Considerations for Replacement Filters

A filter upgrade and the associated replacement filters may be part of your annual plans to upgrade your HVAC system. Whether for an industrial, commercial, or other large building, upgrading filters and getting new replacement filters can go a long way towards improving indoor air quality and lowering system maintenance costs.

Certain considerations must be made, however, when choosing replacement filters. These include:

  • Life cycle cost analysis: how much will the new replacement filters cost over the lifetime of the filter? You may spend more money during certain times of the year on your replacement filters. Consider averaging the cost of replacement filters over a quarterly or annual cycle for budgeting purposes.
  • Operating costs: What costs are associated with operating the current system? These costs include energy usage. If you choose different replacement filters then the ones you have now how might this impact operating costs?
  • Replacement and disposal cost: How much will it cost you to replace the existing filters versus upgrading to newer filters? Do you have to spend extra money for disposal? If so, factor these costs into your estimates.

One way to save money and hassle is to sign up for Twin City Filter Services’ Air Filter Service. We bring the filters right to you, change them out, and take away the used ones. We’ll also alert you if we spot any potential problems in your system. While we do not offer repairs, our technicians have seen many systems and can often spot problems during filter changes that can be caught and fixed early.

Twin City Filter Service offers a wide range of filter materials, pads, frames and more. Custom filters are also available. Commercial air filters, bulk media, and other materials are available at our location or upon request. We ship same day to customers coast to coast and offer next day delivery in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, South Dakota and North Dakota. Twin City Filter Service may be reached at (612) 721-2001.

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