Maybe you’ve been informed about air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are aware of the concept of an air handler, you may not be sure if you could use one to advance your home comfort in Rapid City. 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 internal unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Essentially, an air handler does what its title says: it handles air. It helps your split system or heat pump flow cooled or warmed air within the ducts of your house. The air handler contains the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, together with other mechanisms. When the weather is hot, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps uphold correct comfort levels inside your home. Some forms of air handlers even contain heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder.
A properly maintained and working air handler can help decrease utility bills and a provide a longer life span for your split system or heat pump.
If you want to learn more about air handlers and the ways they could potentially benefit you and your home comfort, call Street Heating and Cooling today at 605-206-3915. We can help you determine if you’d be better served by a more proficient air handler and present you our many options.