Maybe you’ve heard of air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are acquainted with the idea of an air handler, you may not understand if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Jefferson City. 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 indoor unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Basically, an air handler does what its label 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 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 sustain proper comfort levels within your home. Some models of air handlers even have heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets calmer.
A correctly maintained and functioning air handler can help lower utility bills and a provide a lengthier life span for your split system or heat pump.
If you want to know more about air handlers and the ways they could hypothetically benefit you and your home comfort, call Stieferman Heating Company Inc today at 573-635-3547. We can help you determine if you’d be better assisted by a more efficient air handler and present you our many options.