What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

Air Quality

Maybe you’ve been told about air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are acquainted with the concept of an air handler, you may not know if you could use one to improve your home comfort in Osceola County. 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 internal unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Basically, an air handler does what its label says: it handles air. It assists your split system or heat pump circulate cooled or warmed air within the ducts of your house. The air handler contains the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, along with other mechanisms. When the weather is burning, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps maintain adequate comfort levels within your home. Some forms of air handlers even contain heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

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

If you want to know more about air handlers and the advantages they could possibly benefit you and your home comfort, call Osceola Air, LLC today at 407-908-8651. We can help you determine if you’d be better served by a more effective air handler and show you our many options. 

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