an extended natural life for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to learn more about air handlers and the mean by which they could possibly benefit you and your home comfort, call B&D Air Conditioning today at 928-432-6018. We can help you determine if you’d be better assisted by a more proficient air handler and present you our many options. 

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