What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

Maybe 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 understand if you could use one to improve your home comfort in Omaha. We’re here to help you understand what an air handler is and if one would benefit you in your home.

An air handler is the interior unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Basically, an air handler does what its name says: it handles air. It aides your split system or heat pump circulate cooled or warmed air through the ducts of your house. The air handler contains the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, together with other workings. When the weather is burning, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps sustain proper comfort levels inside your home. Some models of air handlers even contain heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder.

A correctly maintained and operating air handler can help decrease utility bills and a provide a longer lifetime for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to learn more about air handlers and the advantages they could potentially benefit you and your home comfort, call The Frazier Company today at 402-896-5900. We can help you establish if you’d be better assisted by a more proficient air handler and present you our many options. 

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