How to Tell It’s Time to Upgrade Your Air Conditioner

How to Tell It’s Time to Upgrade Your Air Conditioner

An efficient air conditioner is crucial in your Largo, Florida, home if you are to save money on your bills and cool your property efficiently. When your air conditioner stops working as well as it should, or your bills start to get too high, it’s time to look into an upgrade.

Increase in Energy Bills

Your energy bills are a real sign of how effectively your system is working. If your bills suddenly spike and there doesn’t seem to be any other contributing factor, your system might be breaking down. If the system is damaged or has not been maintained, it may be working harder to cool your home. This increased use of energy by the air conditioner will lead to higher energy bills.

Home Comfort Diminishes

If your home isn’t comfortable, then your HVAC system isn’t doing its job. If you experience uneven airflow, or your system doesn’t cool your home, it could be a sign that the unit is about to break down. Even if your system isn’t old or giving out, it might not be the right one for your home. If your system works well but isn’t cooling your home properly, contact your HVAC technician to make sure it is the right size and type for your home. It might be time to look into upgrading to something more appropriate, such as a zoning system or heat pump.

Your System Is Old

Unfortunately, your HVAC system can’t last forever. If your air conditioner is over ten years old, it could be time for an upgrade. The lifespan of your equipment depends on its quality and whether you’ve invested in regular maintenance. Even if your system seems to work fine, you could be missing out on energy savings with an upgrade to a unit with a higher SEER rating.

Contact United Air Conditioning today to speak with one of our qualified HVAC technicians. We can help you to accurately determine whether or not you need an upgrade, what kind of system you need, and what kind of savings you would see from an upgraded unit. Call us today at 727-470-6803 to find out about our specials offers on new energy efficient systems.

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