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 familiar with the model of an air handler, you may not understand if you could use one to advance your home comfort in Crystal Lake. We’re here to help you learn what an air handler is and if one would benefit you in your home. An air handler is the internal 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 around the ducts of your house. The air handler utilizes the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, in conjunction with other mechanisms. When the weather is warm, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps maintain correct 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 colder. A correctly maintained and operating air handler can help decrease utility bills and a deliver an extended natural life for your split system or heat pump. If you want to know more about air handlers and the mean by which they could potentially benefit you and your home comfort, call Campbell's Tempracure today at 815-788-6283. We can help you decide if you’d be better assisted by a more effective air handler and show you our many options. For your convenience, you can also simply arrange an appointment with us using our online scheduler.