What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

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Maybe you’ve been informed about air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are acquainted with the idea of an air handler, you may not understand if you could use one to improve your home comfort in Tomball. 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. Essentially, an air handler does what its name says: it handles air. It assists 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, together with other components. When the weather is burning, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps sustain proper comfort levels inside your home. Some types of air handlers even use heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder.

A well maintained and functioning air handler can help lessen utility bills and a provide a longer lifetime for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to know more about air handlers and the ways they could potentially benefit you and your home comfort, call Premium Air Services LLC today at 713-688-8784. We can help you determine if you’d be better helped by a more proficient air handler and show you our many options. 

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