3 Things to Consider When Choosing a New HVAC System

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Choosing the right HVAC unit is a big decision. You will rely on this unit to effectively cool and heat your home. Consider the following when choosing a new HVAC system for your Crockett, Texas, home.

Energy Efficiency Rating

Fortunately, most of today's newer HVAC units are designed to be nearly 100 percent efficient. However, efficiency ratings do vary among units. You can identify how efficient a unit is by its seasonal energy efficiency ratio (SEER). The higher the SEER rating is, the more efficient the unit is. Units that are more efficient can heat and cool your home while also cutting your energy costs.

Size of the Unit

HVAC units also come in all different sizes. A larger unit is not necessarily a better one, especially if you have a smaller home. You want to choose a unit that will fit in your home without taking up too much space. You also want a unit that appropriately meets your needs without over or under heating and cooling. It is best to have a professional evaluate your home heating and cooling needs and help you determine the best size of the HVAC unit.

Price

Price is an important factor for many homeowners when buying a new HVAC unit. It is important to keep in mind that choosing the least expensive system is not always the most cost-efficient choice. Cheaper units may end up costing you more in monthly utility costs. Going with the most expensive unit may also not be the best choice. Additionally, your HVAC unit will require routine maintenance and upkeep to keep it working efficiently. Don't forget to consider the operating costs of the HVAC unit you are considering.

When choosing a new HVAC system, it is important to consider its energy efficiency rating, the size of the unit, and the cost of installation and upkeep. Call McWilliams & Son Heating & Air Conditioning today at 936-465-9191 to discuss your new HVAC unit needs.

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