About Damien

Damien McCusker, Manager of Arpi's residential service division, has been working in the HVAC industry for 16 years and has hands-on experience in new home installations, furnace and air conditioner replacements, sales and residential service. He spends most of his spare time being an UBER driver, driving his kids to soccer practice and games.

merv-ratings

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Phil Laprairie

Choosing the Best Air Filter for Your HomeHave you ever wondered to yourself as to why there seem to be so many different types of air filters for your HVAC system?  That may seem confusing but once you have figured out the rating system it will become a little clearer.

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Air Filters
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Phil Laprairie

MERV Ratings Clearly Reveal The Top-Performing Air FiltersIf you’ve never upgraded the air filter in your HVAC equipment, you’re probably still using a very basic, low-grade filter. There are other filter options available, and you can choose a more effective one by using MERV ratings.

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Air Filters
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Phil Laprairie

In order to select an effective filter, you need to know a little bit about filter efficiency. Furnace filters provide protection for your furnace from pollutants, preventing buildup while cleaning up your indoor air. So when you choose a filter, use these terms to compare efficiency:

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Air Conditioning
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Phil Laprairie

As savvy consumers, we generally want to know what we’re getting for our money. The same holds true for HVAC products. When consumers buy air filters, they want to know what the product will do and how it will perform. Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value, or MERV, was developed by the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) to inform consumers of the efficiency and airflow of air filters and to allow them to compare products.

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