What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

Maybe you’ve been informed about air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are aware of the idea of an air handler, you may not be sure if you could use one to advance your home comfort in Des Moines. 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. Basically, an air handler does what its label says: it handles air. It assists your split system or heat pump push cooled or warmed air through the ducts of your house. The air handler utilizes the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, together with other workings. When the weather is warm, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps maintain adequate comfort levels in your home. Some forms of air handlers even use heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

A properly maintained and operating air handler can help decrease utility bills and a create an extended 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 Kohles & Bach Heating & Cooling today at 515-207-6569. We can help you establish if you’d be better served by a more efficient air handler and show you our many options. 

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