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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 understand if you could use one to improve your home comfort in Denver. 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 indoor 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 through the ducts of your house. The air handler encompasses the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, in conjunction with other components. When the weather is burning, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps sustain adequate comfort levels within your home. Some models of air handlers even use heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder.

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

If you want to learn more about air handlers and the mean by which they could possibly benefit you and your home comfort, call Northglenn Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. today at 303-452-4146. We can help you establish if you’d be better assisted by a more proficient air handler and show you our many options. Conveniently, you can also simply schedule an appointment with us using our online scheduler.