Is it Time to Upgrade Your AC?
Aug 20, 2015
Suffering from hot spots in your house? Are certain rooms not cooling properly? It may be time for an air conditioning replacement. There have been enormous strides in the manufacturing of the modern AC. What was “state of the art” 10-20 years ago isn’t considered standard today. Innovation in technology and energy efficient systems have extended its tendrils to the home cooling front.
Everyone is conscious of creating a smaller carbon footprint. After all, no one wants to be Big Foot! Cut your footprint in half and invest in an air conditioner replacement from top-rated, Energy Star certified systems. FL Green Team is offering Southwest Florida the most efficient systems in the industry. Rheem and Trane have partnered with the EPA to label high-efficiency systems with the Energy Star label so homeowners can easily identify those higher-efficiency products that can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save energy.
Before replacing your air conditioner there are a few things to consider. One of the most important aspects of efficient air conditioning replacement is the proper sizing and installation in your home. If this is not done properly, it can affect the humidity, the temperature, and your overall comfort. In the words of Goldilocks, it needs to be “just right”. Our NATE certified professionals properly assess your home’s space as well as your cooling needs so that we can find an efficient air conditioner for you. Improper unit location, lack of insulation, and improper duct installation can greatly diminish efficiency.
There are two cost factors to consider when replacing your air conditioner:
- Installation Cost
- Monthly Cost to Cool
Keep in mind that long term savings usually outweigh the additional initial cost. According to the Department of Energy, today’s best air conditioners use 30% to 50% less energy to produce the same amount of cooling as air conditioners made in the 70s. Even if your air conditioner unit is a mere 10 years old, you can still save 20% to 40% of your cooling energy costs by replacing it with a newer, more efficient model.
We understand that investing in a new air conditioning can be an intimidating experience; you can choose from single stage systems, variable speed air handlers, systems with two compressors, and so on. That’s enough to make anyone nervous!
The FL Green Team will help you sort through the clutter to find the best choice for you. Before all of our replacements, we conduct a short survey to get a better idea of your situation and concerns so that we can provide the best option for your family and maximize your comfort. Contact FL Green Team for a FREE estimate from our certified service technicians.