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Check that air intake and exhausts are clear of debris, nests, etc.
Blocked intakes and vents cause electric fan driven systems to work harder and heating and cooling systems to work longer. Moreover, blocked intakes and vents can cause combustion systems to build up unsafe amounts of explosive or harmful gasses.
What You Need to Do
Step 1It is important to regularly inspect vents and intakes for any obstructions, such as nests, vegetation lint and dust, and clear the obstructions (or engage a professional to do so).
If I complete this measure, can I track my savings over time?If you mark an item on your plan as completed, we will track your estimated energy use and savings over time. We can use this to find additional savings options.