If you’re looking to improve the efficiency of your heating system, look no further than your dirty furnace filter. By changing filters on a regular basis, you can actually enhance the efficiency of your system, and save money on energy costs and repairs over the long run.
Furnace filters play a key role in the efficiency of your system. Without a filter in place, dust, dirt and other airborne particulates would be sucked into your furnace components, coating your entire system and severely affecting its ability to function efficiently. No matter how efficient your furnace is in terms of AFUE (annual fuel utilization efficiency), it cannot burn fuel efficiently if it is not kept clean. Your furnace filters are basically your first line of defense.
When you neglect to clean and change your filters on a regular basis, you allow dirt and other grime to build up on your filters. Eventually, proper filtration is no longer an option, and contaminants not only find their way into your system, but they are also circulated through your household air. A clogged filter can also restrict proper airflow, putting a major strain on your system performance. At best, this added strain increases your energy costs, but it could also lead to unnecessary damage and take years off of the life of your system.
Why pay more in energy and repair costs when a simple filter change could keep your furnace performing efficiently over the long term? Changing furnace filters is a relatively simple task, and one that any of our trained technicians would be happy to explain. If you need help finding the right filter for your furnace or assistance in changing the filter itself, don’t hesitate to contact us at Geisel Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing.
Our goal is to help educate our customers about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems). For more information about filters and other HVAC topics, download our free Home Comfort Resource guide.
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