Discover more about the Seasonable Energy Efficiency Ratio, also known as SEER, and the different types of AC units before purchasing a new HVAC system for your home.
Did you know that 65% of home energy use is consumed by water heaters and HVAC systems? With Earth Day right around the corner now’s the time to include HVAC maintenance in your spring cleaning schedule in order to keep those systems running efficiently.
Over time when living in a new home or newly carpeted home, some may notice black lines/areas forming around the perimeter of carpeted rooms. The black lines on the edge of your carpet are a result of filtration soil.
How Your HVAC System Plays a Role in Filtration Soil:
The general rule is,
The Goodman 16-18 SEER systems featuring the Copeland Scroll two-stage compressor provide contractors with an ideal way to help homeowners get the comfort and efficiency they want at an accessible price. In this podcast, you can check out an interview with Eric Strausbaugh of Emerson and Steve Miles of Jerry Kelly Heating and Air Conditioning to hear what Steve thinks about two-stage technology and how to talk about it with homeowners.
The industry is getting ready for the upcoming cooling season, and this can be a very busy time of year for contractors. In this episode of HVAC on Air, we’d like to take a moment and look at how attending shows like ACCA,
Fresh outdoor air is required to maintain indoor air quality and a healthy building environment. However, it usually takes much more energy to treat outdoor air than recirculated air, and a large portion of this energy is spent removing humidity.
Discussing strategies on how to replace your AC system so that you find what’s right for you and your home. You should repair your system if it is within warranty, or a few years out of warranty. Finding a good contractor will help with that decision.
Typically, air conditioning systems in the premium category are defined as having energy efficiency ratings that are 16 SEER or higher. Most in this category also have an important feature called “capacity modulation.”
Modulating air conditioning systems provide lower energy consumption,
The air conditioning and heat pump efficiency regulations that went into effect on January 1, 2015 will only affect new equipment, including both the indoor and outdoor units. General repairs to an existing system should not be affected unless the whole indoor or outdoor units are replaced.
There are three key questions to ask when considering installing a 13 SEER unit.
- Which region you are in?
- When was the 13 SEER system built?
- Was it a heat pump or straight AC?