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What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

fMaybe you’ve been informed 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 York. We’re here to help you learn what an air handler is and if one would benefit 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 circulate 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 burning, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps maintain correct comfort levels within your home. Some forms 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 working air handler can help lower utility bills and a create an extended lifetime for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to discover more about air handlers and the ways they could hypothetically benefit you and your home comfort, call Strine's Heating & A/C Inc today at 717-755-4127. We can help you decide if you’d be better served by a more efficient air handler and reveal to you our many options. Conveniently, you can also simply arrange an appointment with us using our online scheduler.