In some cases, it’s best to buy a new air conditioning system instead of repairing the existing system. If you aren’t sure when to start shopping for a new HVAC system for your Clinton, SC, home, this blog can help identify when that time has arrived.
The HVAC System Is Over 15 Years Old
When a heat pump is approaching 10 to 15 years old, it’s overall efficiency levels will drop. According to the experts at the Department of Energy, an average heat pump should be upgraded every 10 to 15 years because most of its components will begin to deteriorate beyond a decade. However, if you take care of your unit by seeking maintenance once or twice a year, you may be able to extend its life span past 15 years.
Repair Costs Are More Than a Brand-New HVAC System
If you have to seek repair services for your heat pump fairly often, you should strongly consider a new installation. To ensure that an upgrade is the best strategy, calculate the cost of past repairs and if a new repair is needed now. If the cost is approaching 40% of the cost of a new system, it’s wise to invest in a new system. A new HVAC system would give you better financial benefits now and in the long run. Because of new technology since your last system was installed, you can expect to save 20% or more in monthly utility bills with a new system
Indoor Air Discomfort
When an air conditioner cools a home, it removes humidity plus eliminates dirt, dander and dust. If the air quality is always poor throughout your home, it may be time to upgrade your HVAC system. A new system will improve your comfort level in addition to saving you money.
New HVAC installations can be challenging for most homeowners. Contact us at Hanna Cooling & Air Conditioning today to set up an appointment for a prompt and professional consultation and air conditioning installation.
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