It’s hard to imagine life during the hot summer months without a fully operational HVAC system. A working air conditioner helps you get through the hot weather by keeping your home cool. For this reason, when your HVAC system breaks, the effect can often be unbearable. Fortunately, you can prevent your HVAC from breaking down in the first place through proper maintenance and, if necessary, replacement. Here are some signs that it’s time to replace your HVAC system:
- Decreased Efficiency
If you are like most individuals, you are always looking for new opportunities to save money, including using less energy. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to lower your energy bill during the summer months due to high cooling costs. Your cooling costs may be particularly high if your HVAC system is not operating efficiently. As HVAC units age, they tend to lose their efficiency. This means that they have to work harder to produce the same level of comfort, so you are sure to see your energy bills increase as your HVAC system’s performance decreases. If you find that this is the case in your home, it may be time to consider a replacement HVAC unit.
- Old Age
Even if you have maintained your HVAC system well and are not experiencing dramatic increases in heating or cooling costs, replacing your HVAC unit may still be a good idea. In recent years, there have been impressive advances in HVAC technology. Units today are more efficient, quieter, and more reliable than ever before. If your unit is over 10 years old, chances are that it was made with obsolete technology. Replacing your old unit can help you cool your home more effectively while also saving money.
Replacing your old HVAC system with help from Centra is an investment in your home’s future. In addition to experiencing increased comfort, you can begin saving on your monthly energy bills immediately. To learn more about HVAC replacement in British Columbia, call Centra at (604) 882-5010. You can also rely on Centra to upgrade your windows for additional energy savings.