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It’s that time of month again — your energy bills have come and you wish they hadn’t. Despite your efforts to improve energy efficiency in your Baltimore, Maryland, home, something is still messing with your energy efficiency and it may be something you wouldn’t expect — your HVAC system size. If your Baltimore heating & AC system size isn’t built for the specific needs of your home, it may have become a threat to your energy efficiency.

Why Does Your Baltimore Heating & AC System Size Matter?

Why not buy a huge HVAC system and look forward to reliable heating and cooling all year long? Because it isn’t quite that simple. HVAC systems are designed keeping in mind something we call load requirements. These load requirements are determined by many factors in your home, from square footage and structural design to the amount and position of windows and doors. Each home’s unique load requirement calls for a different size of HVAC system. If you’re running a system that isn’t adequately sized for the load requirements of your home, you could be in trouble.

How Does HVAC Size Affect Energy Efficiency?

A system that’s too large for your load requirement will not deliver the constant, reliable comfort you’re looking for. In fact, an oversized system will meet the temperature setting on your thermostat so quickly that it will turn off while still in its start-up phase, resulting in something called short-cycling. Since that start-up phase draws the most energy, your system will strain despite its size and your utility bills will skyrocket from the inefficient energy use.

An HVAC system that’s smaller than your load requirements demand will do you no better. Instead of short-cycling, an undersized system will constantly strain to maintain comfort, but it will never get there. That strain will hike up your energy bill and cut the lifespan of your unit.

Are you the victim of an inefficiently-sized HVAC system? How could you know? Fortunately, our team performs detailed inspections and takes manual measurements of your living space, checking to see if your system’s size and your load requirement are in sync. To schedule your HVAC inspection, call Griffith Energy Services at 888-474-3391.

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Dear Customers,

At this time, when the news is dominated by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health emergency around the world, we wanted to personally reach out and let you know that we are vigilantly implementing enhanced protocols to ensure your safety and the safety of our team.

We are closely monitoring the guidance of the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control regarding the spread of the virus. This is an evolving situation and we will continue to develop and take necessary measures as needed. Our focus is to ensure that we meet customer needs while doing our part to keep you, our employees, and our communities safe.

Here’s what we’re doing:

  • Everyone on our team has received enhanced training and protocol briefings. We will continue to evolve and adjust these protocols as needed.
  • We are implementing telecommuting options for positions where applicable.
  • Non-essential work travel is currently on hold for all employees.
  • We are conducting enhanced cleaning practices at our locations and are instructing employees to continually sanitize their work stations and vehicles.
  • We are also urging all employees to be vigilant about frequent hand washing.

Information for you:
If you have an existing service appointment, we look forward to seeing you and want to reassure you that we are doing everything we can to promote a safe and secure service experience.

During this challenging time, if you are experiencing symptoms related to the COVID-19 virus or have been exposed to it, in order to protect our team and all the customers we serve, we encourage you to please reschedule your service appointment, by calling us at 888-474-3391.

Your safety is our highest priority and we truly appreciate the trust that you place in our team and our company.

Best regards,
Griffith Energy Services
888-474-3391

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