The Benefits of High Efficiency HVAC Equipment

Monday, May 13th, 2019

tools-in-pocketIf you’re trying to save on your energy expenses then the best place to start is with your HVAC equipment. HVAC equipment is typically the primary use of energy in a home—yours probably isn’t an exception. Joliet is one of those places where you rely heavily upon an air conditioner or heater for the majority of the year. There aren’t many times when you can describe our weather as “mild.” That dependency on your HVAC system really adds up. If you’re looking to make some changes that will help you save money you can start by maintaining and/or upgrading your HVAC equipment.

Unfortunately, the details of HVAC equipment aren’t always so straightforward. If you’re looking for high-efficiency HVAC in Joliet, IL but you’re overwhelmed by the options, make sure you contact our team. We have a full staff of educated technicians ready to guide you through the process.

Well-Maintained HVAC Equipment is Great HVAC Equipment

Do you get those biannual reminders to schedule maintenance services for your air conditioner in spring and your heater in fall? Do you take heed or just ignore these reminders? If you fall more into the “ignore” category then you’re doing yourself a real disservice. Well-maintained HVAC equipment is HVAC equipment that will last you well into the future. This is because well-maintained systems:

Work Better

A well-maintained system works better. Think about it like this: if you were going to take a road trip from Joliet down to New Orleans would you just hop in your car without a care in the world? The answer is probably a resounding no. Even if your car was fresh off the lot, you would probably get your tires rotated or get an oil change at the very least to prepare your car for the long trip ahead.

You need to think of your HVAC system in this same light. The HVAC system is the car in this situation and the heat of summer or the cold of winter are the road trips. You can prepare your HVAC system with a tune-up. If you want to maintain your system well into the future then join our maintenance program today.

Avoid Breakdowns

Let’s continue on with the analogy that we started above, a car that’s had a little TLC before a road trip is a lot less likely to break down after a long trip. The same is true with a well-maintained HVAC system. If you give a professional the opportunity to take a deep dive into your system before summer or winter, you can fix small problems before they become big, debilitating issues in the middle of a heatwave or a cold front.

Upgrading to High-Efficiency Models Can Help Too

If you’ve tuned-up your HVAC system and even called for repairs in the past, it might just be time for you to upgrade your HVAC system. There are great HVAC systems on the market today. The latest furnaces on the market boast an AFUE (Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency) rating of 78-84%, and air conditioners have higher SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) ratings than ever. If your air conditioner or heater costs too much then it might be time to upgrade. If you come to a technician from our team we can point you in the direction of the best systems on the market.

There are so many benefits to upgrading your HVAC equipment. If you’re ready to take a walk on the high-efficiency side, make sure that you contact our team at Comfort First Heating and Cooling, Inc. today to schedule.

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