Chances are, you had little to nothing to do with installing the ductwork in your home. But like the car you drive — which you didn’t build either — you know it when something seems amiss.
If your ductwork design doesn’t adhere to five basic principles, you risk comfort and savings. Specifically, a room or rooms in your home may feel too cool or too warm. The humidity may seem ideal in some rooms and clammy in others. Or when you place your hand on a register, the airflow doesn’t seem as strong as it should.
Ducts can be problematic for many reasons. Some ducts may be poorly insulated or not insulated at all. Some ducts may leak. And in the end, you can lose as much as 30 percent of your conditioned air.
In contrast, properly designed, installed and insulated duct systems can save you significant amounts of money each year by delivering all the air passing through your system to the places where it’s supposed to go. Smart ductwork design meets basic objectives if it:
Evaluating ductwork design requires the expert eye of a mechanical specialist. We’ll inspect that complex web of metal tubing, registers and grilles to ensure that is functioning as it should. Why put your comfort and savings at risk? Call us today, and we’ll remedy any problems with your ductwork design tomorrow.
For more help in the Denver Metro area, contact the Rheem Pro Partner. We have been helping the Denver community since 1992.