A good AC system is worth the investment. Sweltering in the summer heat in Spring Hill, Florida, makes life miserable. With a new AC system, your home will be a comfortable haven during the summer. While planning your purchase, here are a few factors to consider.
Plug Up Any Leaks
Before your new AC system is installed, make sure your home is ready to maximize the benefits of your new installation. Make sure your home has an adequate amount of insulation and seal any cracks or gaps around windows.
New AC System Size
The right size AC system is key. But, don’t just think that bigger is better. An oversized AC system is not only more expensive to purchase, but it costs more to run. Before deciding on which AC system to buy, an experienced HVAC installation technician should perform a load calculation where multiple factors are considered, such as the square footage of your home, number and location of windows, trees around your home, your ventilation requirements, and more. Your installation technician should make some recommendations based on the load calculation to help you choose the right size AC system for your home.
Besides the size of an AC system, you’ll need to consider the seasonal energy efficiency ratio (SEER) rating. The higher the SEER value the more energy-efficient it is, and the price correlates to the SEER rating also. Weigh the cost of the higher SEER rated system with the potential monthly savings. Again your installation technician can provide some advice here too.
Understanding Your Options
Now that your HVAC installation technician has helped you decide what size unit to buy and the SEER rating that suits your needs, it time to consider a few other factors. Will you add a dehumidifier, perhaps an air purifier or perhaps you’d like to consider going ductless. Decide on your budget, analyze your needs, compare your options, and talk to us before making a final decision.
Yes, a new AC system is an investment which will continue to pay off for a long time. If you want to know more about our AC installation service call Senica Air Conditioning, Inc. at 866-881-5935, and we’ll help to guide you through this process.
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