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What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

fMaybe you’ve been told 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 improve your home comfort in Orrville. 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 internal unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Basically, an air handler does what its title says: it handles air. It aides your split system or heat pump push cooled or warmed air within the ducts of your house. The air handler contains the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, in conjunction with other mechanisms. When the weather is warm, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps maintain proper comfort levels in your home. Some types of air handlers even contain heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets calmer.

A properly maintained and functioning 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 Daniel's Heating - Cooling & Electric today at 330-821-8432 . We can help you determine if you’d be better helped by a more proficient air handler and present you our many options. Conveniently, you can also simply setup an appointment with us using our online scheduler.