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Do I have to change my air filters every month?

Dear Mr. Energy, Do I really have to change my air filters every month? —Trying to Save a Buck in Bonlee Dear Trying to Save, Yes. Your nasal passages will thank you and your HVAC system won’t have to work as hard. Also, your house will be less dusty. All good things. As far as […]

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Dear Mr. Energy…yes, you HAVE to change your air filters every month

Dear Mr. Energy, Do I really have to change my home’s air filters every month? —A little bit lazy Dear Little bit, Yes. You do. Quit being lazy! It’s not very hard to do and it’s pretty cheap, and your home’s HVAC system will thank you for it. The air filters control the quality of […]

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Why you must change your air filters…every month!

Mark, our energy auditor, recently did an audit on a fairly new, 3500 square foot house, whose owners reported unusually high energy costs. He did the audit and found that the house was pretty tight – HVAC ducts had fewer leaks than normal, and the attic was tight, as was the rest of the home’s […]

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