Depending on where you live, multiple levels of terrible air quality can affect the efficiency of your Heating, Ventilation plus A/C system! High levels of airborne soot as well as debris cause buildup on the outdoor components of your A/C unit, most notably the condenser coil, did you think that only 1/100th of an inch of dirt buildup on your a/c’s condenser coil reduces its efficiency by 5 percent? Buildup causes your machine to work harder to cool your building, as well as when it works harder, it uses more energy, this results in higher energy bills.
Depending on how long you have gone since your a/c has been maintained, the buildup of dirt as well as debris on the condenser coils could be decreasing your electric bill by as much as 30 percent.
The condenser coil is a critical component of your a/c, and its function is to help expel heat from the large amount of air traveling through the system; When a layer of dirt as well as debris collects on the condenser coil, it acts as an insulator that interferes with the move of heat. When the condenser coil can’t do its job efficiently, your component runs hotter, longer as well as with higher pressure in order to supply the same level of cooling. In some cases, high levels of sulfur in the soot can even cause corrosion of the condenser coil’s tubes, leading to failure of the unit. It’s best to leave the job of cleaning the coils to a professional who is trained. Preventative service to your Heating, Ventilation plus A/C plan as well as making sure your condenser coils are scrub will not only lower your energy costs, however increase the lifespan of your equipment.