Upgrading your HVAC system can help you save money and make your Savannah, Georgia, home more comfortable. The improvement you choose might seem expensive at first, but you’ll eventually get that investment back through lower utility bills. An HVAC upgrade could even increase the value of your home. Here are some more great reasons to upgrade your HVAC system.
Your System is Older
Most HVAC systems last for about 15 years. If your system is older, you should replace it with a more efficient, environmentally-friendly model before you have to deal with an inconvenient breakdown.
Newer air conditioners use a refrigerant called R-410A that doesn’t deplete the ozone layer, and older units use R-22. R-410A won’t work with older systems, and all R-22 production will stop in 2020. This will make repairs more difficult for older air conditioners. Replacing your system now will give you time to research all your options.
Indoor Air Quality is Poor
Pollutants like mold, pollen, and pet dander can cause asthma attacks, allergies, and other respiratory problems. Change your air filter regularly and have a professional check your ductwork. If your indoor air quality is still low, upgrade your HVAC system with a ventilator that minimizes energy loss while removing stale air from your home. You can also add a whole-home dehumidifier or a UV lamp to prevent mold.
Your Home Isn’t Comfortable
If your heater or air conditioner isn’t working correctly, you may notice annoying noises or areas in your home that are too warm or too cool. A new system will solve these problems. However, some members of your family might still be uncomfortable because different people prefer different temperatures. To make everyone comfortable, choose a system with zoning. Each area or zone has its own thermostat, and you can control the temperature of each zone independently. This will save energy since you won’t have to condition unoccupied areas.
McDevitt Air is a Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer with over 35 years of experience. Call us anytime at 877-692-9402 for expert help with upgrading, maintaining, or repairing your HVAC system.
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