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Dirty Filters

Did you know dirty filters are the main reason air conditioners don’t work as well as they should?  Every time the air conditioner runs, it pulls air through this filter.  The purpose of the filter is to catch impurities in the air.  With those particles stuck to the filter the path for air gets blocked to a greater and greater degree, meaning there’s less air through the air conditioner, thus less cooling.  It also means the air conditioner works harder and uses more power. With normal airflow obstructed, air that bypasses the filter may carry dirt directly into the evaporator coil and impair the coil’s heat-absorbing capacity. Keeping the filter clean can lower your air conditioner’s energy consumption by 5% to 15%.

Manufacturers suggest you change filters every 30-60 days. If you do not have pets or allergies, you could probably change your filters every 90 to 180 days.

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