For optimal heating and cooling homeowners now install HVAC system. HVAC not only helps in controlling the temperature but also improves the air quality. However people ignore or don’t have knowledge of how much energy is wasted in the process. The crawlspace which is not insulated properly will suck up a lot of energy. Checking insulation and getting your doors and windows properly insulated can help the unit to function less to heat or cool the area and save energy. If you notice the presence of mold then it is a big problem and need to be gotten rid off or else it will not only affect the functioning of the unit but also lead to health problems to the inhabitants. Pests like rats and roaches inside the house means that your home is not insulated properly. You need to get your HVAC contractor check for holes and areas where insulation is missed or worn off and get it fixed as soon as possible.
If the ducts leak or there is dampness on walls, ceiling or floor then you need call your HVAC contractor to get it checked and rectified. It is necessary to get rid of the dampness by finding its source and rectifying it. Prolonged dampness will induce mold growth and decrease the air quality. Worn-out insulation is another common problem that is often overlooked by the owner thus losing a lot of conditioned air. Call a HVAC contractor and check the insulation to see if they are intact and replace or fix those that are worn out.