Maybe you’ve been told about air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are acquainted with the model of an air handler, you may not be sure if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Rio Grande Valley. We’re here to help you understand 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. In essence, an air handler does what its label 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 contains the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, along with other mechanisms. When the weather is warm, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps maintain adequate comfort levels within your home. Some forms of air handlers even use heat strips to strengthen the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets chillier.
A properly maintained and functioning air handler can help lower utility bills and a provide an extended life span for your split system or heat pump.
If you want to learn more about air handlers and the means by which they could potentially benefit you and your home comfort, call Cytech Heating & Cooling L.C. today at 956-630-3522. We can help you determine if you’d be better assisted by a more effective air handler and show you our many options.