Your Homes Air Filtration System
By Pierre Mouchette | Real Property Experts LLC
If your home is equipped with a heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) unit, you have an air filter, and it needs to be cleaned regularly for the HVAC system to operate effectively. An HVAC works by drawing air from a room, pulling it over coils to heat or cool it, and then distributing the tempered air throughout the house via ducts. The air filter is located at the point where the air enters the HVAC unit.
In addition to helping the system run efficiently, you keep the air filter clean because
So, how do you know when it’s time to change your air filter? Just check it every month, and change it when you see a gray, ashy-looking material covering it.