When it’s time to choose an HVAC system for your home, you’ll probably have many questions about the equipment and its function. Here are some answers to some of the most common HVAC system questions that can give you a good start in choosing the right equipment.
How careful must I be in choosing an HVAC system? For the best HVAC performance, choose a system that is properly sized for your home, with the right amount of functional capacity to generate the amount of heating or cooling you need. Have your HVAC pro do a load calculation, which is a sophisticated process that determines exactly how much heating and cooling your home requires. With this information, you can easily choose an HVAC system that will meet your indoor comfort needs.
Are name-brand systems a better option? Name-brand HVAC systems have the advantage of coming from well-known companies that provide an expected high level of quality. These companies are likely to have better warranties and package deals. They also have a reputation to maintain, which means they will stand behind what they sell.
How long should my HVAC system last? Modern HVAC systems can usually be expected to last for ten to fifteen years at minimum. If the equipment is given regular preventive maintenance, including air filter changes, and is repaired when needed, there is a very good chance the system can last up to twenty years or longer.
Is a high-efficiency system a good idea? High-efficiency HVAC systems let you save significant amounts of energy and money. They tend to cost a little more, but they can slash monthly heating and cooling bills by a significant percentage. It’s common for homeowners to recover the cost of a high-efficiency system through monthly savings alone by about the halfway point of the system’s expected functional lifespan.
Elite Air provides high-quality HVAC services to customers in Hamilton and the surrounding areas in New Jersey. Contact us today for more answers to your common HVAC system questions and for expert help choosing the heating and cooling equipment that will keep your home comfortable.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in Trenton, New Jersey about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems). For more information about other HVAC topics, download our free Home Comfort Guide or give us a call at 609-401-2655.
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