What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

Air Quality

Maybe 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 improve your home comfort in Waxahachie. We’re here to help you understand what an air handler is and if one would help 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 label says: it handles air. It helps your split system or heat pump push cooled or warmed air within the ducts of your house. The air handler contains the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, together with other components. When the weather is warm, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps uphold correct comfort levels in your home. Some models of air handlers even have heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets calmer.

A properly maintained and functioning air handler can help decrease utility bills and a create an extended natural life for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to know more about air handlers and the advantages they could potentially benefit you and your home comfort, call C&C Refrigeration Inc. today at 972-938-0033. We can help you establish if you’d be better served by a more proficient air handler and present you our many options. 

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