What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

Air Quality

fMaybe you’ve been informed about air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are acquainted with the idea of an air handler, you may not know if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Wisconsin Rapids. We’re here to help you understand what an air handler is and if one would aid you in your home.

An air handler is the interior unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. In essence, an air handler does what its title says: it handles air. It helps your split system or heat pump circulate cooled or warmed air around the ducts of your house. The air handler contains the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, in conjunction with other mechanisms. When the weather is warm, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps uphold proper comfort levels inside your home. Some forms 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 working air handler can help decrease utility bills and a create a longer lifetime for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to discover more about air handlers and the mean by which they could possibly benefit you and your home comfort, call Rapids Sheet Metal Works Inc today at 715-421-5555. We can help you establish if you’d be better helped by a more efficient air handler and present you our many options. For your convenience, you can also simply setup an appointment with us using our online scheduler.

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