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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 model of an air handler, you may not understand if you could use one to advance your home comfort in Hendersonville. We’re here to help you learn what an air handler is and if one would help 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 name says: it handles air. It aides 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, along with other components. When the weather is hot, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps sustain adequate comfort levels in your home. Some models of air handlers even have heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets calmer.

A well maintained and working air handler can help lower utility bills and a deliver an extended lifespan for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to discover more about air handlers and the advantages they could hypothetically benefit you and your home comfort, call Superior Comfort Systems today at 828-775-5176. We can help you establish if you’d be better helped by a more proficient air handler and show you our many options. For your convenience, you can also simply arrange an appointment with us using our online scheduler.