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What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

fMaybe you’ve been told about air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are aware of the model of an air handler, you may not know if you could use one to improve your home comfort in Augusta. 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 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 aides your split system or heat pump circulate cooled or warmed air around the ducts of your house. The air handler encompasses the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, in conjunction with other workings. When the weather is burning, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps uphold proper comfort levels within your home. Some forms of air handlers even use heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder.

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

If you want to know more about air handlers and the mean by which they could hypothetically benefit you and your home comfort, call Sig Cox Heating and Air Conditioning today at 706-722-5304. We can help you determine if you’d be better helped by a more effective air handler and reveal to you our many options. Conveniently, you can also simply setup an appointment with us using our online scheduler.