What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

Maybe you’ve been told 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 improve your home comfort in Robstown. We’re here to help you understand 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. In essence, an air handler does what its title says: it handles air. It aides your split system or heat pump circulate cooled or warmed air around the ducts of your house. The air handler encompasses the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, together with other components. When the weather is hot, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps sustain adequate comfort levels inside your home. Some forms of air handlers even contain heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets calmer.

A correctly maintained and operating air handler can help lower utility bills and a provide an extended natural life for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to discover more about air handlers and the advantages they could possibly benefit you and your home comfort, call McNatt Inc today at 361-247-0605. We can help you determine if you’d be better helped by a more efficient air handler and present you our many options. 

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