The HVAC system in your Fayetteville, North Carolina, home is vital to keeping it comfortable through the summer. One of the most critical parts of your HVAC system is your ductwork. Improperly designed or damaged ductwork can wreak havoc on your system’s efficiency, leading to higher utility costs and lessened comfort. The good news is that replacing damaged ducts can help boost energy efficiency.
Ensure Correct Sizing and Positioning
Many people are under the common misconception that bigger is always better. Yet, when it comes to your ducts, this is hardly the case. Having ductwork that’s too big or too small to accommodate your system will cause it to work harder to cool your home.
Also, having ducts positioned in a way that inhibits the flow of air will also lead to overworking your system. The harder your system has to work, the higher the energy bills. It’ll also sustain more wear and tear. As a result, you’ll accrue more repair costs.
Ensure Adequate Sealing and Insulation
Older ductwork can sustain damage, which can result in kinks and cracks. Even simple wear and tear can cause minor leaks in your ducts. As a result, cooled air can escape the ducts before it reaches the vents.
To replace the lost air, your system will have to run longer to push the air through, lowering its efficiency. With a new ductwork installation, you can rest assured that all of your duct will be free from damage, properly sealed and well-insulated. As a result, you’ll avoid air leaks.
Think your system’s efficiency is suffering due to damaged or improperly sized ductwork? Give Bass Air Conditioning Company a call at 910-778-1536 today. Our service technicians can replace your ductwork to ensure you have the proper airflow you need to optimize efficiency and comfort.
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