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What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

fMaybe 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 be sure if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Redford. 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 indoor 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 push cooled or warmed air around 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 warm, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps maintain proper 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 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 know more about air handlers and the advantages they could hypothetically benefit you and your home comfort, call Airtronic Heating & Cooling today at 313-537-8111. We can help you determine if you’d be better assisted by a more proficient air handler and reveal to you our many options. Conveniently, you can also simply arrange an appointment with us using our online scheduler.