Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems (HVAC) can be a little complicated from an outsider’s perspective. At ALLRED, we see certain questions pop up time and time again and we’re always happy to help out. Because of this, we’ve created a short guide to walk you through some common questions. With that said, here is our HVAC systems FAQ.
Q: How do HVAC systems work?
A: Essentially, they work to keep in cold air during the summer and hot air in during the winter. By ventilating outside air into your home, it keeps air quality clean.
Q: What’s the difference between HVAC and air conditioning?
A: These terms usually get used interchangeably. HVAC systems refers to both heating and cooling, which are done by just one unit. Air conditioning is basically just one part of what HVAC systems can do.
Q: How often does my HVAC System need maintenance?
A: At the minimum, once a year. This keeps things running smoothly, prevents major repairs, and expands your HVAC system’s lifespan.
Q: Why are my energy bills going up?
A: Chances are, your HVAC system is old and overworked. Because of this, it takes more energy to properly heat and cool your home. In a nutshell, repairing or replacing your HVAC system will save you valuable money on energy bills each month.
Q: Is indoor air quality really that important?
A: Yes! Air quality plays a big role in you and your loved one’s day-to-day health. In fact, allergens, pollutants, and bacteria could be circulating in your home without you even knowing. However, maintaining your HVAC system keeps your air healthy and clean to prevent these pesky problems.
Q: Are heat pumps worth it?
A: Absolutely! Heat pumps have a number of great benefits, including a low cost to run and being eco-friendly.
Q: Is it safe to try and fix my HVAC system on my own?
A: In short, you should always have experts take a look at your HVAC system. Without the proper knowledge and training, you may damage your unit and even yourself.
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