Maybe you’ve heard of air handlers. Maybe you haven’t. Even if you are acquainted with the concept of an air handler, you may not know if you could use one to enhance your home comfort in Lawrence. 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 interior unit of a split-system air conditioner or a heat pump. Basically, an air handler does what its name says: it handles air. It assists your split system or heat pump circulate cooled or warmed air within the ducts of your house. The air handler encompasses the evaporator coil and the blower in your ventilation system, together with other workings. When the weather is hot, the air handler circulates air through your home, which helps maintain correct comfort levels within your home. Some types of air handlers even have heat strips to bolster the heating power or your heat pump when the weather gets colder.

A well-maintained and operating 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 hypothetically benefit you and your home comfort, call Scott Temperature today at 785-269-0465. We can help you determine if you’d be better served by a more efficient air handler and show you our many options.