Maybe you’ve been told about 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 advance your home comfort in Bloomfield. 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 interior unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Basically, an air handler does what its name says: it handles air. It helps your split system or heat pump flow cooled or warmed air through 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 hot, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps uphold correct comfort levels within your home. Some models of air handlers even have heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets calmer.
A properly maintained and functioning air handler can help lower utility bills and a provide an extended lifetime for your split system or heat pump.
If you want to learn more about air handlers and the advantages they could hypothetically benefit you and your home comfort, call Stanford Heating & Cooling today at 812-825-8695. We can help you decide if you’d be better served by a more efficient air handler and show you our many options.