Don’t Make These Air Conditioning Purchase Mistakes

6/8/17 11:30 AM Chris Long

Common mistakes consumers make when buying an air conditioning system

Let’s say you’ve decided to buy a new home. You meet with a real estate agent, you take the tour, you discuss prices.

But you don’t ask any questions. You don’t wonder about local schools, zoning restrictions, or whether the neighbors throw wild parties. You just assume.

If you’re saying, “I wouldn’t do that,” we’d be inclined to agree. Most people don’t make assumptions about important purchases like homes or cars.

Yet when it comes to purchasing air conditioning – a vital component of your home – we see far too many clients making costly assumptions.

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How Much Does It Cost to Install Central Air Conditioning?

6/1/17 12:00 PM Chris Long

how much does it cost to install central air conditioning

Summer is just a few weeks away, but some parts of the country have already suffered through their share of 90 degree days.

It’s around this time of year that people who don’t have central air conditioning start thinking about getting it installed. And if you’re one of those people, you might be wondering about the cost of installing central air conditioning.

That’s only natural. Thinking “What will this cost us?” is part of any major purchase.

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Benefits of a Ductless Mini-Split Air Conditioner

5/18/17 12:00 PM Chris Long

ductless mini-split air conditioner

Are you considering ductless air conditioning for your home? Maybe something along the lines of a ductless mini-split air conditioner?

If that’s the case, here are a few things you should know:

1. You’ll get a flexible cooling method

Traditional central air forces cooled air through ducts, a ductless system brings air directly into different zones of your home. These systems are made up of a small outdoor unit and a at least one indoor unit.

You might see them referred to as split-systems or multi-split systems. Whatever their name, this cooling method gives home owners a cost-effective way to replace outdated window units.

2. You’ll save money

A major factor driving homeowners to invest in a ductless mini-split air conditioner is the savings involved. An inefficient cooling system can quickly drive up your monthly energy costs.

A ductless system uses less power than a forced-air system and delivers cooled air with more efficiency. And because a multi-split system lets you create zones around your home, you won’t need to cool rooms that you aren’t using.

Aside from the savings you’ll get from a lower energy bill, you may also be eligible for a tax credit or utility rebate for the year in which you install your ductless system.

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What is a Two-Stage Cooling System?

5/11/17 10:45 AM Chris Long

two-stage cooling system

Are you nervous about the prospect of facing another summer with a worn-out air conditioner?

If you’re thinking about AC replacement for your home, you may want to consider installing a two-stage cooling system. This is a method of air conditioning that offers better, more efficient cooling, but also saves you money without taking away your comfort.

How does a two-stage cooling system work?

A standard air conditioning system will only run at full blast. When you need to cool your home, you get an elevated level of air conditioning, whether you need it or not. Not only can this be uncomfortable, it wastes energy and costs you money.

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How Can I Retrofit My Home for an AC Unit?

5/4/17 11:30 AM Chris Long

If you ever lived in an old house or apartment, you may have made due with portable window air conditioning units.

With temperatures rising, and summer approaching, those little window units aren’t going to cut it when it comes to keeping you and your family cool.

If your home doesn’t have its own central AC unit, installing one isn’t as complicated or costly as you might suspect.

If your home has an existing electric or gas-forced air heating system, installing air conditioning can normally be done in one day.

You should first have your ducts inspected. They may need to be modified to handle an increase in the volume of air your AC system will produce.

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