If you are having central heating and air conditioning installed in your home, you will first need to have ducts installed. These ducts are what the air is pushed through and out vents into each room to control the temperature. The contractor will use either rectangular ducts or round, spiral ducting. Here are some benefits of going with spiral ducting.
They Are More Energy-Efficient
Spiral ducting is often considered a more eco-friendly option as far as home ducting is concerned. This is due to the tighter fit of the ducts and the way they connect together, which causes less air leakage. This can convert into the HVAC system not having to work as hard to get air through the ducts and heat or cool the rooms in your home as needed. The less energy that is used, the more eco-friendly the HVAC system is going to be.
Spiral Ducts Can Be Installed More Quickly
If you are in a hurry to have your ducts installed so you can use the central HVAC system, then spiral ducts are the preferred option. Contractors tend to favour these since they are easier to use and can often be installed much more quickly. There are often standard parts that connect the spiral ducting to each other, which can speed up the installation process. Contractors also like these ducts because they are lightweight, so even when maintaining them later on, they tend to be easier to use.
You Will Save Money
Having a central air conditioning system installed in your home is one of the most expensive ways to have temperature control, so you want to save as much money as possible. With spiral ducting, the process is simpler and the material itself costs less, so you are going to save quite a bit of money. You can save in nearly every aspect of spiral tubing, from the materials to the labour, installation, and even packaging of the material.
They Use Up Less Space
Another benefit to using spiral ducting is that it takes up less space. You need a few extra inches for rectangular ductwork to be installed, and if you already have a small home, the fit might be a little too tight. Regardless of the size of your home, spiral ducting should work great.
Talk to your HVAC professional to discuss different ducting options and work together to decide if the spiral ducting is the best option.Share
17 August 2016
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