What is the utility and maintenance reduction program?
The utility and maintenance reduction program is a program we implemented to save you massive amounts on your hvac costs as well as take care of a lease obligation you have to provide and change furnace filters which are consumables with your use and helps you avoid potential liability when you don’t that could be assessed for not changing your filters when that causes damage (easily 10,000 for a new HVAC system) to your furnace or AC.
What is the cost of the utility and maintenance reduction program?
The cost is included as of the Resident Benefit Package. This amount will be added to your account every month to be paid with your rent. This will be the same price regardless of the number of filters you need.
How often will I receive my filter(s)?
A new filter will be shipped directly to your door periodically enough for a filter change every 90 days.
Do I install the filter myself?
Yes. Once received, you will remove and dispose of your old filter, and replace with the new filter. There will be instructions in your shipment on how to locate and change your filter.
Where is my air filter located?
First, look around your property for a return air grate (usually on a wall, ceiling or by the furnace). If you find one, there will be a place for you to open the grate, and your filter will be inside. If your property does not have a grate on the wall, your air filter will be located in/by your furnace. Look for a 1″-4” wide hinged or removable cover on it and the filter will be inside.
I already buy my own filters, can I opt out of receiving these?
No, the utility and maintenance reduction program is not optional. We appreciate our tenants that have been taking the appropriate steps to take care of their HVAC systems in the past, however, we are confident that the utility and maintenance reduction program will save you time and money while providing you high quality filters.
Why do I need to change my furnace filter?
It is an excellent way to save money on your energy bills. Having a clean filter means it takes less energy to push air through your home. A dirty filter is the #1 reason for HVAC system failures. It restricts the air flow into your HVAC systems air handler, which then strains, and often times burns out the motor controlling air flow. An HVAC repair STARTS at around $600 and an exhaustive repair can easily reach $7,000. A new system, if the damage is irreparable, starts at around $10,000.
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