Your home’s heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system keeps the air in your home clean and free of pollutants. However, you need to keep your HVAC system’s filter cleaned and maintained regularly so you know you’re always breathing clean air.
Here some of the advantages of changing your HVAC’s filter regularly:
- Energy costs—As your filter becomes clogged, your entire HVAC system will have to work harder and use more energy to make up the difference. According to the Department of Energy, the average household can reduce their energy bills by up to 15 percent by replacing air filters regularly.
- Air quality—A clogged filter won’t clean your home’s air as efficiently as a clean one. As a result, dust, dirt and allergens can spread around your home.
- HVAC system lifespan—Pollutants can spread throughout your entire HVAC system if the filter is blocked, putting undue stress on the system’s motor and other parts. This can lead to expensive maintenance over time, or even the replacement of the entire system.
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