What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

Air Quality

Maybe you’ve heard of air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are acquainted with the model of an air handler, you may not understand if you could use one to improve your home comfort in Front Royal. We’re here to help you understand what an air handler is and if one would benefit you in your home.

An air handler is the internal unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Basically, an air handler does what its name says: it handles air. It aides your split system or heat pump flow cooled or warmed air within the ducts of your house. The air handler encompasses the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, along with other workings. When the weather is warm, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps maintain adequate comfort levels inside your home. Some models of air handlers even use heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

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

If you want to discover more about air handlers and the ways they could potentially benefit you and your home comfort, call Daves Diversified Services today at 540-369-3971. We can help you establish if you’d be better assisted by a more effective air handler and present you our many options. 

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