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Air Conditioning Professionals in Minnesota Explain Why Your Insulation Could be the Reason Your Home is Not Cooling Consistently

Any professional air conditioning technician in Minnesota will tell his customers that it takes more than the air conditioning system to keep a house cool.

While the mechanical parts of the air conditioner may sometimes be at fault when the home isn’t cooling properly, this may not always be the case.

Here, we’ll discuss the issue of why your insulation could be the reason your home is not cooling consistently.

Insulation Issues

While you may think that the only time of the year you need to worry about your insulation is during the winter, that is not necessarily true.

Insulation helps to keep the heat from easily moving, which means it does a good job of keeping the heat in the air ducts during the winter.

But, insulation also keeps the heat from moving into the air ducts during warm weather, and this is the time you want the air entering your home to be cool, otherwise your home is not cooling consistently.

Your home’s air ducts run through warmer areas of your home, such as your attic. If the weather is warmer outside, heat builds up inside the attic, as heat rises.

When there’s a problem with the insulation, the heat can transfer into the air ducts, meaning it’s mixing with the cooler air and causing your air conditioner to work harder, and your energy usage increases as well.

You might also want to think about getting your air ducts cleaned too.


It’s still possible your air conditioning unit is failing, so you’ll want to determine what is causing the inconsistent cooling. Please Contact Us at (651) 294-7798 to speak to an experienced air conditioning technician today.

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