What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do? 06/09/2017fMaybe you’ve been told 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 Columbia. 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 interior unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Essentially, an air handler does what its label says: it handles air. It aides your split system or heat pump circulate cooled or warmed air within the ducts of your house. The air handler contains the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, in conjunction with other workings. When the weather is hot, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps maintain adequate comfort levels within your home. Some forms of air handlers even contain heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier. A well maintained and functioning air handler can help decrease utility bills and a provide an extended natural life for your split system or heat pump. If you want to discover more about air handlers and the mean by which they could potentially benefit you and your home comfort, call Alltemp Comfort Services LLC today at 803-318-6995. We can help you decide if you’d be better assisted by a more proficient air handler and reveal to you our many options. To make things easy, you can also simply schedule an appointment with us using our online scheduler.