Certain tell tale signs indicate it’s time to consider replacing heating and cooling equipment, or improving the performance of your overall system. It may be time to call AirOne Heating and Air Conditioning to help you make a change if:
The average air conditioning or heat pump system has an operational service life of 10 to 15 years. As air conditioning system energy efficiency levels continue to increase it may be worth thinking about system replacement around the 12 year point to save on energy costs.
Installed correctly, these high-efficiency units can save up to 20 percent on heating and cooling costs. Calculating energy savings is easy using our energy calculator.
Add together the cost of any current repairs, any anticipated repairs costs and any expected energy savings over the next three or four years. Comparing this amount with to cost of a new system should help justify any decision you make. Don’t forget to factor in the new system warranty coverage.
Your cooling or heating equipment my have become less efficient. You’ll need to weigh:
Improper equipment operation, duct problems or inadequate insulation could be the cause. Have these problems addressed when installing a new system.
Install a programmable thermostat or have a good contractor install one and instruct you on its use — to start saving energy and money while they’re away or sleeping.
Poor equipment operation, inadequate equipment, and leaky ductwork can cause the air to be too dry in the winter or too humid in the summer. AirOne Heating and Air Conditioning will perform a manual J load calculation on your have and have specific recommendations about how to reduce indoor humidity levels. New features available today can help better control indoor humidity problems.
Leaky ducts can pull particles and air from attics, crawl spaces and basements and distribute them throughout your house. Sealing your ducts may be a solution. Any duct problems should be addressed when replacing a heating or cooling system.
You could have an undersized duct system or a problem with the indoor coil of your cooling equipment. Equipment manufacturers are constantly lowering outdoor condenser noise levels.