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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 familiar with the model of an air handler, you may not be sure if you could use one to advance your home comfort in Plover. We’re here to help you understand what an air handler is and if one would aid 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 name says: it handles air. It assists your split system or heat pump push cooled or warmed air through the ducts of your house. The air handler utilizes the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, along with other components. When the weather is hot, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps maintain proper comfort levels within your home. Some forms of air handlers even contain heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

A correctly maintained and functioning air handler can help decrease utility bills and a create a longer lifetime 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 Point Heating & Cooling today at 715-345-1979. We can help you decide if you’d be better served by a more effective air handler and reveal to you our many options. Conveniently, you can also simply arrange an appointment with us using our online scheduler.