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What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

fMaybe you’ve been informed about air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are familiar with the model of an air handler, you may not be sure if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Pacheco. 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 interior unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Essentially, an air handler does what its label says: it handles air. It aides your split system or heat pump flow 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 components. When the weather is warm, the air handler pushes 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 calmer.

A correctly maintained and functioning air handler can help lessen utility bills and a provide a lengthier lifetime for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to learn more about air handlers and the mean by which they could hypothetically benefit you and your home comfort, call Clean Air HVAC today at 925-689-7017. We can help you determine 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.