Maybe 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 improve your home comfort in Libertyville. We’re here to help you learn 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 assists 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, along with other mechanisms. When the weather is hot, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps sustain adequate comfort levels within 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 properly maintained and operating air handler can help decrease utility bills and a deliver an extended life span for your split system or heat pump.
If you want to learn more about air handlers and the ways they could possibly benefit you and your home comfort, call TopTec today at 847-362-0262. We can help you establish if you’d be better served by a more effective air handler and reveal to you our many options.