Maybe you’ve heard of 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 Kankakee. We’re here to help you recognize what an air handler is and if one would benefit 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 helps 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, together with other workings. When the weather is warm, the air handler pushes air through your home, which helps uphold correct comfort levels inside your home. Some models 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 functioning air handler can help decrease utility bills and a create a lengthier natural life for your split system or heat pump.

If you want to know more about air handlers and the advantages they could hypothetically benefit you and your home comfort, call Home Furniture, Plumbing & Heating today at 815-933-8213. We can help you establish if you’d be better served by a more efficient air handler and present you our many options.