Your HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) system plays a vital role in maintaining comfort in your home. When you encounter an issue with your HVAC, you face a common dilemma: Should you repair it, or is it time to replace it?
While it might seem counterintuitive to replace your HVAC system in the fall, there are several compelling reasons why this season is an ideal time for an upgrade.
For homeowners with older or inefficient air conditioner spring can be a great time to replace your a/c unit
As many homeowners make their plans for home improvements for the coming year, there are new 2023 efficiency regulations to consider. Every six years the US Department of Energy (DOE) reanalyzes the effects of energy usage, sets minimum efficiency requirements, and manages testing standards by which HVAC equipment efficiency is measured. On January 1, 2023,… Read More
Understanding different HVAC terminology and efficiency ratings and regulations can help homeowners make better decisions about their HVAC system. Here are a few frequently asked questions about efficiency standards for air conditioners and heat pumps. What is a SEER rating? The Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio or SEER is the ratio of total heat removed from… Read More
Heat pumps have been an efficient and versatile option to condition homes throughout North Carolina for many years. Now, thanks to inverter technology, they are even better. What Is Inverter Technology? In a traditional system, the equipment cycles on and off as needed to maintain the desired temperature. Each time the system cycles on to… Read More
Do you know what kind of system you have in your home? If you live in the Piedmont Triad, chances are you probably have one of these systems in your home. Air Conditioning and Gas Furnace System The most common type of HVAC system pairs an exterior air conditioner with an interior air handler or… Read More
A dual-fuel system is a home comfort system that combines an electric heat pump with a gas furnace. The system is designed to alternate between the electric and gas to maximize efficiency while ensuring a comfortable home. During the summer months, when you need cooling, the heat pump works like an air conditioner, cooling the… Read More
Homeowners faced with HVAC equipment replacement have several strategies to find the best system for their home, the needs of their family, and their budget. With the rising costs of HVAC equipment replacement, it can be helpful to know what saving opportunities are available. Here are a few options to consider when it is time… Read More