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What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

fMaybe you’ve heard of air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are acquainted with the model of an air handler, you may not be sure if you could use one to advance your home comfort in Longview. We’re here to help you understand what an air handler is and if one would aid you in your home.

An air handler is the internal unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Basically, an air handler does what its name says: it handles air. It aides your split system or heat pump flow 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 inside your home. Some models of air handlers even have heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder.

A well maintained and working air handler can help lessen utility bills and a deliver a longer lifespan for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to know more about air handlers and the advantages they could hypothetically benefit you and your home comfort, call Ben Maines Air Conditioning, Inc. today at 903-758-0701. We can help you establish if you’d be better assisted by a more proficient air handler and show you our many options. For your convenience, you can also simply setup an appointment with us using our online scheduler.