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 concept of an air handler, you may not know if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Metro Atlanta. 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. In essence, an air handler does what its name says: it handles air. It aides your split system or heat pump push cooled or warmed air within the ducts of your house. The air handler utilizes the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, in conjunction with other mechanisms. When the weather is warm, the air handler flows air through your home, which helps sustain proper comfort levels in your home. Some forms of air handlers even use 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 lower utility bills and a provide a longer lifetime for your split system or heat pump. If you want to know more about air handlers and the ways they could hypothetically benefit you and your home comfort, call ACS Inc today at 770-939-7500. We can help you determine if you’d be better helped by a more proficient air handler and show you our many options. For your convenience, you can also simply schedule an appointment with us using our online scheduler.