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What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

fMaybe 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 be sure if you could use one to improve your home comfort in Locust. We’re here to help you recognize what an air handler is and if one would aid you in your home.

An air handler is the interior 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 flow cooled or warmed air through 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 hot, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps sustain proper comfort levels in your home. Some forms of air handlers even use heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder.

A correctly maintained and working air handler can help decrease utility bills and a provide a lengthier lifespan for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to learn more about air handlers and the ways they could possibly benefit you and your home comfort, call Dynamic Comfort Solutions today at 704-485-5506. We can help you determine if you’d be better assisted by a more proficient air handler and show you our many options. For your convenience, you can also simply schedule an appointment with us using our online scheduler.