Dirty Filters will cause bad effects to your air conditioner or heat pump
What happens when your filter clogs up with dust and debris? The effects of a clogged HVAC air filter in your air conditioner or heat pump can cause failure of the system operation that will result in a call for an air conditioner repair service. Furthermore, dirty AC air filters can have a detrimental impact on your AC and heating systems.
An AC, heat pump, gas furnace, electric furnace, or even an oil furnace needs the proper amount air flow across the coil or heat exchanger to operate properly. Therefore, when the filter clogs the air flow is minimized the blower works harder and harder to pull the proper amount of air across the coil or heat exchanger. What are the effects of a clogged filter in your HVAC system? (more…)
Furnace Air Filter Maintenance - We all know that fresh clean air is important to our health. We should also know that our home air filters need to be kept clean. Kept clean not only for our health but also to protect the air conditioning and heating equipment. A dirty (or worse, no filter at all) air filter can cause our heating and air conditioning equipment to fail. By maintaining a good air filter maintenance schedule we protect our health and the heating and cooling equipment. (more…)
HVAC Furnace Filter Basics | Indoor Air Quality - Pollen, molds, and dust are common in any household and can be reduced by using an air filter. To maximize the benefits from the cleaner indoor air you should use electrostatic furnace filters and air conditioner filters along with a high-efficiency air cleaner. Electronic Air Cleaners (EAC’s) can also offer you high-quality clean air over the typical cheap air conditioner and furnace filters on the market today. Clean the air in your home and breathe easier. (more…)
Goodman Air Conditioner Air Filter - Looking for a filter to fit a Goodman Air Handler Air Conditioner Model # WMC18-1A. Can you help or give me the name of somebody who can provide me with this HVAC filter? What do you use in your home? Thanks. Answer…… (more…)
Filters in a Large Commercial Unit
HVAC Indoor Air Quality Solutions - There are many different types of HVAC air filters. The most common type of HVAC air filters is the fiberglass disposable filter that you buy at most hardware or retail stores. Other types of HVAC air filters include the metal or plastic fiber type filters, which are washable.
These HVAC air filters save you money because they are washable, but some are not as efficient at filtering the air as the disposable kind, so they are not as good for HVAC indoor air quality as other alternatives. (more…)
Proper ventilation is necessary for good indoor air quality
IAQ Ventilation Basics - Indoor air pollution can be reduced and possibly eliminated by taking corrective action using a defined plan. The first step is called an IAQ audit and often requires the services of both an HVAC Test and Balance (TAB) Company and an industrial hygienist.
First of all, it must be determined where the source of pollution is coming from and then steps taken to eliminate it. Vapor barriers and foundation sealant can often be the source of indoor air pollution but other areas need to be studied to ensure they are not allowing pollution into the structure. (more…)