Dirt and biological growth inside your heating and cooling system can lead to premature breakdowns, shortening the life of the equipment, and leading to over payment of utility bills.
“A dirty filter will slow down air flow and make the system work harder to keep you warm or cool – wasting energy and leading to expensive repairs and/or early system failure.” -Energy Starp
“A buildup of .042(1/20) inches of dirt on the heating or cooling coil can result in a decrease inefficiency of 21%.” -Environmental Protection Agency
“1/8th of an inch of dirt and dust build-upon the blower wheel can reduce airflow by up to 30%” -Texas A&M Study
“Removing the dust from the blower and the air ducts can increase air flow from the registers by up to 20%.” -Adrian Environmental LLC
“100% of homes tested had toxic compounds including pesticides, cleaning compounds, chemicals found in furniture and building materials that can be the cause of asthma, allergies and other ailments.” –Harvard University Silent Spring Institute Study
“Indoor air can be 2-5 times and as much as 100 times more polluted than outside air.” –Environmental Protection Agency
“50% of all illnesses are either caused by, or aggravated by, polluted indoor air.” –American College of Allergists