Maybe you’ve heard of air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are acquainted with the idea of an air handler, you may not understand if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Des Moines. We’re here to help you learn what an air handler is and if one would help 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 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 workings. When the weather is hot, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps uphold proper comfort levels inside your home. Some models of air handlers even contain heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets calmer.
A correctly maintained and working 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 ways they could possibly benefit you and your home comfort, call Heartland Heating & Cooling today at 515-344-3579. We can help you establish if you’d be better served by a more efficient air handler and present you our many options.