Innovative Upgrades: 3 Heating and Cooling Systems to Consider
If your HVAC system is more than 10 years old or you’re making frequent repairs just to keep it running, it’s probably time for an upgrade. Investing in a new system will do more than reduce your repair bills. It may slash your energy bill by as much as $200 a year. Consider these innovative options for your Raleigh home.
Ductless Systems – High-Efficiency Comfort with Minimal Installation
Ductless systems are an efficient alternative to traditional heating and cooling systems. They eliminate the need for ducts, which (when they aren’t maintained and sealed correctly) will let much of your air leak away before you even get to experience the heating or cooling effect. You can use a ductless air conditioner in any room of the house. Situate them strategically around the home, and you can cool only the rooms you’re using throughout the day to maximize your energy savings.
Geothermal Systems – Making the Most of Natural Elements
A geothermal heat pump is an innovative alternative to an air source heat pump. These systems draw on the natural heating or cooling temperatures found deep in the Earth. Liquid circulates through underground pipes, cooling down in summer or drawing from the Earth’s stored warmth in winter. This HVAC alternative can cut your energy bills by as much as 70 percent.
Hybrid Systems – The Best of Everything
If you can’t get the home comfort benefits you want from a heat pump alone, you can install a hybrid system. This may include a combination of a geothermal heat pump and air source heat pump or a heat pump and furnace. These systems offer maximum flexibility with the option to increase your energy efficiency at any time by selecting the right combination of settings.
To learn more about how you can improve your home comfort with a new air conditioner or heat system, contact Air Experts at 919-887-2132. Taking a new approach can dramatically lower your bills and increase home comfort.
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