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 acquainted with the concept of an air handler, you may not be sure if you could use one to improve your home comfort in Muskogee. We’re here to help you recognize 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. In essence, an air handler does what its title says: it handles air. It aides your split system or heat pump circulate cooled or warmed air around the ducts of your house. The air handler encompasses the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, in conjunction with other workings. When the weather is warm, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps uphold 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 properly maintained and working air handler can help decrease utility bills and a provide an extended lifespan for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to learn more about air handlers and the advantages they could hypothetically benefit you and your home comfort, call Hix Air Conditioning Service, Inc. today at 918-534-8286. We can help you determine if you’d be better assisted by a more effective air handler and present you our many options. 

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