What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do? 06/09/2017fMaybe 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 understand if you could use one to improve your home comfort in Asheville. We’re here to help you recognize 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 aides your split system or heat pump push cooled or warmed air within the ducts of your house. The air handler contains the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, in conjunction with other workings. When the weather is burning, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps uphold adequate comfort levels inside your home. Some models of air handlers even use heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder. A well maintained and operating air handler can help lower utility bills and a provide a longer lifetime for your split system or heat pump. If you want to know more about air handlers and the advantages they could possibly benefit you and your home comfort, call 1st Choice Service Group Inc today at 828-551-2913. We can help you decide if you’d be better helped by a more proficient air handler and show you our many options. Conveniently, you can also simply arrange an appointment with us using our online scheduler.