Climate Mechanics LLC Blog: Posts Tagged ‘ductwork’

Are Your Ducts Hurting AC Performance?

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

ductCentral air conditioning systems, heat pumps, and furnaces are all common, reliable heating and/or air conditioning systems. Do you know what else they all share in common? They are all forced air HVAC systems, meaning that they use a fan in order to force heated and/or cooled air throughout your home through a system of air ducts. Now, this can be a very effective way in which to heat and cool one’s home. It can also have some issues, though.

Chief among the problems that you may encounter with such systems are problems with the air ducts themselves. If your air ducts are not in great working condition, then there is no way you can hope to use your HVAC system as successfully as possible. Your home may be decently heated or cooled, but performance levels just won’t be where they should be. Read on to learn more about how duct issues affect your HVAC system’s performance.

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Are My Air Ducts Leaking?

Monday, March 19th, 2018

ductsDo you use a forced heating and/or air conditioning system, such as a heat pump, central air conditioner, or furnace?  If so, are you certain you are getting the best performance possible from your equipment? Did you know that issues affecting the performance of such systems are wide-ranging, and may extend beyond the HVAC units themselves? Today, we are going to be talking about one of the most pervasive of all problems that may afflict forced air heating and air conditioning systems: leaky ductwork.

While you may notice pretty quickly if your furnace is blowing cold air or your heat pump is making a weird grinding sound, chances are that you may not notice problems with your ductwork as quickly. After all, these air ducts are largely hidden from view in your home. You cannot just give them a quick visual inspection. Even so, there are certain signs that you can be on the lookout for which can alert you to the need for professional duct sealing in Cherry Hill, NJ.

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