What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do? 06/09/2017fMaybe you’ve heard of air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are aware of the model of an air handler, you may not be sure if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Humble. We’re here to help you understand 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. In essence, an air handler does what its title says: it handles air. It assists your split system or heat pump flow cooled or warmed air within the ducts of your house. The air handler encompasses the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, along with other mechanisms. When the weather is burning, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps sustain proper comfort levels in your home. Some types of air handlers even contain heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder. A correctly maintained and operating air handler can help lower utility bills and a provide a longer lifetime for your split system or heat pump. If you want to learn more about air handlers and the ways they could hypothetically benefit you and your home comfort, call Arrings A/C & Heating today at 281-713-8304. We can help you establish if you’d be better served by a more proficient air handler and present you our many options. To make things easy, you can also simply setup an appointment with us using our online scheduler.