Heating & Air Conditioning Facts
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Air Conditioning, Heating and Air Quality F.A.Q.
From Air Central HVAC

It is generally recommended to change air filters every 1-3 months, depending on factors like filter type, indoor air quality, and system usage.
The average lifespan of an HVAC system is typically around 15-20 years, although proper maintenance can extend its longevity.
It is advisable to schedule professional maintenance at least once a year, preferably before the cooling and heating seasons.
Common signs include unusual noises, insufficient cooling or heating, frequent cycling, and higher energy bills. If you notice any issues, it's best to contact a professional.
You can enhance indoor air quality by using high-quality air filters, regular ventilation, keeping a clean environment, and considering additional air purification systems.
Programmable thermostats allow you to set temperature schedules, optimizing energy usage and providing greater comfort and convenience.
HVAC system sizing depends on factors such as square footage, insulation, climate, and the number of occupants. It's best to consult an HVAC professional for accurate sizing.
Yes, you can enhance energy efficiency through measures like sealing air leaks, insulating ductwork, using programmable thermostats, and upgrading to energy-efficient components.
If your HVAC system trips the circuit breaker, it may indicate an electrical issue or an overloaded circuit. It's recommended to consult a professional to diagnose and resolve the problem.
Refrigerant is a substance that absorbs and releases heat, enabling the transfer of heat to cool indoor spaces in an air conditioning system.
Depending on your location and the type of system you install, there may be tax credits or rebates available. Check with your local energy efficiency programs or consult an HVAC professional for more information.
You can improve heating system efficiency by ensuring proper insulation, sealing air leaks, regular maintenance, and using a programmable thermostat to optimize temperature settings.
Yes, HVAC systems can help control humidity levels through the use of dehumidifiers and humidifiers, providing a more comfortable indoor environment.
Regular maintenance helps ensure optimal performance, efficiency, and longevity of your HVAC system. It also helps detect and prevent potential issues before they become major problems.
Look for ENERGY STARĀ® certification, which indicates that the system meets or exceeds energy efficiency
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