Heating & Air System Facts

Why clean Central Heating & Air Systems?


  • 9 out of 10 system failures are caused by dirt and dust (LCES) Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service
  • Clean systems restore capacity and lessen running time. This means saving money on heating and cooling bills. (LCES)
  • A buildup of .042 inches of dift on a heating or cooling coil can result in a decrease in efficient of 21%.(EPA) Environmental Protection Agency
  • Most commercially purchased fibergladd filters are only 7% efficient in stopping dirt, dust, pollen, etc. passing through it.(ASHRAE)
  • 50% of all illnesses are either caused or aggravated by polluted indoor air. American College of Allergists
  • One out of six people who suffer from allergies do so because of the direct relationship to the fungi and bacteria in the air duct systems. (Total Health Better Health Magazines).
  • Children are more likely than adults to be affected by polluted indoor air- they breathe faster, inhale more air per unit of body weight, and are closer to the ground where concentrations are higher.(Dept. of Consumer Affairs.)
  • The elderly, asthmatics, and people with breathing problems, allergies, and lung diseases are also likely to be more sensitive to pollutants. (Dept. of Consumer Affairs)
  • Most people spend 60%- 90% of their time indoors.(ALS) American Lung Association
  • Indoor air is found to be up to 70 times more polluted than outdoor air. (EPA)