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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 model of an air handler, you may not know if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Buellton. 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 interior unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. In essence, an air handler does what its name says: it handles air. It aides 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, in conjunction with other workings. When the weather is warm, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps sustain proper comfort levels inside your home. Some forms of air handlers even have heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

A well maintained and operating air handler can help lower utility bills and a deliver a longer lifetime for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to know more about air handlers and the ways they could possibly benefit you and your home comfort, call Allstar Heating & Air Conditioning today at 805-688-4018. We can help you establish if you’d be better helped by a more effective air handler and show you our many options. For your convenience, you can also simply arrange an appointment with us using our online scheduler.