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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 be sure if you could use one to improve your home comfort in Vancouver. We’re here to help you recognize what an air handler is and if one would help you in your home.

An air handler is the internal unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. In essence, an air handler does what its title says: it handles air. It assists your split system or heat pump flow cooled or warmed air around the ducts of your house. The air handler utilizes the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, in conjunction with other mechanisms. When the weather is warm, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps maintain adequate comfort levels within your home. Some types of air handlers even use heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets calmer.

A properly maintained and working air handler can help decrease utility bills and a provide a longer natural life for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to know more about air handlers and the advantages they could potentially benefit you and your home comfort, call Air Pro Heating & Cooling LLC today at 360-571-5100. We can help you determine if you’d be better helped by a more efficient 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.