Sometimes a simple repair is all your HVAC system needs and other times replacement is the best option. A couple of things to consider before looking at a new system: When was the last time the filter was changed or perhaps even upgrading the thermostat? We go from extreme heat to sub-freezing temperatures in Oregon. Lane County, Oregon residents can drastically reduce their energy consumption by upgrading to modern, energy-efficient HVAC Systems.
However, when the following factors come into play, it’s good to have a trained technician inspect the unit and determine the best options for your home or business.
- Your system needs frequent repairs
- Your energy bills are high despite the same usage
- Your system is over 15 years old
- Old Electrical Wiring – these can become brittle and break down which poses a fire hazard
If you search for this topic online, you’ll notice various Energy Star and government websites recommend you replace HVAC systems every 10 to 15 years. We all know this is not actually the case among many homeowners.
For instance, if you are a landlord with rental properties, you might wait until the HVAC system breaks or the tenant complains. Or maybe you are a brand new first-time homebuyer, it’s understandable that these statistics are not something you are supposed to be aware of.
We know that newer HVAC systems are far more efficient than units built in the early 2000s. Old systems may run, need yearly repairs, and clunk along keeping your family comfortable for a long time.
Jco Heating A/C Electrical is here to show you what the possible savings could be. Those old units might run, but they are costing you far more to operate. Let us show you what type of savings is possible. Upgrading to a high-efficiency air conditioner can cut down on your energy bills by as much as 20 percent.