Washable filters

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Old 03-13-20, 06:39 AM
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Washable filters

Hi, what are the thoughts on washable filters, my new Trane TEM4A0B30S31SB came with replaceable filters 18X20X1 does it make sense to use washable?
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Old 03-13-20, 07:08 AM
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I've been using a washable filter on my heat pump for 20+ yrs. It was stated it would be better for my wife's asthma. There are many who say that it puts too much restriction on the system - I don't know.
 
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Old 03-14-20, 05:07 AM
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does it make sense to use washable?
If it does for you then yes!

You need to understand that the filters, regardless of what type, dont really do much for air quality! A furnace only runs for what, an hour or two per day so it;s ability to filter air is minimal.

If your really concerned, you need to keep the fan running 24/!
 
 

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