What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

Maybe you’ve been told about 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 Omaha. 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 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 flow cooled or warmed air through the ducts of your house. The air handler contains the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, along with other workings. When the weather is burning, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps sustain correct comfort levels within your home. Some types of air handlers even have heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder.

A correctly maintained and functioning air handler can help lower utility bills and a deliver an extended lifespan 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 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 show you our many options. 

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