The weather is heating up and Giordanos Heating and Air Conditioning knows you want to make sure you stay cool all summer long. So, if your air conditioner isn’t running well, how do you know whether to make the investment toward repairs or purchasing a new system?
Here are some questions you should consider when establishing if you need a new air conditioner:
- How old is my system?
If your system is 10 to 15 years old, you may choose to consider getting a replacement air conditioner. The technology and efficiencies in HVAC systems have continued to evolve in recent years and there many added features that help your home and wallet.
- How often are the breakdowns occurring?
If your repairs have been few and far between, it may not make sense to take the jump to a new system. However, if your system is requiring help on a more frequent basis, you are putting considerable cash into fixing a system that may not be operating properly.
- Have you noticed an increase in your energy usage?
It’s a good idea to keep an eye on your monthly energy usage. And since temperatures do change during the year, it’s a good idea to do yearly comparisons to get a more definite idea of how your energy usage has changed. If your system is laboring harder to produce the same results, it will result in higher energy consumption.
- Do you notice a change in your home comfort?
If your air conditioning system isn’t keeping you cool and comfortable, that’s an indication that something isn’t right. Our experts can help you decide if it needs repair or if you should consider a new system. We can also help you evaluate whether you have the most suitable system for your house and if it has the capacity to adequately cool your house.
You don’t have to make the choice on your own. Whether you choose to pursue repairing your system, or you want to start shopping for a newer system, we are trained to help review what you want out of your system and how you can achieve home comfort. If you have concerns about your air conditioner, give our professionals a call at 203-772-8319.