This is a great question, and one that could clear up a lot of misconceptions with our customers when it’s answered correctly. While yes, the air filter does positively impact your indoor air quality, that’s not its intended function. The air filter that fits in your air conditioner or heater’s return air duct is designed to keep things clean for the system itself, for a few reasons we’ll get to.
Changing the air filter on a regular basis has some huge benefits that you can take advantage of as well. For instance, you’ll see better energy efficiency, comfort, and a longer-lasting system if you change the filter every 1-3 months.
But when it comes to air conditioning in Middlesex County, you’ll want to know why you’re changing this component so frequently before you actually put it on your schedule. Let us help you with that down below.