6 Important HVAC System Features You Should Know About
If you’re planning to upgrade the HVAC system in your Victorville, California, home, it’s important to know which features are important. This information will help you choose an appropriate system.
A new HVAC system that isn’t large enough to cater to your home’s square footage isn’t energy-efficient. The system will continuously run in an effort to heat and cool your home, which puts unnecessary wear and tear on the system. A system that is too large will also be inefficient, because it won’t cycle properly.
You will also want an HVAC system with an appropriate Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) rating. A lower rating, such as 13 SEER is adequate but not as efficient as an HVAC system with a 20 SEER. Higher SEER systems result in lower utility bills.
The position of the indoor and outdoor units is important. An indoor unit placed at floor level is easily accessible for maintenance checks or repairs. The outside unit also needs to be placed in an appropriate area where it can be seen and not heard. It needs to be in a location where it isn’t in danger of being damaged.
The ductwork is a vital part of the HVAC system. The ducts transport air throughout your home. If the ductwork isn’t properly installed and balanced using the correct size ducts, it can result in uneven and inconsistent room temperatures.
Select a system that uses either copper or aluminum for the condenser coil. Both metals have a long lifespan, support system efficiency, and are less likely to rust.
The installation of a filter dryer increases the life of the compressor by removing dirt, grit, and moisture.
If you’re ready to choose a system, or you need information about Trane HVAC systems, contact Clemmer Services Heating & Air Conditioning at 760-208-4930. Our knowledgeable staff can answer all of your questions about HVAC systems and installation.
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