Dirty air conditioning filters are the common reason for the ineffectiveness and decreased cooling capacity in refrigerated air conditioning systems. Filters should be regularly cleaned to prevent breakdowns and can improve the efficiency of cooling and help your system function better.
In the past filters were typically composed of plastic fiber mesh. The majority of these filters are made of polyvinyl chloride, which is renowned for its superior efficiency and easy cleaning capabilities. These filters are easily cleaned and usually last for many years even if cleaned regularly with chemical clearing products to remove oils and ingrained dust.
Modern air conditioners also have super-efficient filters, known as electrostatic filters, that attract and hold the dirt particles when the circulated air is passed through a magnetic electrical field. These just need to be brushed to clean.
The importance of keeping your filters clean can’t be overstated.
Neglecting your air conditioner return air filters will lead to reduced efficiency, higher running costs, and premature breakdowns.