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What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

fMaybe you’ve been informed about air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are familiar with the idea of an air handler, you may not know if you could use one to improve your home comfort in Bountiful. We’re here to help you learn what an air handler is and if one would benefit you in your home.

An air handler is the interior unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Basically, an air handler does what its title says: it handles air. It helps your split system or heat pump push cooled or warmed air around 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 burning, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps uphold correct comfort levels within your home. Some models of air handlers even use heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder.

A well maintained and operating air handler can help lessen utility bills and a deliver 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 Craig's Appliance Heating & Cooling today at 801-295-3357. We can help you establish if you’d be better served by a more effective air handler and present you our many options. For your convenience, you can also simply setup an appointment with us using our online scheduler.