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What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

fMaybe you’ve been told about air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are familiar with the idea of an air handler, you may not understand if you could use one to improve your home comfort in Lexington. 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. Essentially, an air handler does what its label says: it handles air. It aides your split system or heat pump push 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 components. When the weather is burning, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps maintain adequate comfort levels within your home. Some models of air handlers even have heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder.

A properly maintained and operating air handler can help decrease utility bills and a deliver a lengthier lifespan for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to discover more about air handlers and the mean by which they could hypothetically benefit you and your home comfort, call James Heating & A/C, Inc today at 336-853-6070. We can help you decide if you’d be better served by a more proficient 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.