What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

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

An air handler is the indoor 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 pushes air through your home, which helps maintain proper comfort levels within your home. Some models of air handlers even contain heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

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

If you want to learn more about air handlers and the ways they could potentially benefit you and your home comfort, call Faust Air Conditioning and Heating today at 979-323-6130. We can help you decide if you’d be better assisted by a more efficient air handler and present you our many options. 

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