One of the most important HVAC components is the filter that removes dust particles, pet dander, pollen and other particulate matter. Almost every home in Madison, MS, has an HVAC system. But some don’t function as expected due to poor maintenance, which affects their air filter’s performance. Here are three benefits of choosing the right HVAC filter:

Promotes Indoor Air Quality

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) notes that, on average, Americans spend about 90% of their time indoors. If you stay inside most of the time, keep your HVAC filter functioning well to ensure high indoor air quality.

Your home may have invisible pollutants that can be hazardous. These include toxic gases and particulate matter. Having the right HVAC filter will remove the particulate matter from the air, improving your indoor air quality. We recommend an HVAC filter with a MERV rating of at least 4.

Lowers Heating Costs

HVAC systems allow airflow in and out of the HVAC system. If the filter isn’t functioning properly, it’ll interfere with the airflow, which will make the HVAC system overwork. If this goes unchecked, it can lead to wear and tear on your HVAC system.

An inefficient system will increase your energy bills. Cheap air filters aren’t necessarily the way to go either because you’ll keep replacing them more often. If you’re not sure about the right filter for your HVAC system, you can ask a professional to assist you.

Minimizes Maintenance Costs

A good filter will remove dirt and dust thoroughly. Keeping your system free of dirt and dust minimizes chances of a breakdown. As a result, you’ll require fewer repairs and pay less for HVAC upkeep.

Contact Modern Air for any filter and indoor air quality issues you have. We’ll provide maintenance to ensure that your unit runs as it should. You can count on us to install a new HVAC system or repair an existing one.

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