To keep your air conditioning system in good shape, clean your central AC coil. Your home’s evaporator coil, which most people call “the coil,” takes the heat made inside the house and sends it outside. Unfortunately, because of the dust and dirt that accumulate on the coil over time, your air conditioner may have to work harder than it needs to function correctly. Also, the dirt could cause energy bills to go up and could cause damage to the system.
Why Clean Your Central AC Coil?
Central air conditioning systems are essential to many homes and offices, providing cool air during hot summer. However, with regular use, the central air coils can become dirty and clogged, reducing efficiency and increasing energy costs. Cleaning the central air coils is a crucial maintenance task that can help keep your air conditioning system running smoothly and efficiently.
Does cleaning AC coils make a difference?
First, it’s essential to understand what AC coils are and what they do. The air handler houses the evaporator coil and absorbs heat from the air as it passes over it. he outdoor unit contains the condenser coil, releasing the heat the evaporator coil absorbs. Over time, these coils can become dirty and covered in debris, decreasing their efficiency and making your air conditioning system work harder to cool your home.
When the AC coils are dirty, they can’t absorb or release heat as effectively, so your air conditioning system must work harder to maintain the same comfort level in your home. Unfortunately, this can increase energy bills and strain your system, potentially leading to breakdowns and costly repairs.
By cleaning the AC coils, you can remove the debris and dirt, inhibiting the coils’ ability to absorb and release heat efficiently. This will help your system work more effectively and efficiently, leading to lower energy bills and a longer lifespan for your air conditioning system.
In addition to improving your system’s efficiency, cleaning the AC coils can also improve the air quality in your home. Dirt and debris on the coils can lead to poor air quality by reducing the amount of air flowing through the system, potentially leading to an increase in allergens and pollutants in the air.
Maintaining your air conditioning system requires cleaning the coil in your central air conditioning unit. It helps to eliminate dirt and debris that might collect on the coil, which in turn increases the effectiveness of the coil and extends the life of your air conditioning machine. You should clean the coils in your air conditioner once per year, or more often if required, to get the most out of its performance.
ECM Air Conditioning, with its headquarters located in Boynton Beach, FL, provides air conditioning services within Palm Beach County, Broward County, Martin County, and St. Lucie County. If you’re looking to have a new HVAC system installed, we’re on-call and ready to assist you. So if you’re in need of an HVAC installation, don’t hesitate to contact us today to schedule an inspection! Our HVAC installation experts will check your ductwork, measure, check wire sizes, and more before making recommendations to ensure maximum efficiency and comfort. Call us at 561-295-1763 or contact our HVAC installation team online by clicking here.