How Different Weather Conditions Affect an HVAC System

March 15, 2022

HVAC units are built to withstand and function during a variety of weather conditions so you can keep your home comfortable year-round. However, the extremes of any weather condition can leave their marks on your unit. Outdoor AC components suffer more from extreme weather conditions, but that doesn’t mean that the interior parts are always safe. Most weather conditions leave short-term and long-term impacts on the health and efficiency of your heating and cooling system. Here are some different ways weather conditions can affect your HVAC. Heavy Storms and High-Speed Winds As high-speed winds impact your outdoor HVAC unit, they can loosen and even damage components, as well as blow dirt and debris into them. High-speed flying debris thrown around by powerful winds can leave some parts broken. Dust and particles blown into your unit can collect around the evaporation coils, leading to clogs. Clogs offer a fitting environment for mold growth, which can ultimately affect the quality of air channeled in and out of your home. Clogs can also render the HVAC inefficient and unable to heat your home to the desired temperatures. Call an HVAC tech if your HVAC unit makes strange noises or doesn’t turn on after...

View Article

Read More