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What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

fMaybe you’ve been told 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 enhance your home comfort in Marshalltown. We’re here to help you recognize 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. 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 encompasses the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, together with other components. When the weather is burning, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps sustain adequate comfort levels in your home. Some forms of air handlers even use heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets calmer.

A well maintained and working air handler can help lower utility bills and a provide a lengthier natural life 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 B & G HVAC today at 641-752-3429. We can help you establish if you’d be better served by a more efficient air handler and reveal to you our many options. For your convenience, you can also simply schedule an appointment with us using our online scheduler.