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What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

fMaybe you’ve heard of air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are acquainted with the concept of an air handler, you may not know if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Hauppauge. We’re here to help you recognize what an air handler is and if one would benefit you in your home.

An air handler is the internal unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Basically, an air handler does what its label 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 contains the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, together with other workings. When the weather is burning, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps uphold correct comfort levels in your home. Some forms of air handlers even use heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.

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

If you want to discover more about air handlers and the advantages they could possibly benefit you and your home comfort, call Cool Power LLC today at 631-360-2665. We can help you establish if you’d be better served by a more efficient air handler and present you our many options. Conveniently, you can also simply schedule an appointment with us using our online scheduler.