What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

Maybe you’ve been informed about air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are acquainted with the concept of an air handler, you may not understand if you could use one to advance your home comfort in Oxford. We’re here to help you learn what an air handler is and if one would help you in your home.

An air handler is the indoor unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Basically, an air handler does what its label says: it handles air. It assists your split system or heat pump circulate cooled or warmed air around the ducts of your house. The air handler contains the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, in conjunction with other components. When the weather is hot, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps uphold correct comfort levels in your home. Some models of air handlers even use heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets calmer.

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

If you want to discover more about air handlers and the mean by which they could potentially benefit you and your home comfort, call Franklin's Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. today at 662-281-1231. We can help you decide if you’d be better served by a more proficient air handler and show you our many options. 

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