You often hear the importance of changing air filters. Unfortunately, this little chore often goes unforgotten. It is simply a case of out of sight, out of mind. But what are the benefits of ensuring this task is routinely completed?
Air Supply Heating and Air Conditioning would like to relate the benefits of regularly changing your air conditioning filters.
Did you ever stop to think about the air filter and its purpose? It is designed to prevent pollutants, dust, mold spores, pet dander, bacteria, and all other particles of contaminants from continually being filtered through your HVAC air system. Neglected air filters could result in illness, insufficient running units, needless wear and tear and other such dilemmas.
Benefits of Changing your Air Filters
1. Healthier Air. For allergy sufferers, one of the best things you can do for relief is a routine air filter replacement. The amount of pet dander and dust caught in its weaving can be triggering your allergy symptoms. If you do not have high quality air circulating throughout your home, how can you expect to breathe well inside? The pollutants retained by your filter can be easily removed and discarded. Allowing the air filter to become over filled with the contaminants of bacteria, mold spores, dust, pet dander, and other such debris will cause the excess to be redistributed in the air circulation, causing the allergies to trigger, and more frequent asthma attacks. Changing the filter once a month can hinder the asthma attacks, and contribute to better air quality for the allergy sufferer.
2. HVAC Efficiency and Preventive Maintenance Care. When the filters get clogged, the furnace or air conditioning system works harder. Using more energy and increasing your costs; running your system with a filter in need of replacing, costs you on the utility bill. Not to mention, the HVAC system working harder to compensate for clogged filters means added work. Which could lead to early repairs and replacement of parts, or even gone unchecked for too long, could mean early retirement for units, resulting in a costly replacement. Keeping your filters replaced on schedule will enrich your HVAC system, keeping everything running smoothly and efficiently without adding additional costs for overtime pay.
3. Lower Energy Costs. As mentioned before, a clean filter means everything running smoothly and consistently. When your unit is running with clogged filters, it has to work twice as hard to keep the temperatures where the thermostat is set to. If the units are working excessively, that means energy costs are rising. Where it might not be a ballooned increase, it will definitely add up over time. Change or clean your filter regularly to keep your bill in check.
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Depending on your system and your preferred filters, the average filter needs to be cleaned or replaced a minimum of once a month but check manufacturer’s directions for surety. A lot of occupants in the home, fluffy pets, smokers, or if the windows and/or doors are opened a lot, are all things to consider when maintaining your air filters. If you are experience any suspicious activity with your furnace, air conditioning, or any other parts of your HVAC system, give the experts a call at Air Supply Heating and Air Conditioning. Our highly trained professionals have the equipment and know how to perform routine tune-ups maintenance checks, or any serious replacements.