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 aware of the model of an air handler, you may not be sure if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Baltimore. We’re here to help you learn what an air handler is and if one would aid you in your home. An air handler is the indoor unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. In essence, an air handler does what its name says: it handles air. It assists 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, along with other workings. When the weather is hot, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps maintain adequate comfort levels within your home. Some types of air handlers even contain heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder. A properly maintained and working 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 learn more about air handlers and the advantages they could potentially benefit you and your home comfort, call Quality Refrigeration today at 410-355-6010. We can help you determine if you’d be better served by a more efficient air handler and show you our many options. To make things easy, you can also simply schedule an appointment with us using our online scheduler.