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Ductwork

February 19, 2015

Improve Air Circulation by Installing Basement Ductwork

Poor air circulation in your home is often due to incorrect duct design, sizing and installation. A practical solution to this common problem is to add more duct branches from the trunk to uncomfortable rooms. Installing basement ductwork may also be necessary for room additions and retrofits. Here are the basic steps an HVAC professional will perform when installing ductwork: Evaluating Existing Ductwork The existing ductwork in your home is inspected for holes, leaks, air tightness, damage and insulation R-values. Your HVAC pro will look […]
March 24, 2015

Modify Cold Air Return Ducts for Efficient Heating and Cooling

For your home’s HVAC system to work properly, the amount of air coming into your system must be the same as the volume of air leaving it. If your cold air return duct is too small, it can cause an imbalance between the two air flows. This can cause ductwork inefficiencies and hinder your HVAC system’s performance. Why Modification May Be Necessary During the manufacturing process, an HVAC system’s blower fan is set at a certain capacity. It will blow at a preset speed […]
May 5, 2015

Don’t Forget to Schedule Duct Maintenance This Spring

With the hot Peachtree City summer quickly approaching, now’s the time to make sure your cooling system is ready to perform at top efficiency. Professional duct maintenance supports your system’s efficiency by helping your air conditioner reliably distribute the air it cools. Why Duct Sealing Matters Air leaks in ductwork can develop for many reasons. In some cases, the duct joints weren’t properly connected and sealed during installation. In others, the seals have broken due to aging or being accidentally […]
June 18, 2015

Increase Your Home’s Energy Efficiency With Professional Duct Maintenance

An effective energy efficiency strategy should involve all home systems. A home’s cooling, heating, lighting and building envelope generally get a lot of attention. Aerators and low-flow shower heads are popular features, too. For maximum energy savings and comfort, though, it’s important to go behind the scenes with professional duct maintenance. Benefits of Duct Maintenance Ducts are generally located out of sight in the basement or attic, which means they’re easy to forget about. Ignoring the air ducts results in up to 20 […]