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Here’s How to Decode HVAC Air Filter Ratings

How do you know how effectively an HVAC air filter will safeguard your indoor air quality? The MERV rating was designed to provide a quick basis of comparison between different filter types. Expressed as a number between 1 and 16, MERV actually stands for Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value. The higher the MERV rating for a filter, the more efficiently the filter performs. As long as your air conditioner or furnace is running, it’s pushing air through the HVAC air filter.…

Good or Great Air Filter? How Do You Choose?

Whether your realize it or not, your HVAC unit contains a single air filter that helps to remove dirt and debris from being pumped through your ducts and out into the air your breathe. In fact, you should be changing yours once per month. If you don’t, dirty air filters in HVAC systems can actually cause your system to work harder, costing you more money and potentially resulting in the need for repair service sooner. Use these tips to help…

When’s the Last Time You Changed Your Air Filters?

Did you know that nearly 50 percent of the power you use in your home is used by your cooling and heating system? For this reason, you need to make smart choices surrounding your HVAC system. Doing so will reduce the cost of your utilities. One easy way to help reduce your cooling and heating costs is to change your air filters regularly.…