What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

Maybe you’ve been told about air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are acquainted with the idea of an air handler, you may not be sure if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Grand Prairie. We’re here to help you recognize what an air handler is and if one would benefit you in your home.

An air handler is the internal 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 around 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 hot, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps maintain correct 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 properly maintained and working air handler can help lessen utility bills and a provide an extended lifespan 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 Mustang Mechanical today at 972-445-9504. We can help you determine if you’d be better helped by a more effective air handler and reveal to you our many options. 

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