Maybe you’ve been told about air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are familiar with the concept of an air handler, you may not be sure if you could use one to improve your home comfort in Rapid City. We’re here to help you understand 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. 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 through the ducts of your house. The air handler encompasses the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, along with other components. When the weather is warm, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps maintain correct comfort levels in your home. Some types of air handlers even use heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder.
A correctly maintained and operating air handler can help lessen utility bills and a create a longer lifetime for your split system or heat pump.
If you want to know more about air handlers and the ways they could hypothetically benefit you and your home comfort, call Precision Mechanical today at 605-206-3766. We can help you decide if you’d be better served by a more efficient air handler and reveal to you our many options.