Summertime is a time of the year when you need a reliable central HVAC system in your Madison, MS, home. We’ve listed three ways you can determine if it’s time to replace your central HVAC unit.
HVAC System’s Age
The Department of Energy says that a central HVAC unit usually needs to be replaced after 10 to 15 years of use. That’s when the system’s major components will start to deteriorate and need repairs. Of course, this depends on how much the system has been used, how well it has been maintained, and the quality of the system.
Recurring Repairs and Services
As a central heating and cooling system ages, you’ll find yourself starting to request repair services. When you find yourself paying for the replacement of a major component, purchasing a new system may be the better choice in the long run. Reduced utility bills associated with a new central HVAC system will also contribute to the savings you’ll experience.
Your Utility Bills Keep Climbing
Naturally, you’ll spend more money on utility bills in the summertime. But if your utility bill is significantly higher this year than it was in the same month last year, your central HVAC system is no longer running efficiently. Age and lack of maintenance contribute to your system under-performing.
An HVAC system is a big investment. But there comes a time when getting a new, high-efficiency HVAC system makes sense. If your system requires the obsolete R-22 refrigerant, you’ll find that replenishing the refrigerant in your system could be much more costly than you paid in the past. R-22 refrigerant is being phased out due to its toxicity to the environment, and is no longer being produced.
When the weather gets unbearably hot, you’ll want a central air conditioning system that does not increase utility bills or require frequent repair services at the worst times. Contact Hux Air Conditioning if it’s time to consider a new air conditioning installation. We have over 20 years of experience installing heating and cooling systems. Our technicians are certified and we provide a 100% satisfaction guarantee on the services we provide. Call us today for more information.
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