When summertime comes and we are met with soaring temperatures, the only thing on your mind when it comes to your HVAC system is how well the air conditioner works. While this is of course a vital part of your home comfort, you should also consider your indoor air quality. The efficiency and effectiveness of your air conditioner is heavily affected by one small component: your air filter.
Our expertly trained team is here to conduct your regular air conditioning maintenance and will be happy to go over the many options of high efficiency air filters we have available. However, it’s important that you pay close attention to the air filter that comes standard with your HVAC system. This filter is designed to protect the inside components of your AC system, but if it’s compromised then it will affect not only the system itself, but also your indoor air quality.
The Importance of a Clean Air Filter
If your air filter is constantly blocked with dirt and debris, then how can you expect your air conditioner to function at its peak effectiveness or efficiency? If it becomes too clogged, then your air conditioner has to work harder than it should have to just to distribute cooled air throughout your home, since it will be struggling to get through the air filter itself. This places undue stress on your air conditioning system and as a result drives down its energy efficiency. This means that your utility bills will go up while your home comfort goes down.
This unnecessary strain on your air conditioner will also lead to faster wear and tear. You’ll likely find yourself facing operational problems, damages, and breakdowns much sooner than you would by staying on top of changing the air filter. If airflow is blocked by a dirty air filter, it affects other components, such as the evaporator coil. Once other components start failing, your air conditioner can be rendered useless.
For advice on how often to change your air filter and for expert air filter installation and replacement services in Syracuse, UT, call your HVAC experts at Rentmeister Total Home Service today.