Acquiring a new air and heating system is a major investment and All American Air Service Experts appreciates that. But, when you consider your options, there are a few important questions that you need to answer in order to assure you have the most energy-efficient and affordable choice for your Daytona Beach area home. Now let’s examine what you should learn about a new home comfort system.
What Exactly Makes Up A Heating & Air Conditioning System?
Your home’s Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) system, what All American Air Service Experts refers to as the “home comfort system”, typically consists of three major components:
- The furnace, which provides heat and air movement
- The condenser, the air conditioner or cooling equipment, and
- One or several parts that governs air quality and humidity levels in your home
In some Daytona Beach area homes, a heat pump may be used in place of a furnace and condenser. Heat pumps remove indoor heat in the summer and add outdoor heat in latter months of the year. Operating via the thermostat, these primary components monitor your indoor environmental comfort level. Like the engine of a car, the home comfort system is the instrument of your home that ‘drives’ your family’s indoor comfort each day.
The Real Key Is Quality Installation
The specs of your home dictate the choices available to you for a home comfort system. The quality of the installation is extremely important in that process. If the installation is conducted inadequately, the equipment, energy-efficiency and your comfort level is dramatically impacted. No matter how much you spend, the equipment will probably undergo frequent repair problems in the future if the install was shotty. So it’s absolutely critical to work with an HVAC contractor that can demonstrate their installation quality.
Look At All Potential Features And Options
There are a number of makes, models, features and options of comfort equipment available to choose from. You are best served by researching every option that can make your home’s air quality, humidity level, temperature and energy-consumption exactly the way you desire for your family’s lifestyle and health needs. A decent home comfort company will assist you in identifying your family’s specific comfort needs and desires, then simply walk you through all the options available that will meet those needs for you. When they're finished, you should have everything you need to make a choice that fits your budget and satisfies your family’s needs.
Reduce Energy Consumption
A reliable home comfort company will also execute what’s called a heating and cooling load calculation and an energy-efficiency analysis on your home. These calculations not only help you figure out the proper type of equipment needed, they conveniently map the additional savings of high-efficiency heating and air conditioning products.
Uncovering hidden saving thru a reduction in household energy consumption are important factors because the cost of operating a heating and air conditioning system is usually not factored when figuring out your budget. Think about it - if you can save $700 per year in utility costs with your new home comfort system, what would you do with the extra money in your pocket? As the cost of energy continues to escalate, high-efficiency equipment becomes increasingly helpful to your family’s budget. By the same token, as heating and air conditioning manufacturers move toward making more efficient equipment, the outside environment also benefits. So carefully consider high-efficiency equipment. It’s equipment developed to save much more than just your utility bills; it's environmentally conscious.
Will The Company Be Able To Honor Your Warranty?
When comparing Warranties and Guarantees from various Daytona Beach area companies, carefully consider and aggressively question the financial backing, history and longevity of the businesses you might assign the job. There are a lot of cheap service pitches out there; they are the companies you will want to watch out for. A paper certificate does not make much difference if the issuing company is not around when you need to use it. The company should be viable enough to present you favorable financing so you can further leverage the financial investment with low, easy to manage monthly payments. The risk with a lot of smaller companies is that they are sold or just go out of business.
To summarize, the manufacturer of the equipment will usually warrant flaws in the equipment, but the installing company independently guarantees the installation work.
If you live in the Daytona Beach area, All American Air Service Experts can help you. Schedule an appointment online or simply call 386-310-2061 and we will be happy to assist you.
A new furnace or air conditioning system can save you energy and money every single month. We know that buying a new system is a big decision; we hope this information has helped you understand the buying process and what to watch out for as you move through it.