Shavitz Heating and Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioner Installation’

Why Is a Correctly Sized Air Conditioning System Important?

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Are you looking to purchase a new air conditioner for your home? If so, you’re likely to approach the purchase like you would any other appliance. You’ll probably look for the biggest unit available within your budget. Unfortunately, this is one of the biggest mistakes homeowners make. A professionally installed and sized air conditioner is vital for your system’s efficiency and your home comfort.

When our HVAC technicians come to size your unit, they look at many factors, including the correct BTUs (British Thermal Units) needed. BTUs are a measurement of the cooling capacity of an AC system. This is just one of many factors our professionals look at: if any factors are missed then you could very well find yourself with a premature system replacement.

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How to Ensure Your New Air Conditioner Will Save You Money

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Most homeowners don’t realize just how important efficiency is when it comes to saving money while using their air conditioning system. Of course, high-efficiency appliances are going to cost more upfront, however the money you’ll save on your monthly utility bills will more than likely make up for this.

Before you can determine how much a high efficiency AC system will save you, it’s essential that you understand how this efficiency is determined. Modern air conditioners come with a ratio called the seasonal energy efficiency rating (SEER). The higher the SEER is on an air conditioner, the more efficient that model is.

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Common Signs That an Air Conditioner Replacement Is Needed

Monday, June 20th, 2016

As summer quickly approaches, you’ll be relying more and more on your air conditioner to keep your home cool. As such, the strain you put on your system will increase. In most air conditioning systems, this extra stress will eventually cause components to start breaking down, which in the most ideal cases can be fixed with a quick repair call.

If your air conditioning system is aging, however, then the stress of getting your home through summer can be enough to cause it to break down completely. You may be unsure if it’s really time to replace your air conditioner before the heat of summer hits. Therefore, we’ve shared a few signs below that indicate this is the case.

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