Maybe you’ve heard of 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 advance your home comfort in Lansing. 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 indoor 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 circulate cooled or warmed air around the ducts of your house. The air handler encompasses the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, along with other components. 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 have heat strips to boost the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets calmer.

A properly maintained and working air handler can help decrease utility bills and a deliver an extended lifetime for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to know more about air handlers and the means by which they could possibly benefit you and your home comfort, call Everest Heating & Cooling today at 913-845-9463. We can help you determine if you’d be better served by a more efficient air handler and present you our many options.