Debunking HVAC Myths for Bruton Comfort Control


When it comes to heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, there are plenty of myths and misconceptions that can lead to inefficient operation and higher energy bills. At Bruton Comfort Control, we’re committed to providing reliable HVAC services and improving indoor air quality for our customers in Beaverton, Tigard, Tualatin, Hillsboro, and Aloha, OR. In this blog post, we’ll debunk some common HVAC myths to help you better understand your system and make informed decisions.

Myth #1: Closing Vents Will Save Energy

Many people believe that closing vents in unused rooms can save energy by reducing the amount of heated or cooled air being distributed. However, this is a myth. HVAC systems are designed to operate with a balanced airflow, and closing vents can disrupt this balance, leading to increased energy consumption and potential damage to the system.

Myth #2: Bigger is Always Better

When it comes to HVAC systems, size does matter, but bigger isn’t always better. An oversized system will cycle on and off more frequently, leading to:

A properly sized HVAC system, tailored to the specific needs of your home or building, will operate more efficiently and provide better comfort.

Myth #3: Air Filters Don’t Need Frequent Replacement

Air filters play a crucial role in maintaining indoor air quality and protecting your HVAC system from dirt and debris. Neglecting to replace air filters regularly can lead to decreased airflow, reduced efficiency, and potentially costly repairs or replacements.


At Bruton Comfort Control, we strive to educate our customers and provide reliable HVAC services. By debunking these common myths, we hope to help you better understand your system and make informed decisions that will improve comfort, efficiency, and indoor air quality. If you have any questions or concerns about your HVAC system, don’t hesitate to contact our team of experienced professionals.