The weather is heating up and Faust Air Conditioning and Heating knows you want to make sure you remain comfortable all summer long. So, if your air conditioner isn’t running correctly, how do you know whether to make the investment toward repairs or purchasing a new system?
Here are some questions you should contemplate when determining if you need a new air conditioner:
- How old is my system?
If your system is 10 to 15 years old, you may want to contemplate investing in a replacement air conditioner. The technology and efficiencies in HVAC systems have continued to progress in recent years and there some extra features that help your home and wallet.
- How often are the breakdowns occurring?
If your repairs have been a rare occasion, it may not make sense to take the plunge to a new system. However, if your system is requiring assistance on a more frequent basis, you are putting substantial cash into fixing a system that may not be working properly.
- Have you noticed an increase in your energy usage?
It’s a good idea to monitor your monthly energy usage. And since temperatures do vary throughout the year, it’s a good idea to do once a year comparisons to get a more accurate picture of how your energy usage has changed. If your system is working harder to produce the same results, it will result in higher energy use.
- Do you notice a change in your home comfort?
If your air conditioning system isn’t keeping you cool and comfortable, that’s a sign that something isn’t right. Our experts can help you decide if it needs repair or if you should look for a new system. We can also help you judge whether you have the most suitable system for your house and if it has the strength to completely 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 qualified 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 979-323-6130.