When window air conditioners came out, they transformed a lot of lives. Suddenly, people who could not afford to have central AC installed could stay cool in their homes without spending so much. People in homes not suited to central air also had a nice alternative. But times have changed a lot since the invention of window air conditioners.
There are now more types of central AC systems — most homes suit one of them.
Before installing an HVAC unit in your home or office, consider your air conditioning needs, budget, and personal preferences. The process can get confusing if you have never shopped for HVAC systems. Therefore, ask an HVAC installation expert to explain the different systems, how they function, and how they can serve your air conditioning needs.
Here are some HVAC systems you can check out.
Heating and Cooling HVAC Systems
If you need an HVAC system to serve you in all seasons of the year, install a heating and cooling system.
Your heating system requires some work from time to time in order to keep it running properly and working as it should for a long time to come. To prevent a breakdown of your system, you need to be performing routine maintenance on your system to prevent issues or problems that may require costly repairs. Some maintenance you may be able to handle on your own, or you can leave the maintenance work to a professional HVAC company.
Air conditioning system installation is a proven way to get the additional cooling your home needs to keep you comfortable during the summer season. However, choosing the right cooling system for your home can be daunting, especially if you're a first-time AC shopper.
Air conditioners come in all shapes and sizes to suit different applications. Here's what to consider to find the best one for your residential cooling needs.
How You Intend To Cool Your Home
The AFUE (annual fuel utilization efficiency) rating is often one of the first things you'll see when looking at any new furnace. The AFUE provides an at-a-glance indication of a furnace's ability to convert its fuel source into heat for your home. A higher AFUE rating means a furnace is more efficient and will cost you less to run each month.
In practice, furnaces tend to fall into two broad categories: standard efficiency and high efficiency.