Sometimes improving your HVAC system doesn’t require you to replace the entire unit. Upgrading a specific part, such as the fan coil unit, can have a dramatic impact on the energy efficiency, expenses, and comfort of your Garden City, Georgia, home.
Upgrading to a new fan coil unit can increase your cooling unit’s efficiency by up to two SEER points. The Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) rating compares the energy consumption of an air conditioner or heat pump to its output.
A higher rating means that more of the energy that the unit draws from your home’s power system goes toward heating and cooling your home. In other words, a higher SEER rating indicates that the unit wastes less energy, which means you reduce your carbon footprint and your home’s impact on the environment.
Increasing your unit’s SEER rating with an upgraded fan coil unit doesn’t just increase your home’s efficiency. It also lowers your energy bills. Since your unit consumes less energy, your energy bills show a corresponding decrease in costs.
While you’ll have to pay for the fan coil unit and its installation, you’ll save money every month, which will help offset the upfront cost. When deciding whether to buy a certain product, consider the long-term financial benefits to ensure you’re making a pragmatic decision.
When your air conditioner or heat pump consumes less energy, you might notice a change in your indoor comfort levels. The unit doesn’t have to work as hard or as long to sustain the temperature you program on your thermostat. This helps your home feel more evenly heated and cooled.
Additionally, higher-quality fan coil units help remove more of the moisture content from indoor air. During the summer, lower humidity levels will make your home feel cooler without having to adjust the thermostat.
If you’re interested in a more efficient fan coil unit or other HVAC system upgrade, we’re here to help. Call McDevitt Air at 877-692-9402 to schedule a consultation.
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