Green Tip #172: Clean the Filter Systems

So many widgets run on filter systems these days and they are so quickly forgotten.  Thing is, to keep the widget running at its maximum efficiency the filter system must be maintained and that means it needs to be cleaned and/or replaced regularly.  I think most of us know that we need to change the filter in our automobile.  Those scheduled maintenance visits take care of that.  But have you considered what maintenance you need to perform on your humidifier, de-humidifier, furnace – and at this time of year, your air conditioning units!  Even if your widgets are energy star compliant, if you don’t maintain the filter systems these widgets are going to cost you a lot more in energy use/cost.

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