Residential HVAC systems are designed to provide years of reliable service. An unfortunate side effect of this longevity is that much of the heating and cooling equipment currently in operation includes older, lower-efficiency systems. Replacing your existing furnace, air conditioner or heat pump with a newer efficient HVAC system can have many benefits that will be obvious throughout your home.
- Improved HVAC efficiency – Newer HVAC systems operate at higher levels of efficiency, which means they make better use of the energy they consume to produce heating and cooling. This reduces the total amount of energy needed to heat or cool your home, which at the same time decreases the demands on your local power utility.
- More consistent heating and cooling – A highly efficient HVAC system will produce a more consistent level of comfort throughout your home. Many models will also contain components that improve both efficiency and performance, such as variable-speed blower motors that move heated and cooled air at different speeds or fan-only switches that allow you to use the unit for ventilation only.
- Reduced operating expenses – High-efficiency HVAC systems cost less to operate, which will result in dramatically reduced energy costs. In some cases, these systems can cut heating and cooling expenses by 50 percent or more.
- Better function – When you install a new HVAC system, make sure it’s properly sized and installed to work at its best level. Correctly-sized systems have the functional capacity to produce only the amount of heating and cooling you need—no more and no less. Professional installation ensures the equipment works correctly and safely.
Sage Builders LLC provides Boston-area clients with professional design, construction and consulting services. Contact us today for more information on the benefits of replacing your existing heating and cooling equipment with a more efficient HVAC system.
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