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 familiar with the idea of an air handler, you may not understand if you could use one to improve your home comfort in Vero Beach. We’re here to help you learn what an air handler is and if one would help 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 title says: it handles air. It assists your split system or heat pump flow cooled or warmed air within the ducts of your house. The air handler utilizes the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, in conjunction with other mechanisms. When the weather is burning, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps uphold proper comfort levels within your home. Some models of air handlers even have heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets calmer.

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

If you want to know more about air handlers and the ways they could hypothetically benefit you and your home comfort, call Temp Control of Vero Beach today at 772-232-7649. We can help you establish if you’d be better helped by a more proficient air handler and show you our many options. 

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