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 acquainted with the concept of an air handler, you may not be sure if you could use one to advance your home comfort in Kearney. We’re here to help you recognize 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 circulate cooled or warmed air through the ducts of your house. The air handler contains 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 uphold adequate comfort levels inside your home. Some forms of air handlers even have heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets calmer.

A properly maintained and operating air handler can help decrease utility bills and a deliver a lengthier natural life 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 Thurston Heating & Air Conditioning today at 308-624-3485. We can help you decide if you’d be better assisted by a more proficient air handler and present you our many options. 

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