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 be sure if you could use one to improve your home comfort in Des Moines. 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 aides your split system or heat pump circulate cooled or warmed air within the ducts of your house. The air handler utilizes the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, together with other mechanisms. When the weather is hot, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps maintain proper comfort levels within your home. Some forms of air handlers even contain heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder.

A well-maintained and working air handler can help decrease utility bills and a create a longer 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 Kohles & Bach Heating & Cooling today at 515-278-2900. We can help you determine if you’d be better served by a more proficient air handler and show you our many options.