7 Signs Your HVAC System Is Wasting Energy—And What to Do About It

Author: External Author | | Categories: AC Contractor , Air Conditioner Repair , Air Conditioner Service , HVAC Company , HVAC Installation

The design, sizing, and maintenance of the air-handling unit, the indoor unit responsible for moving air throughout the house, and the ductwork attached to distribute conditioned air are critical to achieving comfort indoors. If not properly designed, the occupants can experience hot and cold spots within the space. Likewise, lack of maintenance of the air handler and ductwork can result in dirt build-up and reduced capacity of the system, causing some rooms to achieve the desired temperature while others cannot. Make sure you have routine maintenance to clean the indoor unit and periodic checks to see if ductwork has dirt build-up and needs to be cleaned. Another alternative is zoning, which results in shorter duct runs and improved efficiency.

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Original Article Source Credits:   Bob Vila , https://www.bobvila.com/

Article Written By:  Glenda Taylor

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