(757) 384-1992

Your HVAC system is like the lungs of your Norfolk, VA, home or business. It can easily be the most expensive component of your dwelling. The last thing you want is for your HVAC system to work inefficiently or break down. The good news is that a simple maintenance procedure can prevent most issues with your HVAC system. Such minor upkeep includes regularly changing your system’s air filter. Your family, health and wallet all depend on you to do the right thing.

How Does Changing the Filter Save You Money?

When your HVAC system has a clean filter, it’ll use less energy to operate. With clean air flowing in and out of your system, all the components will run with less strain.

Not only will this increase the lifespan of your system, but it’ll also save you money on your energy bill. Research shows that a dirty air filter can cause your system to run up to 15% less efficient.

How Does a Filter Improve Air Quality?

The job of an air filter is to stop air particles and pollutants from entering your HVAC system. A dirty, old air filter will try to do its job, but instead, that compromised it’ll cause the system to blow those pollutants back into the air you breathe. The last thing you want is to introduce recycled air contaminants into you and your family’s bodies.

How Does a Dirty Filter Affect Your HVAC System?

A dirty air filter can cause dust and grime to build up on your heating and cooling coils. Another issue is that dirt can cause your air handler motor to work less efficiently, and it can eventually cause it to fail.

For all of your HVAC system service needs, contact BAJA Heating and Cooling. We’re here to help you maximize efficiency, save money and reduce your environmental impact.

Image provided by iStock