The ductwork in your home HVAC system is the air distribution network that brings heated or cooled air to all parts of your home. Air and energy leaks in the ductwork system can be responsible for many expensive and potentially dangerous problems in your home. Here are some of the benefits you’ll get from ductwork sealing.
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If you’re hearing unusual banging or other noises in your home’s ductwork, there are a number of possible causes. Locating the source of these noises is often not difficult, and it’s the first step in taking corrective action. Some of the noises you might hear in your ductwork:
Ductwork design is one of those things that many homeowners never give a second thought. Especially in newer construction where it is stowed away in floors, ceilings or soffits, ductwork is often hidden from view and therefore easy to ignore. But ductwork plays a critical role in your HVAC system’s efficiency and ability to maintain a comfortable temperature in your home. Neglecting it or failing to design it properly in the first place can result in ongoing problems and higher energy costs.
The design of your ductwork has a huge impact on how well your HVAC system performs, and how comfortable you stay in your home. Your HVAC system can’t live up to its potential if your ductwork isn’t up to par. You need not just a well-planned design, but airtight sealing and an expert installation job as well to make sure you get the most out of your cooling and heating equipment.
For optimal home comfort, you need more than efficient heating and cooling components. Though often overlooked, ducts play an essential role in efficiently distributing conditioned air throughout your home. In fact, if your ductwork is improperly designed, installed or sealed, up to 20 percent of the conditioned air that passes through your ducts could be lost.
Cool, clean, well-circulated air is a basic need in Florida. Surviving a typically oppressive summer here without it would be unimaginable.
In Florida, our A/C systems work overtime a large part of the year. Eventually, even the most reliable air conditioner needs to be replaced. If you’re in that situation, or you think you will be in the near future, you’ll need to keep some factors in mind as you look for a new system.
At Symbiont Service Corp., energy savings have long been one of our core values and one of the main benefits we give our customers. To help our Englewood-area neighbors save energy (and save money on utility bills), we offer up these energy savings tips for Florida residents from the federal Energy Star program’s Home Advisor: