According to the Department of Energy Home (DOE), you should replace your heating and cooling unit with a new one every 10-15 years. The benefits of replacing an aging AC unit with a new one include:
Lower Maintenance Costs
An aging AC unit is more prone to failures/breakdowns, meaning it is likely to require frequent maintenance and replacement of worn out parts. As such, the cost of keeping an aging AC unit in good working condition could easily add up to thousands of dollars. To avoid spending such amounts of money, contact ustoday regarding your AC replacement needs.
Better Energy Efficiency
In general, a new AC unit would offer better energy efficiency than an old unit. In fact, data from the DOE shows that replacing an old AC unit with a modern one could improve energy efficiency by up to 20%. Furthermore, data published on the Energy Star website show that ENERGY STAR qualified heating/cooling units tend to be 15% more energy-efficient than conventional ones.
Lower Energy Bills
According to the DOE, heating, and cooling accounts for 48% of energy consumption in the average US household. Fortunately, you can lower your energy costs by up to 30% by implementing measures such as replacing your AC system with a more energy-efficient one, improving insulation, and installing a thermostat with energy-saving features.
By replacing your old AC unit with a new one, you would be able to enjoy lower AC unit maintenance costs, generous utility rebates, better energy efficiency and lower energy costs. Schedule your free in-home estimate today to talk to an AC replacement expert.