air balancing

December 28, 2017

What Makes Air Balancing Important

For consistent, efficient heating and cooling to all parts of your home, as well as a healthy indoor environment, air balancing is a vital part of the solution. Air Balancing 101 A typical residential HVAC system, consisting of separate supply and return ductwork, circulates over 1,000 cubic feet per minute of conditioned air throughout the home. The system is carefully designed to match blower output with ductwork size and length, so all rooms receive appropriate air volume to maintain the […]
January 31, 2017

Unsealed Ducts = Wasted Energy and Money

Few home improvement projects offer as many benefits as duct sealing does. Leaking ducts cause high energy bills, poor indoor air quality (IAQ) and may even pose health risks. The U.S. Department of Energy reports that the typical home may lose from 20 to 30 percent of its conditioned air due to ductwork problems, chief among which is leakage. Cuts Energy Costs When ducts run through unconditioned spaces and they leak, that air you’ve paid to condition enters the attic, […]
February 18, 2016

Why Air Balancing is Necessary for Your Home

If it’s difficult to heat and cool your home evenly and your energy bills have increased, you may fear there’s a serious issue with the furnace, air conditioner or heat pump. When your HVAC technician investigates the problem, you may be surprised to learn that unbalanced system airflow is to blame. Professional air balancing can help remedy the situation and get your HVAC system functioning properly again. How Professional Air Balancing Works Balanced airflow isn’t a given, but it’s necessary […]