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What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

fMaybe you’ve heard of air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are acquainted with the model of an air handler, you may not know if you could use one to advance your home comfort in Utica. 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 indoor unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. In essence, 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, in conjunction with other components. When the weather is hot, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps uphold adequate comfort levels inside your home. Some types of air handlers even have heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

A well maintained and functioning air handler can help lower utility bills and a deliver an extended lifetime for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to discover more about air handlers and the ways they could possibly benefit you and your home comfort, call Main Heating & Cooling, Inc. today at 586-731-0950. We can help you decide if you’d be better assisted by a more effective air handler and reveal to you our many options. To make things easy, you can also simply arrange an appointment with us using our online scheduler.