What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

Air Quality

Maybe you’ve been informed about air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are familiar with the idea of an air handler, you may not be sure if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Pella. We’re here to help you learn what an air handler is and if one would aid you in your home.

An air handler is the internal 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, together 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 forms of air handlers even use heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

A properly maintained and operating air handler can help lessen utility bills and a create a lengthier natural life for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to discover more about air handlers and the ways they could potentially benefit you and your home comfort, call Van Haaften Plumbing & Heating today at 641-628-3621. We can help you determine if you’d be better assisted by a more effective air handler and reveal to you our many options. 

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