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What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

fMaybe you’ve been informed about air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are familiar with the model of an air handler, you may not understand if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Williamsport. We’re here to help you recognize what an air handler is and if one would benefit 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 through the ducts of your house. The air handler encompasses the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, together with other components. When the weather is hot, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps sustain proper comfort levels within your home. Some models of air handlers even use heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets calmer.

A properly maintained and working air handler can help decrease utility bills and a create an extended natural life for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to discover more about air handlers and the ways they could hypothetically benefit you and your home comfort, call Lycoming Heating Company today at 570-326-4450. We can help you decide if you’d be better helped by a more efficient air handler and show you our many options. To make things easy, you can also simply setup an appointment with us using our online scheduler.