Maybe you’ve been told about air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are aware of the idea of an air handler, you may not understand if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Greater Richmond. 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 internal unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Essentially, an air handler does what its name says: it handles air. It aides your split system or heat pump push cooled or warmed air through 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 hot, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps maintain correct comfort levels inside your home. Some types of air handlers even have heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.
A correctly maintained and working air handler can help lessen utility bills and a create a lengthier natural life for your split system or heat pump.
If you want to know more about air handlers and the advantages they could potentially benefit you and your home comfort, call Herman Allen Plumbing, Heating & Cooling today at 804-302-6657. We can help you establish if you’d be better served by a more proficient air handler and reveal to you our many options.