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The Variable-Speed Blower Motor: An Impressive Component of Furnace Efficiency

Posted on: December 12, 2022

Your heating system includes a blower as one of its primary components. If you’re considering an upgrade, it’s worth exploring how a variable-speed blower motor can increase your home comfort and savings.

To learn more about variable-speed blower motors for your home’s heating system, call the Acosta Heating, Cooling & Electrical team at (704) 527-7401(704) 527-7401 or contact us online!

What Is a Variable-Speed Blower Motor?

Variable-speed blower motors are a revolutionary step forward in air-circulating technology. These powerful motors vary the speed and output depending on the environment’s temperature, ultimately providing the most energy-efficient means of controlling airflow throughout a space.

A variable-speed blower motor is an energy-efficient alternative to traditional single-speed motors. Single-speed motors run at one fixed speed, regardless of the temperature outside or the workload of your HVAC system. Contrastingly, variable-speed models can adjust their speed depending on conditions to conserve energy while providing optimal comfort in your home.

Variable-speed blower motors offer more significant energy savings, even heating and cooling, better humidity control, and quieter operation than traditional air blowers. With variable-speed blower motors, you can be sure that your space is comfortable no matter what season it is or what time of day!

Variable-Speed Blower Motors Enhance Home Comfort

When a furnace blower can function at a variety of speeds and do so continuously, it enables you to benefit by:

  • Upgrading home comfort: Variable-speed technology allows the furnace blower to cycle at a lower speed, whereas single-speed systems can provide just one speed: high. But the weather doesn’t always require high speeds, with the furnace blower blasting hot air throughout the home. Milder winter weather in the Charlotte area often demands minimal heat, and variable-speed systems can respond to those needs with precise heat delivery. Adjusted speeds also provide even more heat throughout the day, helping you avoid alternating hot and cold zones that conventional blowers generally deliver.
  • Boosting energy savings: By distributing exact amounts of heat daily, you’ll save energy because you’re not wasting energy with a system that’s always on high speed.
  • Increasing indoor air quality: With a variable-speed blower, you can run your fan continuously to circulate air through your system’s filter more often and improve your home’s indoor air quality.

Variable-Speed Blower Motors Drive Savings

The motor boosts energy savings, and variable-speed technology uses a more efficient motor that consumes less electricity to operate. If you want to use your furnace blower to enhance indoor air quality by allowing it to run all day long, you’ll need a high-efficiency motor, like an electronically commutated motor, to accomplish this task without breaking the bank on energy consumption.

You can gain considerable advantages, namely comfort and savings, by upgrading to a heating system with a variable-speed furnace blower motor. For more information or to ask our experts a question, contact Acosta Heating, Cooling & Electrical today! We’ve been serving the Greater Charlotte Area as a local family-owned company since 1972.

Why Choose Acosta Heating, Cooling & Electrical?

Acosta is the team to call if you’re looking for a reliable and experienced heating, cooling, and electrical company in Charlotte, NC. We have been serving the community since 1972, and our family-run business has a long-standing reputation for quality workmanship and customer service. Our technicians are background-checked and drug-screened, so you can rest assured knowing your family is safe when they come into your home. We service all brands of equipment, and our highly trained professionals are courteous, on time, efficient with their time, and receive ongoing training to stay up to date on the latest technologies.

If you want peace of mind with your next heating or cooling project — big or small — contact Acosta Heating, Cooling & Electrical today at (704) 527-7401(704) 527-7401!

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