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Top 3 Reasons Why a Higher MERV Isn’t Better

Posted by Michelle Eld on 22nd Dec 2016

Higher numbers must mean higher quality, right? Well, not necessarily so when it comes to furnace filters for your home. Let’s explain. First off, the original purpose of furnace filters was to pro … read more

MERV Ratings and Microns

Posted by Michelle Eld on 7th Dec 2016

You may have heard of the terms MERV and microns, but do you know what they mean? MERV stands for Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value and this rating system is designed to illustrate a filter’s perfo … read more

MERV 11 vs. MERV 12

Posted by Michelle Eld on 17th Nov 2016

We’ve been talking a lot lately about MERV ratings, what they are and their importance in choosing the best filter for your residential system. To review, MERV stands for Minimum Efficiency Reportin … read more

What Does MERV 11 Mean?

Posted by Michelle Eld on 19th Oct 2016

In the world of filter ratings, MERV is the accepted system used by most manufacturers and re-sellers. Short for Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value, this system is designed to inform consumers abou … read more