It’s that time of year again when you need to kick on your central air in NH. During these hot summer months, Air Design knows that your AC unit is crucial to keeping you cool, lowering humidity and even filtering your air. Here are some tips to preserving your central air unit!
An air conditioner’s filters, coils, and fins require standard maintenance for the system to function accurately and efficiently throughout its years of service. Just like your car, your unit needs a tune-up and neglecting mandatory maintenance secures a steady decline in your air conditioner’s performance all while the energy use steadily increases!
The most essential maintenance task that will promote efficiency of your AC unit is to routinely replace or clean its air filters. Pollen has been through the roof this year and clogged, dirty filters block normal airflow and reduce a system’s ability. With consistent airflow blocked, air that bypasses the filter may carry dirt or allergens directly into the evaporator coil and impair the coil’s heat capacity. Also, by replacing the filter regularly, you can lower your air conditioner’s energy consumption by as high as 15%! Depending on your unit, some types of filters are reusable; others must be replaced. Cleaning or replacing your central air unit’s filter every month or two during the cooling system is important.
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