Using an energy-efficient air conditioner is a major part of maintaining comfort in living and working environments all year long. This type of air conditioning is one of the most expensive “up-front” comfort costs which can be incurred. On the other side, many things can be done to keep these costs down and actually save money in the long run.
Understanding the cost of using an energy-efficient air conditioner is information you can use to determine when to alter the current air conditioner. With an evaluation and inspection, you will be able to keep records of what needs to be done and mark the items off as the improvements are achieved. Once finished, comparing energy cost records with past months will allow you to see what impact the improvements are having on the cost of energy. This will also help you prioritize which change needs to be completed first, based upon the cost to make the improvement while continuing the current energy budget.
Checking for Leaks and Other Costly Problems
Some of the evaluation and inspection should include sealing any leaks and cracks in the system which affect what is being spent on energy. The insulation and duct are other items that may need attention also. If they need to be replaced, it can become more of a challenge and also add an additional cost. At Southern HVAC, our experts will make sure you are making the right decision for your home or office, allowing for year-round comfort and cost savings.
Working with a Company You Can Trust
There are many different types of energy-efficient air conditioners on the market and it is wise to make sure you are dealing with a reputable and knowledgeable dealer such as Southern HVAC. It is very important to make sure you get not only the proper type of unit but for the proper size of the unit for the living space.
Proper Maintenance is Key
In order to continue saving energy costs, you should properly maintain whichever energy-efficient system you select. Performing routine maintenance on the system, including air filters, kept clean and replaced, refrigerant lines recharged, and aluminum cooling fins monitored both inside and outside your living space should be done by a professional. This type of care and monitoring will allow your system to perform at peak efficiency while saving you time and money.
Providing same day service, our professionals at Southern HVAC arrive in fully stocked vans with parts and supplies. Second opinions are also offered free if you have another company’s written estimate. Southern HVAC offers all of these services and much more.