What is an Air Handler and What Does It Do? 06/09/2017fMaybe you’ve been told about air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are aware of the idea of an air handler, you may not know if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Great Falls. We’re here to help you understand what an air handler is and if one would aid you in your home. An air handler is the interior 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 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, together with other workings. When the weather is warm, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps sustain proper comfort levels in your home. Some types of air handlers even contain heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder. A correctly maintained and functioning air handler can help lower utility bills and a provide a lengthier lifetime for your split system or heat pump. If you want to learn more about air handlers and the advantages they could possibly benefit you and your home comfort, call Falls Mechanical Services LLC today at 406-761-7283. We can help you decide if you’d be better served by a more proficient air handler and reveal to you our many options. Conveniently, you can also simply schedule an appointment with us using our online scheduler.