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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 familiar with the model of an air handler, you may not be sure if you could use one to improve your home comfort in La Puente. We’re here to help you understand 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. Essentially, an air handler does what its name says: it handles air. It aides your split system or heat pump push 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 sustain proper comfort levels within your home. Some types of air handlers even contain heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

A properly maintained and working air handler can help lower utility bills and a create an extended lifetime for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to learn more about air handlers and the ways they could potentially benefit you and your home comfort, call Temp Air System Inc today at 626-587-4559. We can help you establish if you’d be better served by a more effective air handler and present you our many options. To make things easy, you can also simply setup an appointment with us using our online scheduler.