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 title says: it handles air. It assists your split system or heat pump push cooled or warmed air within the ducts of your house. The air handler utilizes the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, along with other mechanisms. When the weather is hot, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps uphold correct comfort levels inside your home. Some models 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 operating 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 potentially benefit you and your home comfort, call Halverson Brothers Inc today at 715-352-4052. We can help you decide if you’d be better helped by a more proficient air handler and reveal to you our many options. 

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