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What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

fMaybe you’ve heard of air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are acquainted with the idea of an air handler, you may not know if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Bloomington. We’re here to help you understand what an air handler is and if one would help 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 label 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 utilizes the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, in conjunction with other mechanisms. When the weather is hot, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps maintain adequate comfort levels in your home. Some types of air handlers even have heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

A well maintained and operating air handler can help lessen utility bills and a deliver an extended lifetime for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to know more about air handlers and the ways they could potentially benefit you and your home comfort, call All Seasons Heating & A/C Co today at 812-332-9100. We can help you decide if you’d be better assisted by a more proficient air handler and show you our many options. Conveniently, you can also simply schedule an appointment with us using our online scheduler.