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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 model of an air handler, you may not understand if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Brea. We’re here to help you learn what an air handler is and if one would benefit you in your home.

An air handler is the interior unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Essentially, an air handler does what its label says: it handles air. It helps your split system or heat pump circulate cooled or warmed air through the ducts of your house. The air handler contains the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, along with other workings. When the weather is burning, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps uphold correct comfort levels within your home. Some models of air handlers even use heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

A correctly 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 Econo Air today at 714-695-6661. We can help you decide if you’d be better assisted by a more effective air handler and reveal to you our many options. To make things easy, you can also simply setup an appointment with us using our online scheduler.