Global One Supply is a new Hampton Roads, Veteran Owned small business and IFMA chapter member that specializes in supporting facility maintenance organizations. We have developed a HVAC filter delivery service that is in place on Langley AFB. The 633rd Civil Engineering Squadron has given us rave reviews and site the considerable savings in warehouse use and increase in technician efficiency. We actually deliver filter kits to the point of use. No technician windshield time to gather supplies. They go straight to the mechanical room and complete the work order. This added service comes with a very competitive filter price. That's right, you get point of use delivery for the price you pay now for filters. In addition you lose the warehouse space requirement. With just in time deliveries, there is no need to maintain dedicated bulk storage.
I'm Andrew Jackson and the company owner. I would like to introduce you to our service and hope that you allow us to provide a quote for your consideration. As a former facility manager at NASA I understand the importance of timely preventive maintenance. I also know how the PM process often takes a back seat to reactive work. That is why I developed this process. Helping technicians gain wrench time is likely the one key component to any efficient maintenance program. It gives them more time to fight reactive maintenance fires.
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Make Air Filter Replacement "Automatic", and You Get Back Your Warehouse Space and Technician Time
Global One Supply offers a subscription replacement service for HVAC filters. Changing HVAC filters is the #1 way to protect the life of an A/C unit, and our goal is to make it hassle-free for Facility and Property Managers as well as Home Owners.
How it Works
5 Minute Signup - Give us the Size and Schedule to Receive a Quote
We work with superintendents, building managers and facility coordinators to find out what size filters every unit in a building needs. We then create a PM (preventive maintenance) kit for each piece of equipment. That kit contains the right size and quantity needed to complete the change. Here's the good part, we use your schedule to assure each kit is delivered just in time and to the point of use. Kits can also contain drive belts, single use grease dispensers and bio tablets, just to name a few items. Roll goods type filters are cut to size as part of the kitting process.
As a facility professional, you know that for jobs like this, over half the time can be consumed in gathering materials. If you can increase efficiency by 50% and not significantly change the existing cost, it's a win-win for everyone
Get Your Facility or Campus Started Today, Begin with a Free Quote
To get your building started with hassle-free air filter replacement, click this link to use our quick request form and we'll give you a complete quote within 24 hours. You can also e-mail our facility specialist, Andrew (AJ) Jackson (email@example.com). We can quickly figure out what size filters your building uses and create a custom discounted service for your organization. Or Call us today for more information on how we can help you save time and money.
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should I change my air filter?
1. A dirty air filter is the #1 reason for HVAC system failure. A dirty filter
restricts the air flow into
your HVAC systems air handler. This restricted air flow places additional
strain on the air handler fan motor and could, over time, burn out the motor
and cause your system to overheat and ultimately fail. Filter replacement is a
small price to pay to extend to life of one of the biggest financial
investments in your home.
2. A dirty air filter makes your fan motor work harder and consumes more
energy. One of the easiest and quickest ways to reduce your energy bill is to
replace your air filter.
3. A dirty air filter reduces the air quality in your home. Poor home air
quality can aggravate allergies and asthma, particularly children’s allergies.
Change your filter for your family’s health.
4. A dirty air filter makes your heating and air-conditioning systems and your
ducts get dirty faster. This can lead to costly cleaning expenses or to a need
to replace your units sooner than you expected.
5. A dirty air filter increases your energy bills. You can see an immediate,
short-term cost saving s when you replace your air filter.
6. A dirty air filter increases your carbon footprint. Changing your filter
reduces the amount of energy your home consumes. It’s an easy and inexpensive
way to be environmentally responsible.
Where is my air filter located?
Your air filter is most likely located right next to your furnace or air
conditioning system air handler. The air handler is the large box containing
the fan and fan motor. The air handler pulls air in from the house through the
“return” duct system, and then blows the air through the heating or cooling
system and back into the house through the duct system. The air filter is
typically located at the point where the return duct enters the air handler.
Look for a 1” wide hinged or removable cover. The air filter will be inside.
Increasingly, air handlers are being installed in attics. This sometimes
limited space will require installation of the air filter in the return. The
filter is accessed by removing the grate covering the return duct. It is now
unusual to have several returns in a house, with an air filter installed in
Many houses have more than one HVAC system. Each system will typically have at
least one air filter. Therefore your house may have air filters located at the
air handler AND in the returns. You should check each possible location to make
sure you have located all of your air filters.
What are my air filter dimensions?
Air filter sizes come in a variety of dimensions. The most common width is 1”,
but height and length will vary by manufacturer. Most standard filters print
the dimensions on the filter frame. You can use those filter dimensions to
select the appropriate size replacement filter.
Unfortunately, some filters are not marked. In this case you will need to
measure the dimensions of your existing filter. Please measure them twice
before entering your filter size into the filter quote request form at Global
Please also be aware that many filters may have actual dimensions that are not
exact whole numbers—for example 17½” x 23¾” x 1”. If this is the case, you
should round the fractional dimensions up to the nearest whole number. In the
example, this would require a filter with nominal dimensions of 18” x 24” x 1”.
Want more help picking the correct air filter size for you? Please contact us and
we'll do our best to help.
What standard and custom filter sizes does Global
One Supply offer?
Global One Supply offers a huge selection standard home air filter sizes.
You may think you have a custom air filter or a hard-to-find size for
your air filters. You may have no luck finding it at Home Depot, Lowes or your
local hardware store. If that's the case, you've come to the right place for
standard and custom air filters.
In fact, many of our standard sizes are treated as custom sizes
by the big box retailers and local hardware stores. We treat them as
standard, we fulfill your orders in less than 48 hours, and we charge you as if
these are standards. Check out our complete list of standard and custom air filters in the quote request form now.
Does Global One Supply offer custom home air
Yes! If you can't find your filter size in our impressive list of standard air
filter sizes, contact us about ordering a custom home air filter cut
to your specific dimensions. And the best...once you place your order, you'll
never have to worry about finding your custom home air filter again. We'll ship
it to you on your schedule automatically. What could be easier?
Custom home air filters can be a serious pain in the neck, but not if you sign
up with Global One Supply. You'll never have to worry again!
What if I can’t find my filter size?
Global One Supply offers a huge selection of standard air filter sizes in
1", 2" and 4" widths. However, you may have a filter with
dimensions that do not match any of the standard sizes. Don’t worry, we have
the solution. We offer a custom air filter service
to meet your needs. When placing your order, click the “I can’t find my filter
size” button. You will be able to input any nonstandard filter dimensions you
require. Please make sure the dimensions that you enter are correct. We cannot
accept returns of custom filter sizes.
What kind of filter should I use?
You should use an air filter that offers the highest level of efficiency
without damaging your HVAC system. Air filter efficiency is the measure of how
well the filter does its job of filtering air before it enters the air handler. An air
filter “cleans” the air by serving as a physical barrier to particles hanging
in the air. Manufacturers use a number of materials in air filters, such as
fiberglass. Additionally, configuration of these materials can impact the
filter’s efficiency. For example, a pleated air filter provides greater surface area to trap
particles than a flat panel filter and will thus capture more particles even if
made out of an identical material. A thicker filter, say, 2” instead of 1”, will
similarly capture more particles.
You may be surprised to learn that simply using the most efficient filter
available is generally not the right answer. This is because as filter
efficiency increases, there is a corresponding increase in the level of air
flow resistance. A highly efficient filter may restrict air flow to a level that will damage your HVAC
system by placing additional strain on the fan motor. Most HVAC systems should
use a filter having a MERV rating no
higher than 11. Older systems should use a filter with a MERV rating of only 8
or lower. Some older systems are required to use a flat panel fiberglass filter
that offers minimal air resistance but which regrettably provides little if any
air cleaning at all. These filters carry no MERV rating at all. At the other
end of the spectrum, a filter rating higher than 11 is usually overkill for
most residential requirements and is generally needed only for extreme allergy
What is a MERV rating?
for Minimum Efficiency Rating Value. This is an industry standard rating system
that allows you to compare filters made by different manufacturers. A MERV
rating is a numerical value ranging from 1 (lowest efficiency) to 16 (highest
efficiency) and tells the consumer how well the filter captures and holds dirt
and dust of a specified size range. The chart below shows the MERV ratings,
corresponding particle size ranges, and efficiency level as measured by the
percentage of particles captured.
I use the highest rated filter available?
No. You should use a filter rating that corresponds to the requirement of your
HVAC system. If you are not sure contact your installer and HVAC maintenance
Using a filter rating that is too high for your HVAC system may cause damage.
Higher rated filters offer resistance to air flow that
may place too much strain on the fan motor in your air handler, leading to
HVAC system failure.
Using a filter rating that is too low will prevent you from maximizing the
level of clean air in your home.
It is worth the effort to get this right. Call your HVAC system installer or
maintenance company and ask them what air filter MERV rating they recommend for your system.
Why should I use a high efficiency air
filter instead of the less expensive blue fiberglass filter?
A more efficient filter is more effective at removing particles from the air as
it enters your HVAC system. Conversely, a less efficient filter allows more
dirt and dust into your system. This dust and dirt will either land somewhere
in the system or circulate back into the house. Dust and dirt on critical parts
of your HVAC system will increase your fuel consumption and increase repair and
maintenance bills. Dust and dirt circulated back into your home is just plain
unhealthy. Who needs that?
Ironically, the effectiveness of low efficiency air filters actually increases
as the filter loads up with dirt and dust. There are two problems, though.
First, it takes time for the filter to be loaded enough to get a beneficial
effect so that everything that gets by the filter ends up either in your system
or back in your home. Second, eventually the filter can become so dirty that
the system experiences a pressure drop which can burn out the fan motor. To
prevent this you have to change the filter, which takes you right back to the
first problem. For the brief time that you get a small benefit from your low
efficiency filter is far outweighed by the problems it creates.
A high efficiency filter is immediately beneficial because it works right away.
This filter also needs frequent changing for the same reason, it can become
overloaded and damage your system.
The cost-benefit equation is simple: For a few extra dollars you can ensure
that your HVAC system is as clean as possible and the air in your home is
effectively filtered just by using an efficient air filter that is changed
regularly. It’s a simple task that Global One Supply makes even simpler.
Will I save money using a more efficient
Very likely. This really depends on where you live and how you use your system.
Experts have estimated that the average cost reduction derived from using a
high efficiency filter is approximately 10%. This cost savings includes the
reduction in fuel consumed by your HVAC system, and reduced repair and
maintenance costs. This does not include, however, the cost of system
replacement resulting from failure to replace your filter.
It's important to note that there are other ways of improving
your overall home efficiency to complement regular filter replacement.
Upgrading HVAC units to high-efficiency units, replacing dated home
insulation with efficient home insulation, and upgrading or repairing old windows all
help to make your home more efficient and green.
Will I have cleaner air in my home by using
a more efficient air filter?
Absolutely. A more efficient air filter is designed to do a better job of
cleaning the air as it enters your HVAC system. Clean air into the system means
clean air is circulated back into your home. That’s great news for your
will my filter last?
Filter replacement frequency varies from house to house and from place to
place. Global One Supply air filters are designed to last up to 90 days before
needing replacement. If you have pets, or if you live in a location that has
more dust, pollen or similar air particles, you may need to change your filter
more frequently. We recommend checking your filter monthly. If you see that it
is becoming dirty more quickly, let us know and we will increase the frequency
of your filter deliveries.
How much does this service cost?
Shipping is free!!
Price for first filter per shipment:
Better (MERV 7 pleated air filter) - 1" - $14.95; 2" - $21.95;
4" - $29.95
(add $4.00 if height or length exceeds
Best (MERV 11 pleated air filter) - 1" - $17.95; 2" - 23.95;
4" - 31.95
(add $4.00 if height or length exceeds
discount each additional filter 50% per shipment. Call us for a Quote:
757-251-3880 ask for AJ