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What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

fMaybe you’ve heard of air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are acquainted with the concept of an air handler, you may not know if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Manassas Park. 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 internal unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Basically, an air handler does what its title says: it handles air. It helps your split system or heat pump circulate cooled or warmed air through the ducts of your house. The air handler utilizes the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, together with other mechanisms. When the weather is hot, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps uphold adequate comfort levels inside your home. Some types of air handlers even contain heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets calmer.

A well maintained and functioning air handler can help decrease utility bills and a deliver a longer lifespan for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to discover more about air handlers and the advantages they could potentially benefit you and your home comfort, call Woody's Sudden Service Inc today at 703-369-5528. We can help you establish if you’d be better assisted by a more proficient air handler and present you our many options. To make things easy, you can also simply setup an appointment with us using our online scheduler.