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 familiar with the concept of an air handler, you may not be sure if you could use one to advance your home comfort in Show Low. We’re here to help you learn what an air handler is and if one would help 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 title says: it handles air. It assists your split system or heat pump push cooled or warmed air around the ducts of your house. The air handler contains the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, along with other workings. When the weather is hot, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps sustain adequate comfort levels within your home. Some forms of air handlers even contain heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets calmer. A well maintained and operating air handler can help decrease utility bills and a deliver a longer natural life for your split system or heat pump. If you want to discover more about air handlers and the ways they could potentially benefit you and your home comfort, call Rim Country Mechanical, Inc. today at 928-537-1803. We can help you decide if you’d be better served by a more effective air handler and present you our many options. To make things easy, you can also simply schedule an appointment with us using our online scheduler.