A furnace is designed to heat your entire home equally, without drastic temperature changes from room to room or level to level. The equipment responsible for distributing the air from your furnace throughout your home is the duct system. Most people do not give much thought to the ductwork in their homes; in fact, many blame heating problems on their furnace equipment when actually the ductwork may be to blame.
At Indoor Air Quality, Inc. analysis of your ductwork system is one of the first tests we perform when you have a heating problem. A poorly designed or installed duct system will make even the most energy-efficient heating system inefficient.
Common Furnace Ductwork Problems
There are many reasons why your home’s duct system may not be providing your home with adequate heating.
- Most duct systems leak 25-40% of their air, according to Department of Energy (DOE) studies
- Improper duct seals or insulation, leading to air leakage
- Incorrect size of duct system for your home
- Duct system that has excessive static pressure (which is like blood pressure)
- Insufficient air returns in multiple areas of the home
- Unbalance in the duct system, causing pressure build-up
If the heating in your home is irregular, a furnace ductwork analysis by Indoor Air Quality, Inc. may help shed light on the most cost-efficient ways to solve your heating problems. All of our technicians are North American Technician Excellence, Inc. (NATE) certified so you can feel confident in our ability to properly diagnose and correct your furnace ductwork inefficiencies. The NATE certification program is recognized by the heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC/R) industry as the leading non-profit technician certification program.
Please contact the ductwork experts at Indoor Air Quality, Inc.
today to schedule a comprehensive review of your ductwork system.
Service areas include: Highlands Ranch, Castle Pines, Littleton, Ken Caryl, Englewood, Centennial, and the entire Denver Metro area.