Choosing the Best HVAC System for Your Needs
Tell your contractor all of the things you would like to improve on from your current heating and air system. By educating yourself on what you'd like your system to do for your home and asking upfront for these features, you will be happier in the long run.
There are two important considerations when selecting the best air conditioning and heating system for your needs:
Hire a capable contractor. With central heating and cooling, product performance and reliability are directly related to the contractor's ability to design and install a proper system. Check out our tips on how to select the right contractor.
Know what you want. Because air conditioning and heating purchases aren't made very often, you may not know about the latest technology or solutions for common indoor problems. Now's the time to speak up if you'd like to save energy, lower utility costs, reduce hot and cold spots or fix a host of other problems.
An air conditioning and heating purchase is a 16-20 year commitment, so now is the time to get the system that will satisfy your family's needs for a long time coming. Start by reviewing the questions below.
Do you want to control temperature by room?
Do you want to lower your energy bills?
Would you like to reduce the amount of hot and cold spots in your home?
Do you want to reduce dust?
Do you want to reduce pet dander?
Does anyone in your family suffer from allergies?
Does your home get too dry in winter?