What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

Air Quality

fMaybe you’ve heard of air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are aware of the concept of an air handler, you may not be sure if you could use one to advance your home comfort in Mount Pleasant. 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 interior unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Basically, an air handler does what its name says: it handles air. It aides your split system or heat pump flow cooled or warmed air through the ducts of your house. The air handler encompasses the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, in conjunction with other mechanisms. When the weather is hot, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps maintain adequate comfort levels in your home. Some types of air handlers even contain heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder.

A correctly maintained and working air handler can help lower 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 mean by which they could possibly benefit you and your home comfort, call Olde Towne Heating & Air today at 843-856-1433. We can help you decide if you’d be better helped by a more proficient air handler and show you our many options. Conveniently, you can also simply arrange an appointment with us using our online scheduler.

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