Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions,
Karl has been serving the HVAC industry for the past 35 years, currently serving as Emerson’s vice president of air conditioning sales and technical support for OEMs and the aftermarket. Whether it is selecting a contractor, performing simple maintenance, understanding the regulations and efficiency ratings, or providing insight to what types of equipment are available, Karl offers guidance on these and other HVAC topics. For contractors and other HVAC professionals, he dives deeper into the technology and regulations, and what that can mean for their business and future plans.
One of the most important questions you can ask yourself is: What contractor should I use? When selecting a contractor, it is imperative to consider whether your contractor is certified and which certifications they currently hold.
The most common objection you hear when talking to customers about various levels of air conditioning systems probably has to do with price. While this is a challenging hurdle to overcome, many times customers fail to assign costs to aspects of their life that are often overlooked, but greatly valued.
One of the most important factors in achieving satisfaction with your air conditioning replacement is the selection of the right contractor. Even the best equipment will not provide you comfort if it is not sized and installed properly. There are several organizations which certify AC technicians like NATE and ACCA.
We asked two licensed contractors to share some advice and best practices on things homeowners can do to prepare for a contractor visit, maintain their system, and have an overall positive experience with their air conditioning and heating system.
The decision of whether to repair or replace an entire HVAC system is a dilemma contractors are often asked about by customers. On average, people will likely purchase four new cars before they are faced with a major repair or the need for a new system.
The choice of a contractor is an important decision and shouldn’t be made quickly or without due diligence. Finding a contractor who can become a real partner in the maintenance of your home’s HVAC equipment can be invaluable for years to come.