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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 aware of the concept of an air handler, you may not understand if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Upland. 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. In essence, an air handler does what its title says: it handles air. It assists your split system or heat pump flow cooled or warmed air around the ducts of your house. The air handler utilizes the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, in conjunction with other mechanisms. When the weather is burning, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps sustain correct comfort levels within your home. Some types of air handlers even contain heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder.

A properly maintained and working air handler can help lower utility bills and a create a longer natural life for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to discover more about air handlers and the ways they could possibly benefit you and your home comfort, call Klaus & Sons Heating & Air Conditioning today at 909-982-5698. We can help you decide if you’d be better assisted by a more effective air handler and reveal to you our many options. For your convenience, you can also simply schedule an appointment with us using our online scheduler.