Ductwork systems are an important part of your HVAC system since they distribute air from the system throughout your home. They face certain problems that may affect their efficiency and their ability to maintain quality indoor air. Here are four common ductwork issues found in Summerlin, NV homes.

Ductwork Leaks

Your home may lose 20-40% of cooled air through the ducts, and this reduces the efficiency of your cooling system. Sealing your ducts will increase the level of your home comfort and ensure that your HVAC system works efficiently to save energy costs. Leaks can also allow pollutants into your home and lower the quality of indoor air.

Poor Insulation

Insulation helps to prevent loss of cooled air during the summer. Proper insulation improves the efficiency of your system. If the system is losing too much air, you may consider contacting your HVAC professional to seal, and if necessary replace some of the ductwork system.

Dirty Air Ducts

Dust and dirt may accumulate in the ducts, and this could lower the quality of your indoor air. Having your ducts cleaned by an expert may increase the efficiency of your system and cut your energy costs.

Germs and other biological contaminants can also enter your home through the ducts. These allergens may trigger allergies, asthma and other respiratory diseases. Cleaning your ducts or installing a new system can improve your general health.

Improperly Designed Duct System

Having an improperly designed duct system will reduce the efficiency of your system. This is because it cannot supply and return cool air in your home efficiently.

Loose or poorly sealed registers and grills can lead to loss of cooled air. This leads to your system working harder to supply cool air, and it also increases your monthly energy bills. You may consider having a professional inspect your ducts and ensure that they have a good seal.

Our team offers professional air conditioning services, quality products and dependable technicians. Contact Zen Aire Air Conditioning and Heating today for quality HVAC services.

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