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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 aware of the concept of an air handler, you may not understand if you could use one to advance your home comfort in Thousand Oaks. 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 interior unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. In essence, an air handler does what its name says: it handles air. It aides your split system or heat pump push 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 uphold proper comfort levels inside your home. Some models of air handlers even contain heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets calmer.

A properly maintained and operating air handler can help lessen utility bills and a provide a lengthier lifetime 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 Air Max HVAC Inc today at 805-217-8662. We can help you establish if you’d be better helped by a more efficient air handler and present you our many options. To make things easy, you can also simply schedule an appointment with us using our online scheduler.