What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do? 06/09/2017fMaybe you’ve heard of 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 improve your home comfort in Corpus Christi. 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 name 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, along with other components. When the weather is warm, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps sustain adequate comfort levels within your home. Some forms of air handlers even contain heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets calmer. A properly maintained and functioning air handler can help lower utility bills and a deliver 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 potentially benefit you and your home comfort, call McNatt Inc today at 361-888-4808. We can help you decide if you’d be better served by a more efficient air handler and show you our many options. To make things easy, you can also simply setup an appointment with us using our online scheduler.