The weather is heating up and GV Heating & Air knows you want to make sure you stay comfortable all summer long. So, if your air conditioner isn’t running well, how do you know whether to make the investment toward repairs or purchasing a new system?
Here are some questions you should consider when deciding if you need a new air conditioner:
- How old is my system?
If your system is 10 to 15 years old, you may choose to contemplate getting a replacement air conditioner. The technology and efficiencies in HVAC systems have continued to progress in recent years and there some added features that benefit your home and wallet.
- How often are the breakdowns occurring?
If your repairs have been few and far between, it may not make sense to take the leap to a new system. However, if your system is requiring assistance on a more frequent basis, you are putting considerable money into fixing a system that may not be operating properly.
- Have you noticed an increase in your energy usage?
It’s a good idea to monitor your monthly energy usage. And since temperatures do differ during the year, it’s a good idea to do yearly comparisons to get a more specific picture of how your energy usage has changed. If your system is working harder to accomplish the same results, it will result in higher energy consumption.
- Do you notice a change in your home comfort?
If your air conditioning system isn’t keeping you cool and comfortable, that’s a signal that something isn’t right. Our experts can help you determine if it needs repair or if you should look for a new system. We can also help you evaluate whether you have the most suitable system for your house and if it has the capacity to adequately cool your house.
You don’t have to make the choice on your own. Whether you elect to pursue repairing your system, or you want to start searching for a newer system, we are qualified to help review what you want out of your system and how you can achieve home comfort. If you have concerns about your air conditioner, give our professionals a call at 763-535-2000.