What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

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 enhance your home comfort in Tuscaloosa. We’re here to help you understand what an air handler is and if one would aid 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 assists your split system or heat pump push cooled or warmed air around the ducts of your house. The air handler encompasses the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, together with other workings. When the weather is hot, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps uphold correct comfort levels in your home. Some types of air handlers even contain heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder.

A correctly maintained and operating air handler can help lower utility bills and a deliver an extended lifetime for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to learn more about air handlers and the advantages they could possibly benefit you and your home comfort, call KDM Service Corporation today at 205-208-8090. We can help you determine if you’d be better helped by a more effective air handler and present you our many options. 

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