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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 aware of the concept of an air handler, you may not be sure if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Belton. 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 interior unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Essentially, an air handler does what its title says: it handles air. It assists your split system or heat pump flow cooled or warmed air within the ducts of your house. The air handler encompasses the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, together with other mechanisms. When the weather is warm, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps maintain correct comfort levels in your home. Some types 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 decrease utility bills and a create a longer lifetime for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to discover more about air handlers and the ways they could possibly benefit you and your home comfort, call Bell Air Conditioning Inc. today at 254-939-1141. We can help you determine if you’d be better helped by a more efficient air handler and show you our many options. Conveniently, you can also simply arrange an appointment with us using our online scheduler.