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 concept of an air handler, you may not know if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Huntsville. 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 flow cooled or warmed air through the ducts of your house. The air handler contains the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, along with other components. When the weather is burning, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps maintain correct comfort levels within your home. Some forms of air handlers even have heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder.

A well maintained and operating air handler can help lessen utility bills and a create an extended lifetime for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to know more about air handlers and the mean by which they could potentially benefit you and your home comfort, call All Weather Heating & Air Conditioning Inc today at 256-801-4701. We can help you establish if you’d be better served by a more efficient air handler and reveal to you our many options. 

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