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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 acquainted with the model of an air handler, you may not be sure if you could use one to improve your home comfort in Napoleon and Northwest Ohio. We’re here to help you recognize what an air handler is and if one would benefit you in your home.

An air handler is the indoor 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 assists your split system or heat pump circulate cooled or warmed air around the ducts of your house. The air handler utilizes the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, along with other workings. When the weather is hot, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps sustain correct comfort levels within your home. Some models of air handlers even have heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder.

A properly maintained and functioning air handler can help lower utility bills and a create a longer natural life for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to discover more about air handlers and the mean by which they could hypothetically benefit you and your home comfort, call Von Deylen Plumbing & Heating Inc. today at 419-592-4756. We can help you decide if you’d be better served by a more efficient air handler and show you our many options. For your convenience, you can also simply schedule an appointment with us using our online scheduler.