What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do? 06/09/2017fMaybe you’ve been informed about air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are acquainted with the model of an air handler, you may not know if you could use one to improve your home comfort in Winchester. We’re here to help you understand 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 name says: it handles air. It helps your split system or heat pump flow cooled or warmed air around the ducts of your house. The air handler encompasses the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, along with other components. When the weather is hot, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps sustain adequate comfort levels inside your home. Some models of air handlers even use heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder. A well maintained and operating air handler can help lower utility bills and a create an extended lifespan 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 Thornberry Bros Inc today at 859-745-1564. We can help you determine if you’d be better served by a more efficient air handler and reveal to you our many options. To make things easy, you can also simply setup an appointment with us using our online scheduler.