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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 acquainted with the concept of an air handler, you may not know if you could use one to advance your home comfort in Wyandotte. We’re here to help you learn what an air handler is and if one would benefit you in your home.

An air handler is the internal unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Essentially, an air handler does what its name says: it handles air. It aides your split system or heat pump push cooled or warmed air around the ducts of your house. The air handler encompasses the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, in conjunction with other components. When the weather is warm, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps sustain proper comfort levels within your home. Some models of air handlers even contain heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets calmer.

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

If you want to discover more about air handlers and the mean by which they could potentially benefit you and your home comfort, call Gee & Missler Heating & Air Conditioning today at 734-284-1224. We can help you determine if you’d be better served by a more effective air handler and show you our many options. To make things easy, you can also simply arrange an appointment with us using our online scheduler.