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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 model of an air handler, you may not understand if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in South Beloit and Belvidere. We’re here to help you recognize what an air handler is and if one would aid you in your home.

An air handler is the interior unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Essentially, an air handler does what its title says: it handles air. It helps your split system or heat pump push cooled or warmed air around the ducts of your house. The air handler contains the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, together with other workings. When the weather is hot, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps maintain correct comfort levels in your home. Some models of air handlers even have heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder.

A well maintained and working air handler can help decrease utility bills and a deliver a lengthier lifetime for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to learn more about air handlers and the advantages they could hypothetically benefit you and your home comfort, call Fleming Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. today at 877-389-2465. We can help you establish if you’d be better helped by a more effective air handler and present you our many options. For your convenience, you can also simply arrange an appointment with us using our online scheduler.