How to keep money in the bank – know what size AC unit a home needs.

How to keep money in the bank – know what size AC unit a home needs.

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In order to save money on your energy bill, your home needs an efficient AC unit that is the correct size. Properly sized HVAC units can save you money in so many ways! Cut energy costs, lower the likelihood of needed HVAC repairs, and cool your home effectively.

Size of HVAC Unit

Whenever you purchase a new AC unit or buy a new home with a system already installed, it’s important that the system is the correct size for the home.  If the HVAC unit is too small or too large for the home it can increase your energy bills significantly plus cost you more money in HVAC repairs.  

Energy use is increased because the HVAC unit has to work harder to heat or cool your home.  When the unit has to work harder, the parts become worn faster and can lead to major breakdowns in the unit, requiring heating and air repair.  To size an HVAC unit to cool your home efficiently, you need to know the exact square footage of your home.  An HVAC specialist can determine if your current unit is the correct size for your home.  They can let you know how the unit will impact your expenses if the unit is not sized properly.

Lifespan of HVAC System

When your HVAC system is correctly sized, it can lengthen the lifespan of your unit.  Typically air conditioners are designed to last 10 to 15 years, but if the unit isn’t sized right it can drastically shorten its lifespan, due to the increased need for HVAC repair. Another way to prolong the lifespan of your unit is to have regularly scheduled HVAC maintenance.  

HVAC Maintenance

With a properly sized air conditioner, you will notice far less heating and air repairs.  You will still have normal HVAC maintenance needs but you won’t have unexpected expenses for heating and air repairs.  Estes Services has certified technicians who perform HVAC maintenance of your unit.  HVAC maintenance improves efficiency and prevents breakdowns, helping you avoid surprise HVAC repairs.

HVAC Repairs

HVAC systems that aren’t running efficiently due to the incorrect sizing are extremely expensive because of excessive energy consumption.  Heating and air repairs will happen more often if the unit is using more energy than it has to.  Unexpected HVAC repairs can be costly and are inconvenient to your daily life.  

Don’t get stuck spending more money then you need to on your energy bill.  Call Estes Services today and see how a properly sized HVAC unit can save you money on energy and heating and air repairs!