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What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do?

fMaybe 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 Beaverton. 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 name says: it handles air. It assists your split system or heat pump push cooled or warmed air within 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 burning, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps maintain proper comfort levels in your home. Some types of air handlers even have heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets calmer.

A correctly maintained and functioning air handler can help lessen utility bills and a create a longer lifetime 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 Garoken Energy Co. Inc. today at 503-848-3838. We can help you determine if you’d be better helped by a more efficient air handler and reveal to you our many options. For your convenience, you can also simply schedule an appointment with us using our online scheduler.