Are you having a new home constructed? Ductwork design should be high on your list of priorities when you’re hiring professionals to complete important construction projects. If you live in a home with inefficient ductwork design, it may be time for a redo. Read on to find out how the design of the ducts in your heating and cooling system can impact efficiency.
The Importance of Duct Design
Ductwork design impacts how air flows through your heating and cooling system, and maintaining proper airflow is responsible for the efficiency of your system. In other words, the design of the ducts that are used in your system plays a major role in how efficient you can expect this system to be.
Ducts that are old or poorly designed can leak air and fail to properly distribute warm or cool air throughout your home. Have you ever walked into a room that felt uncomfortable while the rest of your home felt fine? You have a problem with the ductwork in your home.
Leaks or improper design in your ductwork can let conditioned air get outside. This means that the air that you pay to have conditioned for your comfort could be leaking outdoors instead of being circulated into your home. Another problem is that air from outside that has not been regulated could be getting into your home and circulating. The result is low efficiency and discomfort that costs you when your utility bill arrives.
Strategically configuring your ductwork will increase the efficiency of your heating and cooling system. The most efficient design for your needs depends on the layout of your home and system location.
Getting Your Ductwork Design Right
Ductwork design is a project that must be completed by a professional for the best results. You can get a general idea of how design impacts the efficiency of your system by reviewing the information above, but the actual work should be completed by a technician with substantial HVAC experience. Beyer Boys in San Antonio is a NATE-certified business that employs experienced technicians. Contact Beyer Boys today to schedule an appointment!
Our goal is to help educate our customers in the greater San Antonio, Texas area about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems).
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