What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

Maybe you’ve been informed about air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are aware of the model of an air handler, you may not be sure if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Menomonie and western Wisconsin. 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. Basically, an air handler does what its name says: it handles air. It assists your split system or heat pump push cooled or warmed air through the ducts of your house. The air handler utilizes the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, together with other mechanisms. When the weather is warm, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps uphold correct comfort levels within your home. Some types of air handlers even use heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

A correctly maintained and functioning air handler can help decrease utility bills and a create a lengthier natural life for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to know more about air handlers and the ways they could possibly benefit you and your home comfort, call Halverson Brothers Inc today at 715-352-4052. We can help you determine if you’d be better served by a more proficient air handler and reveal to you our many options. 

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