What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

Maybe you’ve heard of air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are familiar with the idea of an air handler, you may not be sure if you could use one to improve your home comfort in Las Vegas. 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 interior unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Essentially, an air handler does what its name says: it handles air. It aides your split system or heat pump circulate cooled or warmed air around the ducts of your house. The air handler utilizes the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, together with other components. When the weather is hot, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps maintain proper comfort levels within your home. Some types of air handlers even have heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets calmer.

A well maintained and functioning air handler can help lower utility bills and a deliver a lengthier natural life for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to learn more about air handlers and the mean by which they could potentially benefit you and your home comfort, call JonAire Inc today at 702-866-9322. We can help you decide if you’d be better assisted by a more efficient air handler and present you our many options. 

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