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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 acquainted with the model of an air handler, you may not be sure if you could use one to improve your home comfort in Bishop. 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 indoor unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. In essence, an air handler does what its label says: it handles air. It helps 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 components. When the weather is burning, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps uphold correct comfort levels within your home. Some models of air handlers even contain heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

A well maintained and functioning air handler can help lessen utility bills and a deliver an extended lifespan for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to know more about air handlers and the ways they could possibly benefit you and your home comfort, call Bishop Heating & Air Conditioning today at 760-784-9034. We can help you decide if you’d be better served by a more effective air handler and reveal to you our many options. Conveniently, you can also simply arrange an appointment with us using our online scheduler.