SUMMARY OF FINDINGS: NADCA

In March 2016 NADCA released the white paper “Restoring Energy Efficiency Through HVAC Air Distribution System Cleaning,” which demonstrated how to measure improvements in HVAC energy performance after HVAC cleaning. A task force of NADCA members was then formed to take measurements in the field before and after HVAC cleaning jobs to determine the effect cleaning has on energy...

3 TIPS ON REMOVING DUST

ROUTINE CLEAN UP Vacuuming: vacuuming your home twice a week is highly recommended. Sweeping: be sure to sweep your hardwood floors at least once a week. Dusting: be sure dust your blinds, countertops, book shelves, above appliances, etc. Washing: wash all of your bed sheets, curtains, pillow sheets, and other clothes or materials that you use on a regular basis. Scrubbing: be sure to scrub you walls. A lot of people don’t realize that dust accumulates even on the walls. Vent Cleaning: be sure to get your ducts cleaned every 2 to 5 years. DON’T LET DUST IN Don’t let the doors stay open too much Ensure cracks and holes are sealed within windows Keep your household shoes outside Avoid wearing the clothes you wear for work inside your house AIR FILTERS Change your air filters: replace your air filters 1 to 3 months Get an air humidifier: be sure to move the air humidifier from room to room, as it only picks up dust from the room that it is in.   If you have more questions feel free to ask us at...