What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

Air Quality

Maybe you’ve been told about air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are aware of the idea of an air handler, you may not know if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Wharton. We’re here to help you learn what an air handler is and if one would aid you in your home.

An air handler is the internal unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Basically, an air handler does what its title says: it handles air. It aides your split system or heat pump push cooled or warmed air through the ducts of your house. The air handler contains the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, together with other workings. When the weather is burning, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps maintain proper comfort levels within your home. Some types of air handlers even contain heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

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

If you want to discover more about air handlers and the mean by which they could potentially benefit you and your home comfort, call Faust Air Conditioning and Heating today at 979-532-2511. We can help you determine if you’d be better assisted by a more effective air handler and show you our many options. 

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