Maybe you’ve been informed about air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are familiar with the concept of an air handler, you may not be sure if you could use one to advance your home comfort in Erie. 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. Essentially, an air handler does what its label says: it handles air. It assists 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, along with other components. When the weather is hot, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps sustain proper comfort levels within your home. Some types of air handlers even contain heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.
A correctly maintained and functioning air handler can help lower utility bills and a provide a longer lifetime for your split system or heat pump.
If you want to discover more about air handlers and the ways they could possibly benefit you and your home comfort, call Patterson & Stirling Inc today at 814-308-0416. We can help you decide if you’d be better served by a more proficient air handler and reveal to you our many options.