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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 concept of an air handler, you may not be sure if you could use one to advance your home comfort in Macon. 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 indoor unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. In essence, an air handler does what its label says: it handles air. It helps your split system or heat pump push 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 components. When the weather is burning, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps maintain proper comfort levels inside 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 functioning air handler can help lessen utility bills and a create a lengthier lifespan for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to discover more about air handlers and the advantages they could possibly benefit you and your home comfort, call Air Temperature Control today at 478-784-1109. We can help you determine if you’d be better served by a more efficient air handler and show you our many options. For your convenience, you can also simply arrange an appointment with us using our online scheduler.