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3 HVAC Factors to Consider When Building a New Home

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Building a new home can be stressful, but don’t neglect the HVAC system when discussing terms with your builder and searching for an HVAC company. A superior system can vastly improve your home’s energy efficiency and allow you to save money on your monthly utilities. Consider these three essential factors when choosing the HVAC system for your new Pooler, Georgia, home.

Unit Sizing

Improperly sized HVAC components can put a strain on your new house. If your system is too large, it will run in fits and starts, creating wear and tear on the interior components and shortening the unit’s lifespan. Units that are too small will constantly run to keep up with the demand, which means higher electrical bills and increased wear and tear.

We make sure our customers receive appropriately sized air conditioners for their new homes. We’ll consider all the necessary factors — such as the size of your family and the square footage of your home — so we can make the right decision.

Humidity and Indoor Air Quality

A highly rated air conditioner, heat pump, or furnace will keep your home at the desired temperature, but what about humidity and indoor air quality? Your air conditioner can’t always keep humidity levels in the ideal range, so you may want to install a whole-home dehumidifier. It monitors humidity levels and runs automatically when necessary.

You’ll also need smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. If anyone in your family suffers from asthma or seasonal allergies, you may also want to consider installing an air cleaner. It neutralizes pathogens and allergens that could irritate your respiratory system.


An improperly installed HVAC system might as well not exist at all. We offer professional installation so that you can move into your new home without any added stress. Hiring a handyman or non-expert could prove disastrous, so don’t let just anyone install your HVAC appliances.

If you’re building a new home in Pooler, Georgia, we’re here to help. To discuss your HVAC needs, call McDevitt Air at 877-692-9402. We can help you to choose the right unit that will work best for you.

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