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What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

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

An air handler is the internal 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 around the ducts of your house. The air handler encompasses the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, in conjunction with other components. When the weather is warm, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps uphold adequate comfort levels inside your home. Some models of air handlers even use 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 Cool Air Solutions today at 951-676-2665. We can help you determine if you’d be better helped by a more efficient air handler and reveal to you our many options. Conveniently, you can also simply arrange an appointment with us using our online scheduler.