Air Classic Blog : Archive for the ‘Indoor Air Quality’ Category

How Can You Tell If Your Ducts Need Testing?

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Well-sealed ducts make a huge difference in your comfort and your air conditioning and heating systems’ energy efficiency levels. But how can you tell if your ducts need sealing when you cannot see inside the ventilation system that helps bring air into your home? Our duct testing specialists can let you know how much leakage is in your ducts, but first you have to recognize when this service is necessary.

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How Air Duct Design Affects Your Comfort

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Many people don’t realize just how important the air ducts are to a central heating and AC system, and just how much they can contribute to your comfort or to your discomfort. Improper duct design is all to common with newer homes or room renovations because, sometimes, this job is not put in the hands of an HVAC expert familiar with sizing, zoning, heat loads, and more.

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Could You Be in Need of Brand New Air Ducts?

Monday, April 11th, 2016

The air ducts in your home have a seemingly simple task—help the air to get to the various rooms of your home. However, installing ducts is no simple task. The ductwork has to be just right in order to get air to your home efficiently. Unfortunately, few installers get it right.

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Professional Air Duct Service Can Boost AC Efficiency

Monday, March 28th, 2016

Your air conditioner is struggling to meet your needs. Year after year you have to deal with high bills, and you don’t even get the comfort you deserve from your system. This could have to do with a problem within the air conditioner, or else you might need to focus a little more on AC maintenance. However, we often find that there’s another problem that’s making your air conditioner run inefficiently, and it may have nothing to do with the actual AC system.

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Spring Allergies Call for Electronic Air Cleaners

Monday, March 21st, 2016

You have an air filter in your system, and you change it regularly every month (or two or three). And yet, your children, your spouse, or even your pets seem to sneeze more than they should. Some family members may even notice that their allergies worsen when the air conditioning system or heater is running. So what can you do to get the problem under control?

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3 Products That Can Improve the Air Quality throughout Your Home

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Beverly Hills, CA and surrounding areas are notorious for poor outdoor air quality. Did you know that your indoor air quality could be even worse? According to WebMD, your home could possess indoor air pollutants including fumes from combustion devices and gas-fired appliances, as well as allergens including pet dander, dust mites, mold, and bacteria. Though this may sound ominous, there are products that can improve your home’s air quality. We’ve highlighted 3 of these products below.

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Proper Sealing Is Key to Your HVAC System

Monday, January 25th, 2016

The key to an efficient air conditioning and heating system is putting as little wear and tear on the system as is possible. When air is able to leak out of your home or out of the ducts that supply air from the HVAC system to the various rooms, the system has to run longer to keep you comfortable. And this means that the components suffer more long-term wear than in a home that is properly sealed with secure ductwork as well.

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When You Neglect Your Air Ducts, You Pay

Monday, January 11th, 2016

When asked to name the components of an air conditioning and heating system, most homeowners can tell you the basics. They know there is a furnace in their home, and they can hear a fan turn on when the system kicks in. They know about the outside unit of the air conditioner or heat pump as it is quite obvious when you step outside. And they can see the thermostat and the vents the air flows out of.

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Why Any Homeowner Can Benefit from Duct Testing

Monday, October 26th, 2015

When you experience issues getting the right amount of air into your home, your first assumption is likely that there is a problem with the air conditioner (or heating system). Many people—and even many technicians—overlook the possibility that the air ducts are actually responsible for many heating and cooling issues. Schedule duct testing today to find out whether your ductwork has an effect on your home comfort. This service can make you aware of issues that could be costing you, so that you can schedule the proper services to repair your ducts.

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