The air filters in your HVAC equipment are important components that contribute significantly to system efficiency and indoor air quality. They keep your home’s air clean by removing particles and contaminants such as dust, mold, pollen, pet dander and microorganisms. When selecting an air filter for your furnace or air conditioner, your best choice is one that is highly rated for efficiency and performance.
Here are five efficiency-related terms that you may encounter when selecting an air filter. By knowing what these terms mean and how they apply to HVAC filters, you’ll be able to make better equipment choices.
For almost 50 years, Arpi’s Industries Ltd. has brought expert heating, cooling and home comfort services to customers in Calgary and the surrounding areas. Contact us today for more information on air filter efficiency and for help selecting an air filter for your furnace or air conditioner.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in Calgary, Alberta about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems). For more information about air filter efficiency and other HVAC topics, download our free Home Comfort Resource guide.
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