Energy Efficient HVAC Systems: What You Should Know

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Gina Napsin
February 17, 2023
Heating & Cooling
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With the world progressing, our technology progresses with it. Over the last decades, companies never fail to entertain people with different appliances that make our lives easier. From air conditioning that keeps us cool to refrigerators that store our leftovers, appliances keep advancing and adding on convenient features.

However, the energy we use with these appliances also affects our environment. This led to manufacturers adding features that are efficient in saving energy. One of these is the Energy Efficient HVAC Systems. And here’s all you need to know about it!

Energy-Efficient HVAC Systems

Many homes rely on HVAC systems to keep interior spaces at a suitable temperature. However, since heating and cooling may make up as much as half of a household's overall energy costs, installing an energy-efficient HVAC system may be quite advantageous.

Energy Efficient HVAC Systems use less energy than standard HVAC Systems. They cost much less without affecting the comfort and performance standard HVAC systems give. And if you’re wondering whether you have this type of HVAC system installed, here are some ways to tell if your HVAC system is energy efficient.

  • Age and Maintenance History

If your HVAC system is new and modern, it may have the feature of being energy efficient. If it’s old and outdated, it might not be environmentally friendly.

  • Overall system performance

Notice if your HVAC system is struggling with its workload, this indicates a lot of strain is being used on it. Constant maintenance, inconsistent cooling, and odd scents or noises are signs of insufficient energy efficiency.

  • Increase in Monthy Expenses

Your unit is consuming energy rather than conserving it if your monthly energy bill keeps increasing. Pay close attention to your heating and cooling expenses, and note any instances when they seem excessive.

  • SEER Rating

Looking at an air conditioner's SEER rating is one of the simplest methods to assess its energy efficiency. The seasonal energy efficiency ratio, or SEER rating, details how much energy your unit requires to maintain a comfortable temperature compared to how much energy is lost as heat or cold.

An energy-saving HVAC system will save you money and the environment by reducing the number of fossil fuels you use for heating and cooling. If you need more convincing, here are other benefits of energy-efficient HVAC systems:

  • Saves you money
  • Reduces the strain on your A/C
  • Increases your HVAC system’s lifespan

And for more information about HVAC systems, don’t hesitate to contact Home Alliance!

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