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Did you know that ductwork is the backbone of an air conditioning and forced air furnace heating system? Because it is often out of sight, its importance can be overlooked.

At Ideal Energy, we take duct design seriously and ensure that it is done right on all of our heating and cooling projects. Ductwork issues can impede airflow and contribute to an inefficient air conditioning system and uncomfortably warm rooms in your home.

The Importance of Duct Design For Proper Airflow

The design of the ductwork located in your attic space is crucial to home comfort and operating efficiency of your AC and heating systems. If your duct system "spaghettis" through your attic, has kinks, loops, or 180-degree turns, there are probably some serious issues that need attention.

Think of your duct system as a garden hose. When you kink a garden hose, the water stops flowing. The same concept applies to ductwork: when you kink a duct, the air will stop flowing. That's why it is important to have someone who is specially trained in finding and addressing such issues when doing an energy check-up.

Duct Design Issues Plague Arizona Homes

In Arizona, it is very common to find incorrectly designed duct systems in residential homes, particularly return ductwork. Over 50% of the homes we test have a restricted return duct. This means that the return duct or return grille are too small, there is the wrong type of filter, or the wrong type of filter grille. It is important that there are no restrictions so your system can breathe.

Residential HVAC Duct Design for Energy Savings & Home Comfort

We can compare restricted ductwork to trying to drink soda out of a small red coffee straw. Chances are doing that would take a lot of effort and you wouldn’t get much soda in your mouth. The same goes for a return duct. If it is too small, the system essentially suffocates and works extremely hard to pull the proper amount of air it needs through the system. This all has a negative impact on the way the system works, and actually has a direct correlation to making your home uncomfortable and raising your bills.

Trust Ideal Energy With Your Heating & Cooling Ductwork

Our auditors are specially trained to calculate proper airflow and duct sizing for your heating and cooling system. It's important that any person working on your duct or HVAC system is an expert in this field and makes the appropriate recommendations. We take comfort and energy efficiency seriously for our customers across Phoenix, Tempe, Mesa, and Scottsdale, Arizona.

Want to ensure that your heating and cooling systems are functioning at peak performance? Call Ideal Energy today for our duct design service!

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  • We had an excellent experience with Ideal Energy. Alex and his team are very professional, timely, and did a fantastic job improving our home's energy efficiency. Also, their prices were very reasonable and competitive. Can't believe how hard the AC blows now.

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  • These guys came HIGHLY recomended from ___ board members to preform a home energy audit. They were very professional, timly, honest, and nice. Alex and his team did a great job and were a pleqasure to deal with.

  • First off I would like to thank Ideal Energy for all their expert advice and professionalism.

  • My experience with Ideal Energy was exceptional. I would highly recommend any home/condo owner to contact IdealEnergy for a $99 home energy audit and then to follow through with IdealEnergy to conduct repairs.

  • Ideal Energy is AMAZING!!! I had the company come out and bid the work for my AC, duct work, and insulation. They were extremely professional, competitively priced, clean, on time, and did QUALITY work.

  • I highly recommend Ideal Energy if you want to reduce your energy bills and have a more comfortable home. Alex, Elena and their team are extremely professional and knowledgeable. We have definitely had a reduction in our monthly APS bill. Furthermore, they are conscientious and detail-oriented... Read More

  • Here is my latest bill from APS. As you can see, AFTER you guys came & did our house the bill is MUCH lower......Thank you so much!

  • Alex and Elena are remarkable people. They have really helped me in determine the best way to save energy. I recommend them to anyone who are serious about getting the most of the energy used in their house!

  • We had Alex and his crew out for an energy audit, we are so glad we decided to call their number. Everything checked out fine, in addition they addressed our problem issue re: a hot room. Made a suggestion and finished the job. It worked! From a very happy customer Thank you!

  • My husband and I used Ideal Energy for the work we had done this July which included the installation of a new AC unit, another air return, duct sealing and repair, as well as insulation and airsealing. We cannot speak highly enough of Alex and his crew.

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SRP Approves Rate Increase to 3.3% through April 2016 - Then Rate Jumps to 3.9% Unlike APS, SRP is not governed by the Arizona Corporation Commission. As a municipal utility, they are governed by a ... Read more
October 1, 2014
As of October 1st, 2014 the duct sealing rebate per AC duct system changed to $400 for SRP customers!Up until October 1st, the duct sealing rebates were only $175 per system, which means that they... Read more