Summer is nearly here, which means you need to ensure your AC unit is running as well as possible—and if it’s not, then you need to decide if installing a new unit is your best option. Here in south Florida, it feels like there are two seasons: hot and hotter. During the hot summer days (and nights), you’re air conditioner runs constantly and works hard to keep your home cool. If you find your electricity bills are increasing but it takes longer for your unit to cool your home, installing a new high-efficiency air conditioner is likely the way to go, and there are many benefits to choosing a high-efficiency unit over a “standard” one.
Keep it in the bank
Yes, a high-efficiency system will likely cost more up front than a less-efficient system, but you will be able to make up the difference within a few years and then save money monthly thereafter. Many homeowners who switch to more efficient systems have found they save hundreds a year on energy bills.
In addition, the government offers a tax credit to those who install air conditioners recognized by EnergyStar as the most efficient models. Depending on the model you choose, this tax credit might offset the difference in price between a less-efficient model.
Higher-efficiency air conditioners cool better and more quickly than “standard” units. Efficient systems cool all areas of your home—if some areas of your home are not being cooled as they should be, it’s likely time to consider purchasing a new system.
The sound of silence
New efficient systems are quiet, both inside and outside. As system age, compressors have to work longer and harder, adding unnecessary noise to your home. In addition, high-efficiency units have built-in sound dampening, which also helps keep the background noise to a minimum.
American Air Cares’ trained technicians are experts in the benefits of high-efficiency air conditioner units and can help you determine the best system for your home. Call American Air Cares today to set up a free consultation.