How the Right Vent Covers Can Save on Energy Costs

December 10, 2017

The right vent covers can significantly reduce your home’s energy costs! There are all sorts of different vent covers in the HVAC industry. Vent covers work by isolating specific areas of your home and either increasing the flow to some areas or decreasing or eliminating it to others. Not many people give much thought to vent covers, but they should. They are an excellent way to regulate the flow of air from the HVAC system and can help significantly to cut down on your heating and cooling costs. How Your HVAC Vent System Works In every home, there are two types of supply and return vents. They work to keep the conditions in your home comfortable and tepid. The return vents regulate the air in your home back to your HVAC system and run continually to regulate the temperature of your home. A Cold Air Return Vent It is possible to have return vents in every room of your home, but in most cases, they are centrally located. Most St. Louis HVAC contractors recommend that every room has its own return vent to circulate air more effectively. Cold air returns help control the flow and the pressure of air circulation...

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Vent Covers – Why the Right Ones Are Important

April 12, 2017

Vent covers are an integral part of the HVAC system, though they might not seem as vital. Most homeowners do not put much thought into a vent cover. While there are some who place importance on how the vent covers look with respect to the decor of their home, there is much more in terms of functionality that homeowners should pay attention to. Here are a few reason why it is important to pay attention to the vent covers in your house. What are Vent Covers? Vent covers cover the vent openings of the HVAC system that circulate the air in the room that comes through the ducts. They are an integral part of the HVAC system, though they might not seem as vital. There are two types of vents that an HVAC system comprises of: Supply Vents – Supply vents, or supply register vents allow the desired hot or cold air to enter the rooms in the house from the HVAC. They are often found on the outer walls, on the floor or under windows and are ideally spaced separately from return vents, to prevent re-circulation of the conditioned air coming in from the HVAC. Return Vents – These...

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